Be still before the LORDand wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.
References for Psalms 37:7
Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil.
References for Psalms 37:8
For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.
References for Psalms 37:9
A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found.
References for Psalms 37:10
But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity.
References for Psalms 37:11
The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them;
References for Psalms 37:12
but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.
References for Psalms 37:13
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
But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken.
References for Psalms 37:15
Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked;
References for Psalms 37:16
for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
References for Psalms 37:17
The blameless spend their days under the LORD’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever.
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: Though the LORD’s enemies are like the flowers of the field, they will be consumed, they will go up in smoke.
References for Psalms 37:20