King James Bible : Psalms : Chapter 37

King James Bible : Psalms : Chapter 37


37:1
Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.
37:2
For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.
37:3
Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
37:4
Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
37:5
Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
37:6
And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgement as the noonday.
37:7
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.
37:8
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
37:9
For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
37:10
For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
37:11
But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
37:12
The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
37:13
The LORD shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.
37:14
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.
37:15
Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.
37:16
A little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked.
37:17
For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.
37:18
The LORD knoweth the days of the upright: and their inheritance shall be for ever.
37:19
They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
37:20
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.
37:21
The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.
37:22
For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.
37:23
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.
37:24
Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.
37:25
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
37:26
He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.
37:27
Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
37:28
For the LORD loveth judgement, and forsaketh not his saints; they are preserved for ever: but the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.
37:29
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.
37:30
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgement.
37:31
The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.
37:32
The wicked watcheth the righteous, and seeketh to slay him.
37:33
The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
37:34
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.
37:35
I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree.
37:36
Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
37:37
Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.
37:38
But the transgressors shall be destroyed together: the end of the wicked shall be cut off.
37:39
But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble.
37:40
And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.
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