Psalms 37:19

19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.

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Psalms 37:19 in Other Translations

KJV
19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
ESV
19 they are not put to shame in evil times; in the days of famine they have abundance.
NLT
19 They will not be disgraced in hard times; even in famine they will have more than enough.
MSG
19 In hard times, they'll hold their heads high; when the shelves are bare, they'll be full.
CSB
19 They will not be disgraced in times of adversity; they will be satisfied in days of hunger.

Psalms 37:19 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 37:19

They shall not be ashamed in the evil time
Of affliction and persecution, or of old age, or in the day of judgment, when it will go ill with others; see ( 1 John 2:28 ) ;

and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied:
whether it is understood figuratively of a famine of hearing the word, or literally of a proper famine of bread and water: these God will provide for them, as he did for Elijah, and they shall be sure unto them, and therefore let them not fret nor envy.

Psalms 37:19 In-Context

17 for the power of the wicked will be broken, but the LORD upholds the righteous.
18 The blameless spend their days under the LORD’s care, and their inheritance will endure forever.
19 In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.
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.
21 The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously;
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