Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 before the Lord; wait patiently for Him and entrust yourself to Him;
Do not fret (whine, agonize) because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

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.

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.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 37:7

Devotionals containing Psalm 37:7

References

Hastings

Images Psalm 37:7

Prayers for Psalm 37:7

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

6 And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light and thy uprightness as the noonday. 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.
8 He Cease from anger and forsake wrath: let not thy wrath in any wise cause you to become evil.


Cross References

Psalm 40:1

I waited patiently for the LORD, and he inclined unto me and heard my cry.

Jeremiah 12:1

Righteous art thou, O LORD, even though I dispute with thee: even so, I will speak judgments with thee; Why does the way of the wicked prosper? All those that completely rebel against thee have peace.

Psalm 62:1

Only in God does my soul rest; from him comes my saving health.

Proverbs 20:22

Say not thou, I will take vengeance, but wait on the LORD, and he shall save thee.

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke unto the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the sons of Israel, and he said in the sight of Israel, Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon; and thou, Moon, in the valley of Ajalon.

Job 21:7-34

Why do the wicked live and become old and even increase in riches?

Psalm 27:14

Wait for the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart; wait, I say, for the LORD.

Psalm 50:8

I will not reprove thee regarding thy sacrifices; thy burnt offerings are continually before me.

Psalm 62:5

My soul, rest thou only in God, for my hope is from him.

Psalm 73:3-14

For I became angry against the foolish when I saw the peace of the wicked.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest violence unto the poor and the extortion of rights and justice in a province, do not marvel at the matter, for height is looking upon height; and there is one higher than they.

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the LORD, who hid his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Isaiah 10:13-14

For he said, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have been prudent: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures, and I have cast down as valiant ones those who were seated:

Isaiah 30:15

For the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel has said; In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and in confidence shall be your strength: and ye would not.

Lamentations 3:25-26

Teth The LORD is good unto those that wait in him, to the soul that seeks him.

Daniel 11:36

And the king shall do according to his will, and he shall exalt himself and magnify himself above every god and shall speak marvels against the God of gods and shall prosper until the indignation is accomplished, for the determination has been made.

Jonah 1:11

Then they said unto him, What shall we do unto thee that the sea may be calm unto us? for the sea rose higher and was wroth.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak and not lie; though it tarry, wait for it because it will surely come; wait for it.

Galatians 6:9

And let us not be weary in well doing, for in due season we shall reap if we faint not.

Hebrews 10:36-37

for patience is necessary, so that after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.

James 5:7-11

Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently until it receives the early and latter rain.

Revelation 13:3-10

And I saw one of its heads as it were wounded to death; and its deadly wound was healed; and all the earth marveled, and followed the beast.

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