Psalms 37:23

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord: and he delighteth in his way.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The steps of a man are established by the LORD, And He delights in his way.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man's goings are established of Jehovah; And he delighteth in his way.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord, and he takes delight in his way.
- Basic English Bible

The steps of a man are established by Jehovah, and he delighteth in his way:
- Darby Bible

The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.
- Webster's Bible

A man's goings are established by Yahweh. He delights in his way.
- World English Bible

From Jehovah [are] the steps of a man, They have been prepared, And his way he desireth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

It is of the LORD that a man's goings are established; and He delighted in his way.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 37:23


37:23 Established - So that he shall not fall into mischief.


Discussion for Psalms 37

  • Thomas Strickland
    I really have faith in God and removing the wicked and also being patient.
  • Ps 37:11
    We wait patiently on Jehovah God to remove the wicked. So knowing that the wicked will be removed can give us comfort.
  • Verse 5
    When we wait for Jehovah God and when we rely on him by praying for his wisdom and direction and by following his commands and principles, then he will act in our behalf.
  • BSP
    Verse 27 shows that not only should we turn away or keep away from bad but we should also look for ways to do good.
  • Helen
    Really a great God,l love this God.
  • Irene123
    To Tammie n Ps. 37 -- I love the daily Bible verse from this chapter - verse 23. Not always, but whenever I need it the Lord uses this to encourage me or to correct me. These verses are put on here by the Lord.