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Psalm 37 (WEBP)

[1] Don’t fret because of evildoers, neither be envious against those who work unrighteousness.
[2] For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither like the green herb.
[3] Trust in Yahweh, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture.
[4] Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
[5] Commit your way to Yahweh. Trust also in him, and he will do this:
[6] he will make your righteousness shine out like light, and your justice as the noon day sun.
[7] Rest in Yahweh, and wait patiently for him. Don’t fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who makes wicked plots happen.
[8] Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Don’t fret; it leads only to evildoing.
[9] For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh shall inherit the land.
[10] For yet a little while, and the wicked will be no more. Yes, though you look for his place, he isn’t there.
[11] But the humble shall inherit the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
[12] The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth.
[13] The Lord will laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.
[14] The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, to kill those who are upright on the path.
[15] Their sword shall enter into their own heart. Their bows shall be broken.
[16] Better is a little that the righteous has, than the abundance of many wicked.
[17] For the arms of the wicked shall be broken, but Yahweh upholds the righteous.
[18] Yahweh knows the days of the perfect. Their inheritance shall be forever.
[19] They shall not be disappointed in the time of evil. In the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
[20] But the wicked shall perish. The enemies of Yahweh shall be like the beauty of the fields. They will vanish— vanish like smoke.
[21] The wicked borrow, and don’t pay back, but the righteous give generously.
[22] For such as are blessed by him shall inherit the land. Those who are cursed by him shall be cut off.
[23] A man’s steps are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.
[24] Though he stumble, he shall not fall, for Yahweh holds him up with his hand.
[25] I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his children begging for bread.
[26] All day long he deals graciously, and lends. His offspring is blessed.
[27] Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever.
[28] For Yahweh loves justice, and doesn’t forsake his saints. They are preserved forever, but the children of the wicked shall be cut off.
[29] The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever.
[30] The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.
[31] The law of his God is in his heart. None of his steps shall slide.
[32] The wicked watch the righteous, and seek to kill him.
[33] Yahweh will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
[34] Wait for Yahweh, and keep his way, and he will exalt you to inherit the land. When the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.
[35] I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.
[36] But he passed away, and behold, he was not. Yes, I sought him, but he could not be found.
[37] Mark the perfect man, and see the upright, for there is a future for the man of peace.
[38] As for transgressors, they shall be destroyed together. The future of the wicked shall be cut off.
[39] But the salvation of the righteous is from Yahweh. He is their stronghold in the time of trouble.
[40] Yahweh helps them and rescues them. He rescues them from the wicked and saves them, because they have taken refuge in him.

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

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Psalm 37 (KJVS)

