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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.

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 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.

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.

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Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

6 he will make your righteousness go forth as the light, and your justice as the noon day sun. 7 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. 8 Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Don't fret, it leads only to evildoing.


Cross References

Psalm 40:1

I waited patiently for Yahweh. He turned to me, and heard my cry.

Jeremiah 12:1

You are righteous, Yahweh, when I contend with you; yet I would reason the cause with you: why does the way of the wicked prosper? why are all they at ease who deal very treacherously?

Psalm 62:1

My soul rests in God alone. My salvation is from him.

Proverbs 20:22

Don't say, "I will pay back evil." Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you.

Joshua 10:12

Then Joshua spoke to Yahweh in the day when Yahweh delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel; and he said in the sight of Israel, "Sun, stand still on Gibeon! You, moon, stop in the valley of Aijalon!"

Job 21:7-34

"Why do the wicked live, become old, yes, and grow mighty in power?

Psalm 27:14

Wait for Yahweh. Be strong, and let your heart take courage. Yes, wait for Yahweh. By David.

Psalm 50:8

I don't rebuke you for your sacrifices. Your burnt offerings are continually before me.

Psalm 62:5

My soul, wait in silence for God alone, for my expectation is from him.

Psalm 73:3-14

For I was envious of the arrogant, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.

Isaiah 8:17

I will wait for Yahweh, who hides his face from the house of Jacob, and I will look for him.

Isaiah 10:13-14

For he has said, "By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I have understanding: and I have removed the boundaries of the peoples, and have robbed their treasures. Like a valiant man I have brought down their rulers.

Isaiah 30:15

For thus said the Lord Yahweh, the Holy One of Israel, "You will be saved in returning and rest. Your strength will be in quietness and in confidence." You refused,

Lamentations 3:25-26

Yahweh is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.

Daniel 11:36

The king shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvelous things against the God of gods; and he shall prosper until the indignation be accomplished; for that which is determined shall be done.

Jonah 1:11

Then they said to him, "What shall we do to you, that the sea may be calm to us?" For the sea grew more and more stormy.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is yet for the appointed time, and it hurries toward the end, and won't prove false. Though it takes time, wait for it; because it will surely come. It won't delay.

Galatians 6:9

Let us not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don't give up.

Hebrews 10:36-37

For you need endurance so that, having done the will of God, you may receive the promise.

James 5:7-11

Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.

Revelation 13:3-10

One of his heads looked like it had been wounded fatally. His fatal wound was healed, and the whole earth marveled at the beast.

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