Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Be silent in the LORD's presence and wait patiently for him. Don't be angry because of the one whose way prospers or the one who implements evil schemes.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Holman Bible

Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him;
do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way,
by the man who carries out evil plans.

A Conservative Version

Rest in LORD, and wait patiently for him. Fret not thyself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

American Standard Version

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, Because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Amplified

Be still and rest in the Lord; wait for Him and patiently lean yourself upon Him; fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Bible in Basic English

Take your rest in the Lord, waiting quietly for him; do not be angry because of the man who does well in his evil ways, and gives effect to his bad designs.

Darby Translation

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him that prospereth in his way, because of the man that bringeth mischievous devices to pass.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Daleth Be silent before the LORD and wait patiently for him; do not be angry with him who prospers in his way, with the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Julia Smith Translation

Be silent to Jehovah and wait for him: thou shalt not be angry at him prospering his way, at the man doing wickednesses.

King James 2000

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who brings wicked devices to pass.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Be quiet before Yahweh and wait for him. Do not fret about one who succeeds [in] his way, about a man making plots.

Modern King James verseion

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for Him; do not fret yourself because of him who prospers in his way, because of him who practices wickedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Hold thee still in the LORD, and abide patiently upon him: but grieve not thyself at one that hath prosperity, and liveth in abomination.

NET Bible

Wait patiently for the Lord! Wait confidently for him! Do not fret over the apparent success of a sinner, a man who carries out wicked schemes!

New Heart English Bible

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.

The Emphasized Bible

Be resigned to Yahweh, yea wait with longing for him; Burn not with vexation at him who prospereth in his way, - at the man who doeth wickedness.

Webster

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

World English Bible

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.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.

Verse Picture

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 37:7

Devotionals containing Psalm 37:7

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Images Psalm 37:7

Prayers for Psalm 37:7

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

6 He will bring forth your righteousness as a light, and your justice as the noonday sun. 7 Be silent in the LORD's presence and wait patiently for him. Don't be angry because of the one whose way prospers or the one who implements evil schemes. 8 Calm your anger and abandon wrath. Don't be angry it only leads to evil.


Cross References

Psalm 40:1

I waited expectantly for the LORD, and he took notice of me and heard my cry.

Jeremiah 12:1

You are righteous, LORD, even when I bring a complaint to you. But I want to discuss justice with you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper, while all who are treacherous are at ease?

Psalm 62:1

My soul rests quietly only when it looks to God; from him comes my deliverance.

Proverbs 20:22

Don't say "I'll avenge that wrong!" Wait on the LORD and he will deliver you.

Joshua 10:12

Later that day, Joshua spoke to the LORD while the LORD was delivering the Amorites to the Israelis. This is what he said in the presence of Israel: "Sun, be still over Gibeon! Moon, stand in place in the Aijalon Valley!"

Job 21:7-34

"Why do the wicked live to reach old age and increase in power and wealth, too?

Psalm 27:14

Wait on the LORD. Be courageous, and he will strengthen your heart. Wait on the LORD! Davidic

Psalm 50:8

I do not rebuke you because of your sacrifices; indeed, your burnt offerings are continuously before me.

Psalm 62:5

My soul, be quiet before God, for from him comes my hope.

Psalm 73:3-14

For I was envious of the proud when I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

Don't be surprised when you see the poor oppressed and the violent perverting both justice and verdicts in a province, for one high official watches another, and there are ones higher still over them.

Isaiah 8:17

I'll wait for the LORD, who is hiding his face from the house of Jacob, and I'll put my trust in him.

Isaiah 10:13-14

He keeps bragging: "I've done it by the strength of my hand, and by my wisdom, because I'm so clever. I removed the boundaries of nations, and plundered their treasures; like a bull I brought down those who sat on thrones.

Isaiah 30:15

For this is what the LORD GOD, the Holy One of Israel, says: "In repentance and rest you will be saved; in staying calm and trusting will be your strength. But you refused.

Lamentations 3:25-26

The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the person who searches for him.

Daniel 11:36

""The king will do as he pleases. He'll exalt and magnify himself above every god, speaking amazing things against the God of Gods. He'll succeed until the indignation is completed, because what has been determined must be carried out.

Jonah 1:11

Because the sea was growing more and more stormy, they asked him, "What do we have to do to you so the sea will calm down for us?"

Habakkuk 2:3

For the revelation pertains to an appointed time it speaks truthfully about the end. Though it delays, wait for it, because it will surely come about it will not be late!

Galatians 6:9

Let's not get tired of doing what is good, for at the right time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Hebrews 10:36-37

For you need endurance, so that after you have done God's will you can receive what he has promised.

James 5:7-11

So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious crop from his land, being patient with it until it receives the fall and the spring rains.

Revelation 13:3-10

One of the beast's heads looked like it had sustained a mortal wound, but its fatal wound was healed. Rapt with amazement, the whole world followed the beast.

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