Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Wait for the Lord and keep His way,
And He will exalt you to inherit the land;
When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

Wait for the Lord and keep His way,
and He will exalt you to inherit the land.
You will watch when the wicked are destroyed.

International Standard Version

Wait on the LORD, Keep faithful to his way, and he will exalt you to possess the land. You will see the wicked cut off.

A Conservative Version

Wait for LORD, and keep his way, and he will exalt thee to inherit the land. When sinners are cut off, thou shall see it.

American Standard Version

Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, And he will exalt thee to inherit the land: When the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

Amplified


Wait for and expect the Lord and keep His way,
And He will exalt you to inherit the land;
[In the end] when the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

Bible in Basic English

Be waiting for the Lord, and keep his way; and you will be lifted up, and have the land for your heritage: when the evil-doers are cut off, you will see it.

Darby Translation

Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, and he will exalt thee to possess the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

Julia Smith Translation

Wait for Jehovah and watch his way, and be will exalt thee to inherit the earth: in the cutting off the unjust thou shalt see.

King James 2000

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt you to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Wait for Yahweh and keep his way, and he will exalt you to possess [the] land. When [the] wicked are cut off, you will see [it].

Modern King James verseion

Wait on Jehovah, and keep His way, and He shall lift you up to inherit the earth; when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hope thou in the LORD, and keep his way. And he shall promote thee, that thou shalt possess the land; when the ungodly shall perish, thou shalt see it.

NET Bible

Rely on the Lord! Obey his commands! Then he will permit you to possess the land; you will see the demise of evil men.

New Heart English Bible

Wait for the LORD, and keep his way, and he will exalt you to inherit the land. When the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.

The Emphasized Bible

Wait for Yahweh, and observe thou his path, that he may exalt thee, to inherit the earth, On the cutting off of the lawless, shalt thou look.

Webster

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he will exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

Look unto Jehovah, and keep His way, And He doth exalt thee to possess the land, In the wicked being cut off -- thou seest!

Verse Info

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

33 The Lord will not leave him in his hand
Or let him be condemned when he is judged.
34 Wait for the Lord and keep His way,
And He will exalt you to inherit the land;
When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.
35 I have seen a wicked, violent man
Spreading himself like a luxuriant tree in its native soil.


Cross References

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the Lord;
Be strong and let your heart take courage;
Yes, wait for the Lord.

Psalm 52:5-6

But God will break you down forever;
He will snatch you up and tear you away from your tent,
And uproot you from the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers will be cut off,
But those who wait for the Lord, they will inherit the land.

Psalm 91:8

You will only look on with your eyes
And see the recompense of the wicked.

Job 17:9

“Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way,
And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

Job 23:10-12

“But He knows the way I take;
When He has tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the Lord and do good;
Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him;
Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

Psalm 92:10-11

But You have exalted my horn like that of the wild ox;
I have been anointed with fresh oil.

Psalm 112:9

He has given freely to the poor,
His righteousness endures forever;
His horn will be exalted in honor.

Proverbs 4:25-27

Let your eyes look directly ahead
And let your gaze be fixed straight in front of you.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil;
He who watches his way preserves his life.

Proverbs 20:22

Do not say, “I will repay evil”;
Wait for the Lord, and He will save you.

Matthew 24:13

But the one who endures to the end, he will be saved.

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

1 Peter 1:7

so that the proof of your faith, being more precious than gold which is perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ;

1 Peter 5:6

Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time,

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