Psalms 37:4-5

4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this:

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Psalms 37:4-5 Meaning and Commentary


\\<<[A Psalm] of David>>\\. This psalm, it is very probable, was written at the same time, and upon the same occasion, with the former; and describes the different states of good and bad men; and is full of exhortations, instructions, and advice to the people of God; intermixed with various encouraging promises. A late learned writer {h} thinks it was written for Mephibosheth's consolation under Ziba's calumny. {h} Delaney's Life of King David, vol. 2. p. 219.

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Cross References 3

  • 1. S Job 27:10; Isaiah 58:14
  • 2. S Job 7:6; Psalms 21:2; Psalms 145:19; Matthew 6:33
  • 3. Psalms 4:5; Psalms 55:22; Proverbs 16:3; 1 Peter 5:7
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