Psalm 37:7-20 NIV

7 Be still1 before the LORD and wait patiently2 for him; do not fret3 when men succeed in their ways,4 when they carry out their wicked schemes.5

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8 Refrain from anger6 and turn from wrath; do not fret7--it leads only to evil.

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9 For evil men will be cut off,8 but those who hope9 in the LORD will inherit the land.10

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10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more;11 though you look for them, they will not be found.

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11 But the meek will inherit the land12 and enjoy great peace.13

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12 The wicked plot14 against the righteous and gnash their teeth15 at them;

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13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.16

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14 The wicked draw the sword17 and bend the bow18 to bring down the poor and needy,19 to slay those whose ways are upright.

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15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts,20 and their bows will be broken.21

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16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth22 of many wicked;

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17 for the power of the wicked will be broken,23 but the LORD upholds24 the righteous.

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18 The days of the blameless are known to the LORD,25 and their inheritance will endure forever.26

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      19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.
      20 But the wicked will perish:27 The LORD's enemies will be like the beauty of the fields, they will vanish--vanish like smoke.28

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