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Psalms Chapter 37 (Index)

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

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

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

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

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

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

007  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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

014  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.

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

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

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

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

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

020  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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

028  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.

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

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

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

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

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

034  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.

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

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

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

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

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

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