Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Delight thyself also in LORD, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

New American Standard Bible

Delight yourself in the Lord;
And He will give you the desires of your heart.

King James Version

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Holman Bible

Take delight in the Lord,
and He will give you your heart’s desires.

International Standard Version

Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

American Standard Version

Delight thyself also in Jehovah; And he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

Amplified


Delight yourself in the Lord,
And He will give you the desires and petitions of your heart.

Bible in Basic English

So will your delight be in the Lord, and he will give you your heart's desires.

Darby Translation

and delight thyself in Jehovah, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

Julia Smith Translation

And delight thyself upon Jehovah, and he shall give to thee the petitions of thy heart

King James 2000

Delight yourself also in the LORD; and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Take pleasure in Yahweh as well, and he will give to you the requests of your heart.

Modern King James verseion

Delight yourself also in Jehovah, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Delight thou in the LORD, and he shall give thee thy heart's desire.

NET Bible

Then you will take delight in the Lord, and he will answer your prayers.

New Heart English Bible

Also delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

The Emphasized Bible

Yea, rest thy delight on Yahweh, that he may give thee the requests of thy heart.

Webster

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

World English Bible

Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Youngs Literal Translation

And delight thyself on Jehovah, And He giveth to thee the petitions of thy heart.

References

Easton

Images Psalm 37:4

Prayers for Psalm 37:4

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

3 Trust in LORD, and do good. Dwell in the land, and feed on [his] faithfulness. 4 Delight thyself also in LORD, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart. 5 Commit thy way to LORD. Trust also in him, and he will bring it to pass.


Cross References

Isaiah 58:14

then thou shall delight thyself in LORD, and I will make thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and I will feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father. For the mouth of LORD has spoken it.

John 15:7

If ye dwell in me, and my sayings dwell in you, ye will ask whatever ye may want, and it will be done to you.

Psalm 145:19

He will fulfill the desire of those who fear him. He also will hear their cry and will save them.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Job 22:26

For then shall thou delight thyself in the Almighty, and shall lift up thy face to God.

Job 27:10

Will he delight himself in the Almighty, and call upon God at all times?

Psalm 43:4

Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy, and I will praise thee upon the harp, O God, my God.

Psalm 104:34

Let thy meditation be sweet to him. I will rejoice in LORD.

John 15:16

Ye did not choose out me, but I chose out you, and appointed you, so that ye should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit may remain, so that anything whatever ye may ask of the Father in my name, he may give you.

Job 34:9

For thou should not say, There shall be no visitation to a man, [whereas] visitation [is] to him from LORD.

Song of Songs 2:3

As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.

1 Peter 1:8

Whom, not having seen, ye love, in whom, not now seeing but believing, ye exult in inexpressible and glorified joy,

Psalm 21:1-2

The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD. And in thy salvation how greatly he shall rejoice!

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain