Psalm 37:1-40 - Interlinear Bible


Security of Those Who Trust in the LORD, and Insecurity of the Wicked.

A Psalm of David.

1 Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.
yef{[.B aeN;q.T -l;a ~yi[er.M;B r;x.tiT -l;a diw'd.l ? h'l.w;[
2 For they will wither quickly like the grass And fade like the green herb.
!.Wlw{BIy a,v,D q,r,y.k.W .Wl'MIy h'reh.m ryic'x,k yiK
3 Trust in the LORD and do good ; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.
he[.r.W #,r,a -n'k.v bw{j -hef][;w h'why;B x;j.B ? h'n.Wm/a
4 Delight yourself in the LORD ; And He will give you the desires of your heart.
5 Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
a.Wh.w wy'l'[ x;j.b.W '$,K.r;D h'wh.y -l;[ lw{G ? h,f][;y
6 He will bring forth your righteousness as the light And your judgment as the noonday.
~Iy'r\h'C;K '$,j'P.vim.W '$,q.dic rw{a'k ayicw{h.w
7 Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
;xyil.c;m.B r;x.tiT -l;a w{l lelw{x.tih.w h'why;l ~w{D ? tw{Miz.m h,f{[ vyia.B w{K.r;D
8 Cease from anger and forsake wrath ; Do not fret ; it leads only to evildoing.
;[er'h.l -.k;a r;x.tiT -l;a h'mex b{z][;w @;aem @,r,h
9 For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.
h'Meh h'wh.y yew{q.w !.Wter'KIy ~yi[er.m -yiK ? #,r'a -.Wv.ryIy
10 Yet a little while and the wicked man will be no more ; And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be there.
w{mw{q.m -l;[ 'T.n;nw{B.tih.w ['v'r !yea.w j;[.m dw{[.w ? .WN,nyea.w
11 But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
b{r -l;[ .Wg.N;[.tih.w #,r'a -.Wv.ryIy ~yiw'n][;w ? ~w{l'v
12 The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth.
wy'Niv wy'l'[ qer{x.w qyiD;C;l ['v'r ~em{z
13 The Lord laughs at him, For He sees his day is coming.
w{mw{y a{b'y -yiK h'a'r -yiK w{l -q;x.fIy y'n{d]a
14 The wicked have drawn the sword and bent their bow To cast down the afflicted and the needy, To slay those who are upright in conduct.
lyiP;h.l ~'T.v;q .Wk.r'd.w ~yi['v.r .Wx.t'P b,r,x ? .$,r'd -yer.vIy ;xw{b.jil !w{y.b,a.w yin'[
15 Their sword will enter their own heart, And their bows will be broken.
h'n.r;b'ViT ~'tw{t.V;q.w ~'Bil.b aw{b'T ~'B.r;x
16 Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.
17 For the arms of the wicked will be broken, But the LORD sustains the righteous.
~yiqyiD;c .$emw{s.w h'n.r;b'ViT ~yi['v.r tw{[w{r.z yiK ? h'wh.y
18 The LORD knows the days of the blameless, And their inheritance will be forever.
~'lw{[.l ~'t'l]x;n.w ~imyim.t yem.y h'wh.y ;[edw{y ? h,y.hiT
19 They will not be ashamed in the time of evil, And in the days of famine they will have abundance.
.W['B.fIy !w{b'[.r yemyib.W h'['r te[.B .Wv{bey -a{l
20 But the wicked will perish ; And the enemies of the LORD will be like the glory of the pastures, They vanish - like smoke they vanish away.
r;qyiK h'wh.y yeb.y{a.w .Wdeba{y ~yi['v.r yiK ? .Wl'K !'v'[,b .Wl'K ~yir'K
21 The wicked borrows and does not pay back, But the righteous is gracious and gives.
!etw{n.w !enw{x qyiD;c.w ~eL;v.y a{l.w ['v'r h,w{l
22 For those blessed by Him will inherit the land, But those cursed by Him will be cut off.
23 The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.
#'P.x,y w{K.r;d.w .Wn'nw{K r,b,g -yed][.cim h'wh.yem
24 When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, Because the LORD is the One who holds his hand.
.$emw{s h'wh.y -yiK l'j.Wy -a{l l{PIy -yiK ? w{d'y
25 I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
yityia'r -a{l.w yiT.n;q'z -m;G yityIy'h r;[;n ? ~,x'l -v,Q;b.m w{[.r;z.w b'z/[,n qyiD;c
26 All day long he is gracious and lends, And his descendants are a blessing.
27 Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.
28 For the LORD loves justice And does not forsake His godly ones ; They are preserved forever, But the descendants of the wicked will be cut off.
29 The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever.
'hy,l'[ d;['l .Wn.K.vIy.w #,r'a -.Wv.ryIy ~yiqyiD;c
30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.
31 The law of his God is in his heart ; His steps do not slip.
wy'rUv]a d;[.mit a{l w{Bil.B wy'h{l/a t;rw{T
32 The wicked spies upon the righteous And seeks to kill him.
]w{tyim]h;l veQ;b.m.W qyiD;C;l ['v'r h,pw{c
33 The LORD will not leave him in his hand Or let him be condemned when he is judged.
.WN,[yiv.r;y a{l.w w{d'y.b .WN,b.z;[;y -a{l h'wh.y ? w{j.p'Vih.B
34 Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land ; When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.
'$.mimw{ryiw w{K.r;D r{m.v.W h'wh.y -l,a he.W;q ? h,a.riT ~yi['v.r ter'Kih.B #,r'a t,v,r'l
35 I have seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.
!'n][;r x'r.z,a.K h,r'[.tim.W #yir'[ ['v'r yityia'r
36 Then he passed away, and lo, he was no more ; I sought for him, but he could not be found.
a'c.min a{l.w .Whev.q;b]a'w .WN,nyea heNih.w r{b][;Y;w
37 Mark the blameless man, and behold the upright ; For the man of peace will have a posterity.
38 But transgressors will be altogether destroyed ; The posterity of the wicked will be cut off.
39 But the salvation of the righteous is from the LORD ; He is their strength in time of trouble.
40 The LORD helps them and delivers them; He delivers them from the wicked and saves them, Because they take refuge in Him.
~yi['v.rem ~ej.L;p.y ~ej.L;p.y;w h'wh.y ~er.z.[;Y;w ? w{b .Ws'x -yiK ~e[yivw{y.w