[1] «[A Psalm] of David H1732.» Fret H2734 (8691) not thyself because of evildoers H7489 (8688), neither be thou envious H7065 (8762) against the workers H6213 (8802) of iniquity H5766.
[2] For they shall soon H4120 be cut down H5243 (8799) like the grass H2682, and wither H5034 (8799) as the green H3418 herb H1877.
[3] Trust H982 (8798) in the LORD H3068, and do H6213 (8798) good H2896; [so] shalt thou dwell H7931 (8798) in the land H776, and verily H530 thou shalt be fed H7462 (8798).
[4] Delight H6026 (8690) thyself also in the LORD H3068; and he shall give H5414 (8799) thee the desires H4862 of thine heart H3820.
[5] Commit H1556 (8798) thy way H1870 unto the LORD H3068; trust H982 (8798) also in him; and he shall bring [it] to pass H6213 (8799).
[6] And he shall bring forth H3318 (8689) thy righteousness H6664 as the light H216, and thy judgment H4941 as the noonday H6672.
[7] Rest H1826 (8798) in the LORD H3068, and wait patiently H2342 (8708) for him: fret H2734 (8691) not thyself because of him who prospereth H6743 (8688) in his way H1870, because of the man H376 who bringeth H6213 wicked devices H4209 to pass H6213 (8802).
[8] Cease H7503 (8685) from anger H639, and forsake H5800 (8798) wrath H2534: fret H2734 (8691) not thyself in any wise H389 to do evil H7489 (8687).
[9] For evildoers H7489 (8688) shall be cut off H3772 (8735): but those that wait H6960 (8802) upon the LORD H3068, they shall inherit H3423 (8799) the earth H776.
[10] For yet a little while H4592, and the wicked H7563 [shall] not [be]: yea, thou shalt diligently consider H995 (8712) his place H4725, and it [shall] not [be].
[11] But the meek H6035 shall inherit H3423 (8799) the earth H776; and shall delight H6026 (8694) themselves in the abundance H7230 of peace H7965.
[12] The wicked H7563 plotteth H2161 (8802) against the just H6662, and gnasheth H2786 (8802) upon him with his teeth H8127.
[13] The Lord H136 shall laugh H7832 (8799) at him: for he seeth H7200 (8804) that his day H3117 is coming H935 (8799).
[14] The wicked H7563 have drawn out H6605 (8804) the sword H2719, and have bent H1869 (8804) their bow H7198, to cast down H5307 (8687) the poor H6041 and needy H34, [and] to slay H2873 (8800) such as be of upright H3477 conversation H1870.
[15] Their sword H2719 shall enter H935 (8799) into their own heart H3820, and their bows H7198 shall be broken H7665 (8735).
[16] A little H4592 that a righteous man H6662 hath [is] better H2896 than the riches H1995 of many H7227 wicked H7563.
[17] For the arms H2220 of the wicked H7563 shall be broken H7665 (8735): but the LORD H3068 upholdeth H5564 (8802) the righteous H6662.
[18] The LORD H3068 knoweth H3045 (8802) the days H3117 of the upright H8549: and their inheritance H5159 shall be for ever H5769.
[19] They shall not be ashamed H954 (8799) in the evil H7451 time H6256: and in the days H3117 of famine H7459 they shall be satisfied H7646 (8799).
[20] But the wicked H7563 shall perish H6 (8799), and the enemies H341 (8802) of the LORD H3068 [shall be] as the fat H3368 of lambs H3733: they shall consume H3615 (8804); into smoke H6227 shall they consume away H3615 (8804).
[21] The wicked H7563 borroweth H3867 (8801), and payeth not again H7999 (8762): but the righteous H6662 sheweth mercy H2603 (8802), and giveth H5414 (8802).
[22] For [such as be] blessed H1288 (8794) of him shall inherit H3423 (8799) the earth H776; and [they that be] cursed H7043 (8794) of him shall be cut off H3772 (8735).
[23] The steps H4703 of a [good] man H1397 are ordered H3559 (8797) by the LORD H3068: and he delighteth H2654 (8799) in his way H1870.
[24] Though he fall H5307 (8799), he shall not be utterly cast down H2904 (8714): for the LORD H3068 upholdeth H5564 (8802) [him with] his hand H3027.
[25] I have been young H5288, and [now] am old H2204 (8804); yet have I not seen H7200 (8804) the righteous H6662 forsaken H5800 (8737), nor his seed H2233 begging H1245 (8764) bread H3899.
[26] [He is] ever H3117 merciful H2603 (8802), and lendeth H3867 (8688); and his seed H2233 [is] blessed H1293.
[27] Depart H5493 (8798) from evil H7451, and do H6213 (8798) good H2896; and dwell H7931 (8798) for evermore H5769.
[28] For the LORD H3068 loveth H157 (8802) judgment H4941, and forsaketh H5800 (8799) not his saints H2623; they are preserved H8104 (8738) for ever H5769: but the seed H2233 of the wicked H7563 shall be cut off H3772 (8738).
[29] The righteous H6662 shall inherit H3423 (8799) the land H776, and dwell H7931 (8799) therein for ever H5703.
[30] The mouth H6310 of the righteous H6662 speaketh H1897 (8799) wisdom H2451, and his tongue H3956 talketh H1696 (8762) of judgment H4941.
[31] The law H8451 of his God H430 [is] in his heart H3820; none of his steps H838 shall slide H4571 (8799).
[32] The wicked H7563 watcheth H6822 (8802) the righteous H6662, and seeketh H1245 (8764) to slay H4191 (8687) him.
[33] The LORD H3068 will not leave H5800 (8799) him in his hand H3027, nor condemn H7561 (8686) him when he is judged H8199 (8736).
[34] Wait H6960 (8761) on the LORD H3068, and keep H8104 (8798) his way H1870, and he shall exalt H7311 (8787) thee to inherit H3423 (8800) the land H776: when the wicked H7563 are cut off H3772 (8736), thou shalt see H7200 (8799) [it].
[35] I have seen H7200 (8804) the wicked H7563 in great power H6184, and spreading H6168 (8693) himself like a green H7488 bay tree H249.
[36] Yet he passed away H5674 (8799), and, lo, he [was] not: yea, I sought H1245 (8762) him, but he could not be found H4672 (8738).
[37] Mark H8104 (8798) the perfect H8535 [man], and behold H7200 (8798) the upright H3477: for the end H319 of [that] man H376 [is] peace H7965.
[38] But the transgressors H6586 (8802) shall be destroyed H8045 (8738) together H3162: the end H319 of the wicked H7563 shall be cut off H3772 (8738).
[39] But the salvation H8668 of the righteous H6662 [is] of the LORD H3068: [he is] their strength H4581 in the time H6256 of trouble H6869.
[40] And the LORD H3068 shall help H5826 (8799) them, and deliver H6403 (8762) them: he shall deliver H6403 (8762) them from the wicked H7563, and save H3467 (8686) them, because they trust H2620 (8804) in him.

