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Chapter
Psalms 37

Book of Psalms - Chapter 37

Psalms 37:1

[A Psalm] of David. Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

Psalms 37:2

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Psalms 37:3

Trust in the LORD, and do good; [so] shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Psalms 37:4

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Psalms 37:5

Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring [it] to pass.

Psalms 37:6

And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

Psalms 37:7

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Psalms 37:8

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

Psalms 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Psalms 37:10

For yet a little while, and the wicked [shall] not [be]: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it [shall] not [be].

Psalms 37:11

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Psalms 37:12

The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

Psalms 37:13

The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

Psalms 37:14

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, [and] to slay such as be of upright conversation.

Psalms 37:15

Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.

Psalms 37:16

A little that a righteous man hath [is] better than the riches of many wicked.

Psalms 37:17

For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.

Psalms 37:18

The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.

Psalms 37:19

They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

Psalms 37:20

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD [shall be] as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.

Psalms 37:21

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous showeth mercy, and giveth.

Psalms 37:22

For [such as be] blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and [they that be] cursed of him shall be cut off.

Psalms 37:23

The steps of a [good] man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.

Psalms 37:24

Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth [him with] his hand.

Psalms 37:25

I have been young, and [now] am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

Psalms 37:26

[He is] ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed [is] blessed.

Psalms 37:27

Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.

Psalms 37:28

For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

Psalms 37:29

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Psalms 37:30

The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

Psalms 37:31

The law of his God [is] in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

Psalms 37:32

The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.

Psalms 37:33

The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.

Psalms 37:34

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see [it].

Psalms 37:35

I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.

Psalms 37:36

Yet he passed away, and, lo, he [was] not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.

Psalms 37:37

Mark the perfect [man], and behold the upright: for the end of [that] man [is] peace.

Psalms 37:38

But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off.

Psalms 37:39

But the salvation of the righteous [is] of the LORD: [he is] their strength in the time of trouble.

Psalms 37:40

And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.