Psalm 37:4-14 NIV

4 Delight1 yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.2

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5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him3 and he will do this:

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6 He will make your righteousness4 shine like the dawn,5 the justice of your cause like the noonday sun.

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7 Be still6 before the LORD and wait patiently7 for him; do not fret8 when men succeed in their ways,9 when they carry out their wicked schemes.10

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8 Refrain from anger11 and turn from wrath; do not fret12--it leads only to evil.

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9 For evil men will be cut off,13 but those who hope14 in the LORD will inherit the land.15

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10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more;16 though you look for them, they will not be found.

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11 But the meek will inherit the land17 and enjoy great peace.18

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12 The wicked plot19 against the righteous and gnash their teeth20 at them;

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13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.21

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14 The wicked draw the sword22 and bend the bow23 to bring down the poor and needy,24 to slay those whose ways are upright.

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