Psalms 37:32

32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;

Psalms 37:32 in Other Translations

32 The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.
32 The wicked watches for the righteous and seeks to put him to death.
32 The wicked wait in ambush for the godly, looking for an excuse to kill them.
32 Wicked sets a watch for Righteous, he's out for the kill.
32 The wicked lies in wait for the righteous and seeks to kill him;

Psalms 37:32 Meaning and Commentary

Psalms 37:32

The wicked watcheth the righteous
All his motions and steps, his works and actions; he watches for his halting, and to take all opportunities and advantages against him; see ( Jeremiah 20:10 ) ;

and seeketh to slay him;
murder his reputation, destroy his substance, and take away his life: some understand it of the devil, who watches the saints, observes their failings, accuses then, before the throne, and seeks to devour them, ( 1 Peter 5:8 ) .

Psalms 37:32 In-Context

30 The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.
31 The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip.
32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;
33 but the LORD will not leave them in the power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial.
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.

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