Young’s Literal Translation

Psalm 37 (YLT)

[1] Do not fret because of evil doers, Be not envious against doers of iniquity,
[2] For as grass speedily they are cut off, And as the greenness of the tender grass do fade.
[3] Trust in Jehovah, and do good, Dwell in the land, and enjoy faithfulness,
[4] And delight thyself on Jehovah, And He giveth to thee the petitions of thy heart.
[5] Roll on Jehovah thy way, And trust upon Him, and He worketh,
[6] And hath brought out as light thy righteousness, And thy judgment as noon-day.
[7] Be silent for Jehovah, and stay thyself for Him, Do not fret because of him Who is making prosperous his way, Because of a man doing wicked devices.
[8] Desist from anger, and forsake fury, Fret not thyself only to do evil.
[9] For evil doers are cut off, As to those waiting on Jehovah, they possess the land.
[10] And yet a little, and the wicked is not, And thou hast considered his place, and it is not.
[11] And the humble do possess the land, And they have delighted themselves In the abundance of peace.
[12] The wicked is devising against the righteous, And gnashing against him his teeth.
[13] The Lord doth laugh at him, For He hath seen that his day cometh.
[14] A sword have the wicked opened, And they have trodden their bow, To cause to fall the poor and needy, To slaughter the upright of the way.
[15] Their sword doth enter into their own heart, And their bows are shivered.
[16] Better is the little of the righteous, Than the store of many wicked.
[17] For the arms of the wicked are shivered, And Jehovah is sustaining the righteous.
[18] Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect, And their inheritance is-to the age.
[19] They are not ashamed in a time of evil, And in days of famine they are satisfied.
[20] But the wicked perish, and the enemies of Jehovah, As the preciousness of lambs, Have been consumed, In smoke they have been consumed.
[21] The wicked is borrowing and repayeth not, And the righteous is gracious and giving.
[22] For His blessed ones do possess the land, And His reviled ones are cut off.
[23] From Jehovah are the steps of a man, They have been prepared, And his way he desireth.
[24] When he falleth, he is not cast down, For Jehovah is sustaining his hand.
[25] Young I have been, I have also become old, And I have not seen the righteous forsaken, And his seed seeking bread.
[26] All the day he is gracious and lending, And his seed is for a blessing.
[27] Turn aside from evil, and do good, and dwell to the age.
[28] For Jehovah is loving judgment, And He doth not forsake His saintly ones, To the age they have been kept, And the seed of the wicked is cut off.
[29] The righteous possess the land, And they dwell for ever on it.
[30] The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And his tongue speaketh judgment.
[31] The law of his God is his heart, His steps do not slide.
[32] The wicked is watching for the righteous, And is seeking to put him to death.
[33] Jehovah doth not leave him in his hand, Nor condemn him in his being judged.
[34] Look unto Jehovah, and keep His way, And He doth exalt thee to possess the land, In the wicked being cut off-thou seest!
[35] I have seen the wicked terrible, And spreading as a green native plant,
[36] And he passeth away, and lo, he is not, And I seek him, and he is not found!
[37] Observe the perfect, and see the upright, For the latter end of each is peace.
[38] And transgressors were destroyed together, The latter end of the wicked was cut off.
[39] And the salvation of the righteous is from Jehovah, Their strong place in a time of adversity.
[40] And Jehovah doth help them and deliver them, He delivereth them from the wicked, And saveth them, Because they trusted in Him!