Psalm 37:7-20 NAS

7 Rest in the LORD and 1wait patiently for Him; 2Do not fret because of him who 3prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

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    • b 37:7 - Or "Be still"
    • c 37:7 - Or "longingly"
      8 Cease from anger and 4forsake wrath; Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.

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      9 For 5evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will 6inherit the land.

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      10 Yet 7a little while and the wicked man will be no more; And you will look carefully for 8his place and he will not be there.

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      11 But 9the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in 10abundant prosperity.

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      12 The wicked 11plots against the righteous And 12gnashes at him with his teeth.

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      13 The Lord 13laughs at him, For He sees 14his day is coming.

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      14 The wicked have drawn the sword and 15bent their bow To cast down the 16afflicted and the needy, To 17slay those who are upright in conduct.

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      15 Their sword will enter their own heart, And their 18bows will be broken.

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      16 19Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.

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      17 For the 20arms of the wicked will be broken, But the LORD 21sustains the righteous.

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      18 The LORD 22knows the days of the blameless, And their 23inheritance will be forever.

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        • d 37:18 - Lit "complete;" or "perfect"
          19 They will not be ashamed in the time of evil, And 24in the days of famine they will have abundance.

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          20 But the 25wicked will perish; And the enemies of the LORD will be like the glory of the pastures, They vanish -26like smoke they vanish away.

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