Psalms 37:10

“For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not bee: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Yet a little while and the wicked man will be no more; And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be {there.}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: Yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and he shall not be.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For in a short time the evil-doer will be gone: you will go searching for his place, and it will not be there.
- Basic English Bible

For yet a little while, and the wicked is not; and thou considerest his place, but he is not.
- Darby Bible

For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: yes, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
- Webster's Bible

For yet a little while, and the wicked will be no more. Yes, though you look for his place, he isn't there.
- World English Bible

And yet a little, and the wicked is not, And thou hast considered his place, and it is not.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And yet a little while, and the wicked is no more; yea, thou shalt look well at his place, and he is not.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 37:10


37:10 Not be - He shall be dead and gone. Diligently - Industriously seeking him. His place - His place and estate, and glory.


Discussion for Psalms 37

  • Irene123
    Heb. 13:5 - "be content with such things as ye have, for He hath said, I will never leave thee nor forsake thee." For Him to never leave or forsake us - we need to be 'His' in the first place. Acts 2:37-38. "what must we do"? and then Peter told them. Hebrews was written AFTER the church began - to already saved saints. Everything after Acts was to already saved saints in churches.
  • BSP
    Verse 27 urges us to turn away from evil and to do good. If we do this we can live forever.
  • Lisa
    God will fight your every battle long as you seek the kingdom of God first, and know matter what your enemies do God will fight. GOD will put you through testing period as well and if you past the first you will go to the next test and their different level in God. people make sure read his word it's meat and hope in the word of God.
  • 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.

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