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Psalm 37

KJVA 1 Fret not thyself because of evildoers , neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. NIV 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; KJVA 2 For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb. NIV 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. KJVA 3 Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed . NIV 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. KJVA 4 Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. NIV 4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. KJVA 5 Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass . NIV 5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: KJVA 6 And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday. NIV 6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. KJVA 7 Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass . NIV 7 Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes. KJVA 8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil . NIV 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. KJVA 9 For evildoers shall be cut off : but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth. NIV 9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land. KJVA 10 For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be. NIV 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found. KJVA 11 But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. NIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity. KJVA 12 The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. NIV 12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; KJVA 13 The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming . NIV 13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. KJVA 14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation. 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. KJVA 15 Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken . NIV 15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken. KJVA 16 A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. NIV 16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; KJVA 17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken : but the LORD upholdeth the righteous. NIV 17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous. KJVA 18 The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever. NIV 18 The blameless spend their days under the LORD’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever. KJVA 19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied . NIV 19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. KJVA 20 But the wicked shall perish , and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume ; into smoke shall they consume away . NIV 20 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. KJVA 21 The wicked borroweth , and payeth not again : but the righteous sheweth mercy , and giveth . NIV 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; KJVA 22 For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off . NIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed. KJVA 23 The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. NIV 23 The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; KJVA 24 Though he fall , he shall not be utterly cast down : for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. NIV 24 though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand. KJVA 25 I have been young, and now am old ; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken , nor his seed begging bread. NIV 25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. KJVA 26 He is ever merciful , and lendeth ; and his seed is blessed. NIV 26 They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing. KJVA 27 Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore. NIV 27 Turn from evil and do good; then you will dwell in the land forever. KJVA 28 For the LORD loveth judgment, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off . NIV 28 For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed ; the offspring of the wicked will perish. KJVA 29 The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever. NIV 29 The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever. KJVA 30 The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment. NIV 30 The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just. KJVA 31 The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide . NIV 31 The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip. KJVA 32 The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him. NIV 32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death; KJVA 33 The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged . NIV 33 but the LORD will not leave them in the power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial. KJVA 34 Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off , thou shalt see it. NIV 34 Hope in the LORD and keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it. KJVA 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. NIV 35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like a luxuriant native tree, KJVA 36 Yet he passed away , and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found . NIV 36 but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found. KJVA 37 Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace. NIV 37 Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace. KJVA 38 But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off . NIV 38 But all sinners will be destroyed; there will be no future for the wicked. KJVA 39 But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble. NIV 39 The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; he is their stronghold in time of trouble. KJVA 40 And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him. NIV 40 The LORD helps them and delivers them; he delivers them from the wicked and saves them, because they take refuge in him.

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