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Psalm 37:1-22

NIV 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; NIV 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; NIV 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. NIV 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. NIV 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. NIV 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. NIV 4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. NIV 4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. NIV 5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: NIV 5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: NIV 6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. NIV 6 He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. 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. 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. NIV 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. NIV 8 Refrain from anger and turn from wrath; do not fret—it leads only to evil. NIV 9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land. NIV 9 For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land. NIV 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found. NIV 10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more; though you look for them, they will not be found. NIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity. NIV 11 But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity. NIV 12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; NIV 12 The wicked plot against the righteous and gnash their teeth at them; NIV 13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. NIV 13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming. 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. 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. NIV 15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken. NIV 15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts, and their bows will be broken. NIV 16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; NIV 16 Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth of many wicked; NIV 17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous. NIV 17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous. NIV 18 The blameless spend their days under the LORD’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever. NIV 18 The blameless spend their days under the LORD’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever. NIV 19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. NIV 19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty. 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. 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. NIV 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; NIV 21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously; NIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed. NIV 22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed.

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