Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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, nor condemn him 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 shall see it. 35 I have seen the wicked in great power, spreading himself like a green 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

God will likewise destroy you forever. He will take you up, and pluck you out of your tent, and root you out of the land of the living. Selah.

Psalm 37:9

For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for the LORD shall inherit the land.

Psalm 91:8

You will only look with your eyes, and see the recompense of the wicked.

Job 17:9

Yet shall the righteous hold on his way. He who has clean hands shall grow stronger and stronger.

Job 23:10-12

But he knows the way that I take. When he has tried me, I shall come forth like gold.

Psalm 37:3

Trust in the LORD, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture.

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 makes wicked plots happen.

Psalm 92:10-11

But you have exalted my horn like that of the wild ox. I am anointed with fresh oil.

Psalm 112:9

He has dispersed, he has given to the poor. His righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted with honor.

Proverbs 4:25-27

Let your eyes look straight ahead. Fix your gaze directly before you.

Proverbs 16:17

The highway of the upright is to depart from evil. He who keeps his way preserves his soul.

Proverbs 20:22

Do not say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for the LORD, and he will save you.

Matthew 24:13

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

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted."

1 Peter 1:7

that the genuineness of your faith, which is more precious than gold that perishes even though it is tested by fire, may be found to result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ?

1 Peter 5:6

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time;

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