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Psalm 37:14 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.

References for Psalms 37:14

Study tools for Psalm 37:14

  • a 37:1 - This psalm is an acrostic poem, the stanzas of which begin with the successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
  • b 37:26 - Or "freely;" / "the names of their children will be used in blessings" (see Gen. 48:20); or "freely;" / "others will see that their children are blessed"
  • c 37:28 - See Septuagint; Hebrew "They will be protected forever"
  • d 37:37 - Or "upright; / those who seek peace will have posterity"
  • e 37:38 - Or "posterity"