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Psalms 37:1
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A Psalm of David.

(a)Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not (b)envious toward wrongdoers.
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Psalms 37:2
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For they will (c)wither quickly like the grass And (d)fade like the green herb.
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Psalms 37:3
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(e)Trust in the Lord and do good; (f)Dwell in the land and [a](g)cultivate faithfulness.
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Psalms 37:4
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(h)Delight yourself in the Lord ; And He will (i)give you the desires of your heart.
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Psalms 37:5
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(j)Commit your way to the Lord , Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
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Psalms 37:6
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He will bring forth (k)your righteousness as the light And your judgment (l)as the noonday.
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Psalms 37:7
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[b]Rest in the Lord and (m)wait [c]patiently for Him; (n)Do not fret because of him who (o)prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
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Psalms 37:8
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Cease from anger and (p)forsake wrath; Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.
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Psalms 37:9
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For (q)evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the Lord , they will (r)inherit the land.
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Psalms 37:10
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Yet (s)a little while and the wicked man will be no more; And you will look carefully for (t)his place and he will not be there.
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Psalms 37:11
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But (u)the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in (v)abundant prosperity.
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Psalms 37:12
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The wicked (w)plots against the righteous And (x)gnashes at him with his teeth.
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Psalms 37:13
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The Lord (y)laughs at him, For He sees (z)his day is coming.
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Psalms 37:14
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The wicked have drawn the sword and (aa)bent their bow To cast down the (ab)afflicted and the needy, To (ac)slay those who are upright in conduct.
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Psalms 37:15
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Their sword will enter their own heart, And their (ad)bows will be broken.
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Psalms 37:16
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(ae)Better is the little of the righteous Than the abundance of many wicked.
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Psalms 37:17
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For the (af)arms of the wicked will be broken, But the Lord (ag)sustains the righteous.
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Psalms 37:18
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The Lord (ah)knows the days of the [d]blameless, And their (ai)inheritance will be forever.
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Psalms 37:19
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They will not be ashamed in the time of evil, And (aj)in the days of famine they will have abundance.
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Psalms 37:20
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But the (ak)wicked will perish; And the enemies of the Lord will be like the [e]glory of the pastures, They vanish—(al)like smoke they vanish away.
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Psalms 37:21
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The wicked borrows and does not pay back, But the righteous (am)is gracious and gives.
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Psalms 37:22
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For (an)those blessed by Him will (ao)inherit the land, But those (ap)cursed by Him will be cut off.
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Psalms 37:23
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(aq)The steps of a man are established by the Lord , And He (ar)delights in his way.
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Psalms 37:24
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When (as)he falls, he will not be hurled headlong, Because (at)the Lord is the One [f]who holds his hand.
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Psalms 37:25
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I have been young and now I am old, Yet (au)I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or (av)his [g]descendants begging bread.
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Psalms 37:26
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All day long (aw)he is gracious and lends, And (ax)his [h]descendants are a blessing.
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Psalms 37:27
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(ay)Depart from evil and do good, [i]So you will abide (az)forever.
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Psalms 37:28
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For the Lord (ba)loves [j]justice And (bb)does not forsake His godly ones; They are (bc)preserved forever, But the [k](bd)descendants of the wicked will be cut off.
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Psalms 37:29
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The righteous will (be)inherit the land And (bf)dwell in it forever.
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Psalms 37:30
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The mouth of the righteous (bg)utters wisdom, And his tongue (bh)speaks justice.
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Psalms 37:31
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The (bi)law of his God is in his heart; His (bj)steps do not slip.
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Psalms 37:32
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The (bk)wicked spies upon the righteous And (bl)seeks to kill him.
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Psalms 37:33
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The Lord will (bm)not leave him in his hand Or (bn)let him be condemned when he is judged.
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Psalms 37:34
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(bo)Wait for the Lord and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the (bp)wicked are cut off, you will see it.
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Psalms 37:35
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I have (bq)seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a (br)luxuriant [l]tree in its native soil.
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Psalms 37:36
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Then [m]he passed away, and lo, he (bs)was no more; I sought for him, but he could not be found.
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Psalms 37:37
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Mark the [n](bt)blameless man, and behold the (bu)upright; For the man of peace will have a [o](bv)posterity.
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Psalms 37:38
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But transgressors will be altogether (bw)destroyed; The [p]posterity of the wicked will be (bx)cut off.
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Psalms 37:39
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But the (by)salvation of the righteous is from the Lord ; He is their strength (bz)in time of trouble.
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Psalms 37:40
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(ca)The Lord helps them and delivers them; He (cb)delivers them from the wicked and saves them, Because they (cc)take refuge in Him.
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