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

  • Steve morrow
    psalm 140:8 grant not O LORD the desires of the wicked further not his device lest they exalt themselves selah119:155 SALVATION IS FAR FROM THE WICKED FOR THEY SEEK NOT THY STATUTES psalm 119:24 thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors 119:174 I HAVE LONGED FOR THY SALVATION O LORD AND THY LAW IS MY DELIGHT
  • K.Samuel Kumar
    I understood each and every word of your comment.The same was lord speaking in my heart whenever I meditate PS 37.4.
  • BSP
    We should find delight in serving God. He is the epitome of love and it is a pleasure and a joy to be able to have a relationship with Jehovah God.
  • Breeze
    Verse 4 had been in many of my devotions lately. I have been praying about a situation for nearly 4 yrs now and I get discouraged at times. One devotions on this talked about being content and the Lord will eventually provide what we need. So I am learning to be content while I wait.
  • Lilian
    Only people who heard the words of God and obeying his words will receive life in abundance. Without hearing his words it's impossible to please him. Thanking the blood of Jesus and praising him are more than enough. If we have Jesus in our life we have everything that we need. Just trust his will. God's ways and thoughts are higher than us. His will will be done accrding to his righteousness Amn
  • Dorothy Johnson
    I read this verse over and over, sometimes when my heart is so heavy with pain and grief, reading Psalms 37 always seems to calm me. God is good all the time. Let us praise him.