but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.1
References for Psalms 37:13
The wicked draw the sword2 and bend the bow3 to bring down the poor and needy,4 to slay those whose ways are upright.
References for Psalms 37:14
But their swords will pierce their own hearts,5 and their bows will be broken.6
References for Psalms 37:15
Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth7 of many wicked;
References for Psalms 37:16
for the power of the wicked will be broken,8 but the LORD upholds9 the righteous.
References for Psalms 37:17
The days of the blameless are known to the LORD,10 and their inheritance will endure forever.11
References for Psalms 37:18
In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.
But the wicked will perish:12 The LORD's enemies will be like the beauty of the fields, they will vanish--vanish like smoke.13
References for Psalms 37:20
The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously;14
References for Psalms 37:21
those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses15 will be cut off.16
References for Psalms 37:22
If the LORD delights17 in a man's way, he makes his steps firm;18
References for Psalms 37:23