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Psalm 37:1-24

NIV 1 Do not fret because of evil men 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; NIV 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. NIV 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. NIV 4 Delight yourself 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. NIV 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: NIV 6 He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your cause like the noonday sun. NIV 6 He will make your righteousness shine like the dawn, the justice of your cause like the noonday sun. 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. 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. NIV 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. NIV 9 For evil men will be cut off, 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. NIV 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. NIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy great peace. NIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy great peace. NIV 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; NIV 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. 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. 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. NIV 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. NIV 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; NIV 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. NIV 18 The days of the blameless are known to the LORD, and their inheritance will endure forever. NIV 18 The days of the blameless are known to the LORD, and their inheritance will endure forever. NIV 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. 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. 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. NIV 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; NIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be cut off. NIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be cut off. NIV 23 If the LORD delights in a man's way, he makes his steps firm; NIV 23 If the LORD delights in a man's way, he makes his steps firm; NIV 24 though he stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand. NIV 24 though he stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.