Parallel Bible results for Psalm 37

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Psalm 37

TMB 1 <<A Psalm of David.>> Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. NIV 1 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of those who do wrong; TMB 2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb. NIV 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. TMB 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. NIV 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. TMB 4 Delight thyself also in the LORD, and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart. NIV 4 Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. TMB 5 Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass. NIV 5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: TMB 6 And He shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. NIV 6 He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your cause like the noonday sun. TMB 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. NIV 7 Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when men succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. TMB 8 Cease from anger and forsake wrath; fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. NIV 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret--it leads only to evil. TMB 9 For evildoers shall be cut off; but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth. NIV 9 For evil men will be cut off, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land. TMB 10 For yet a little while and the wicked shall not be; yea, thou shalt diligently look for his place, and it shall not be. NIV 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found. TMB 11 But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. NIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy great peace. TMB 12 The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. NIV 12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; TMB 13 The Lord shall laugh at him, for He seeth that his day is coming. NIV 13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. TMB 14 The wicked have drawn out the sword and have bent their bows to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright manner of living. NIV 14 The wicked draw the sword and bend the bow to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose ways are upright. TMB 15 Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken. NIV 15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken. TMB 16 A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. NIV 16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; TMB 17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but the LORD upholdeth the righteous. NIV 17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous. TMB 18 The LORD knoweth the days of the upright; and their inheritance shall be for ever. NIV 18 The days of the blameless are known to the LORD, and their inheritance will endure forever. TMB 19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time, and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied. NIV 19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. TMB 20 But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall be consumed; into smoke shall they be consumed away. NIV 20 But the wicked will perish: The LORD's enemies will be like the beauty of the fields, they will vanish--vanish like smoke. TMB 21 The wicked borroweth and payeth not back, but the righteous showeth mercy and giveth: NIV 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; TMB 22 for such as are blessed by Him shall inherit the earth, but they that are cursed by Him shall be cut off. NIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be cut off. TMB 23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD, and He delighteth in his way. NIV 23 If the LORD delights in a man's way, he makes his steps firm; TMB 24 Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; for the LORD upholdeth him with His hand. NIV 24 though he stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand. TMB 25 I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging for bread. NIV 25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. TMB 26 He is ever merciful and lendeth; and his seed is blessed. NIV 26 They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blessed. TMB 27 Depart from evil and do good, and dwell for evermore. NIV 27 Turn from evil and do good; then you will dwell in the land forever. TMB 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. NIV 28 For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. They will be protected forever, but the offspring of the wicked will be cut off; TMB 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever. NIV 29 the righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever. TMB 30 The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. NIV 30 The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks what is just. TMB 31 The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide. NIV 31 The law of his God is in his heart; his feet do not slip. TMB 32 The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. NIV 32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seeking their very lives; TMB 33 But the LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged. NIV 33 but the LORD will not leave them in their power or let them be condemned when brought to trial. TMB 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. NIV 34 Wait for the LORD and keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are cut off, you will see it. TMB 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. NIV 35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like a green tree in its native soil, TMB 36 Yet he passed away, and lo, he was no more; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. NIV 36 but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found. TMB 37 Mark the perfect man and behold the upright, for the end of that man is peace. NIV 37 Consider the blameless, observe the upright; there is a future for the man of peace. TMB 38 But the transgressors shall be destroyed together; the end of the wicked shall be cut off. NIV 38 But all sinners will be destroyed; the future of the wicked will be cut off. TMB 39 But the salvation of the righteous is in the LORD; He is their strength in the time of trouble. NIV 39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. TMB 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. NIV 40 The LORD helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.