Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Those who do evil will perish. But those who wait on the LORD will inherit the land.

New American Standard Bible

For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.

King James Version

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Holman Bible

For evildoers will be destroyed,
but those who put their hope in the Lord
will inherit the land.

A Conservative Version

For evil-doers shall be cut off, but those who wait for LORD, they shall inherit the land.

American Standard Version

For evil-doers shall be cut off; But those that wait for Jehovah, they shall inherit the land.

Amplified

For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait and hope and look for the Lord [in the end] shall inherit the earth.

Bible in Basic English

For the evil-doers will be cut off: but those who have faith in the Lord will have the earth for their heritage.

Darby Translation

For evil-doers shall be cut off; but those that wait on Jehovah, they shall possess the land.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For evildoers shall be cut off; but those that wait for the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Julia Smith Translation

For they doing evil shall be cut off: and they waiting for Jehovah they shall inherit the earth.

King James 2000

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For evildoers will be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh-- they will possess [the] land.

Modern King James verseion

For evildoers shall be cut off; but those who wait on Jehovah, they shall inherit the earth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For wicked doers shall be rooted out; but they that patiently abide the LORD, shall inherit the land.

NET Bible

Wicked men will be wiped out, but those who rely on the Lord are the ones who will possess the land.

New Heart English Bible

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

The Emphasized Bible

For, evil doers, shall be cut off, but, as for them who wait for Yahweh, they, shall inherit the earth.

Webster

For evil doers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

World English Bible

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

Youngs Literal Translation

For evil doers are cut off, As to those waiting on Jehovah, they possess the land.

Devotionals

Devotionals about Psalm 37:9

References

Easton

Context Readings

Instruction In Wisdom

8 Calm your anger and abandon wrath. Don't be angry it only leads to evil. 9 Those who do evil will perish. But those who wait on the LORD will inherit the land. 10 Yet a little while longer, and the wicked will be no more. You will search for his place, but he will not be there.


Cross References

Psalm 25:13

He will experience good things; his descendants will inherit the earth.

Isaiah 60:21

Then your people will all be righteous; They'll possess the land forever. They are the shoot that the LORD planted, the works of his hands, so that I might be glorified.

Isaiah 57:13

When you cry out, let your collection deliver you! The wind will carry them all off, and a mere breath will sweep them all away." "But whoever takes refuge in me will possess the land, and will inherit my holy mountain.

Job 20:23-29

"It will come about that, when he has filled himself to the full, God will vent his burning anger on him; he will pour it out on him and on his body.

Job 27:13-23

"This is what a wicked person inherits from God, and what the ruthless will receive from the Almighty:

Psalm 37:11-12

The humble will inherit the land; they will take in abundant peace.

Psalm 37:29

The righteous will inherit the land, and they will dwell in it forever.

Psalm 37:35-36

I once observed a wicked and oppressive person, flourishing like a green tree in native soil.

Psalm 55:23

But you, God, bring them down to the Pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful people will not live out half their days. But I put my full confidence in you. To the Director: A special Davidic psalm to the tune of "A Silent Dove Far Away," when the Philistines seized him in Gath.

Proverbs 2:21

For the upright will live in the land, and people of integrity will remain in it.

Isaiah 58:14

then you will take delight in the LORD, and he will make you ride upon the heights of the earth; and he will make you feast on the inheritance of your ancestor Jacob, your father. "Yes! The mouth of the LORD has spoken."

Hebrews 11:16

Instead, they were longing for a better country, that is, a heavenly one. That is why God is not ashamed to be called their God, because he has prepared a city for them.

Revelation 5:10

You made them a kingdom and priests for our God, and they will reign on the earth."

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