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Psalm 37

TNIV 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; NIV 1 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious of those who do wrong; TNIV 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. NIV 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. TNIV 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. NIV 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. TNIV 4 Take delight in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. NIV 4 Delight yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart. TNIV 5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: NIV 5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: TNIV 6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. NIV 6 He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your cause like the noonday sun. TNIV 7 Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. 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. TNIV 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret--it leads only to evil. NIV 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret--it leads only to evil. TNIV 9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land. NIV 9 For evil men will be cut off, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land. TNIV 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found. NIV 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found. TNIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity. NIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy great peace. TNIV 12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; NIV 12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; TNIV 13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. NIV 13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. TNIV 14 The wicked draw the sword and bend the bow to bring down the poor and needy, to slay those whose ways are upright. 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. TNIV 15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken. NIV 15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken. TNIV 16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; NIV 16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; TNIV 17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous. NIV 17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous. TNIV 18 The blameless spend their days under the LORD's care, and their inheritance will endure forever. NIV 18 The days of the blameless are known to the LORD, and their inheritance will endure forever. TNIV 19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. NIV 19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. TNIV 20 But the wicked will perish: Though the LORD's enemies are like the flowers of the field, they will be consumed, they will go up in smoke. 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. TNIV 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; NIV 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; TNIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed. NIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be cut off. TNIV 23 The LORD makes firm the steps of those who delight in him; NIV 23 If the LORD delights in a man's way, he makes his steps firm; TNIV 24 though they stumble, they will not fall, for the LORD upholds them with his hand. NIV 24 though he stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand. TNIV 25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. NIV 25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. TNIV 26 They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing. NIV 26 They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be blessed. TNIV 27 Turn from evil and do good; then you will dwell in the land forever. NIV 27 Turn from evil and do good; then you will dwell in the land forever. TNIV 28 For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed; the offspring of the wicked will perish. 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; TNIV 29 The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever. NIV 29 the righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever. TNIV 30 The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just. NIV 30 The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks what is just. TNIV 31 The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip. NIV 31 The law of his God is in his heart; his feet do not slip. TNIV 32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seeking their very lives; NIV 32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, seeking their very lives; TNIV 33 but the LORD will not leave them in their power or let them be condemned when brought to trial. NIV 33 but the LORD will not leave them in their power or let them be condemned when brought to trial. TNIV 34 Hope in the LORD and keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are destroyed, you will 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. TNIV 35 I have seen the wicked and ruthless flourishing like a luxuriant native tree, NIV 35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like a green tree in its native soil, TNIV 36 but they soon passed away and were no more; though I looked for them, they 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. TNIV 37 Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace. NIV 37 Consider the blameless, observe the upright; there is a future for the man of peace. TNIV 38 But all sinners will be destroyed; there will be no future for the wicked. NIV 38 But all sinners will be destroyed; the future of the wicked will be cut off. TNIV 39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. NIV 39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. TNIV 40 The LORD helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge 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.