Psalms 37:11

“But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the meeke shall inherite the earth: and shall delight themselues in the abundance of peace.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the meek shall inherit the land, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the gentle will have the earth for their heritage; they will take their delight in peace without measure.
- Basic English Bible

But the meek shall possess the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of prosperity.
- Darby Bible

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
- Webster's Bible

But the humble shall inherit the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
- World English Bible

And the humble do possess the land, And they have delighted themselves In the abundance of peace.
- Youngs Literal Bible

But the humble shall inherit the land, and delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 37:11


37:11 But - Those who patiently bear God's afflicting hand, and meekly pass by injuries. Peace - Partly of outward peace and prosperity, which God in his due time will give them: but principally of inward peace, in the sense of God's favour and the assurance of endless happiness.


Discussion for Psalms 37

  • Blessed be the Lord so high.
  • King1Sconie
    To delight oneself into the Lord of Lord's King of King's Christ Jesus The MOST High is to submit TOTALLY under The Governorship Of God'HolySpirit seek 1st The Kingdom of God HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS and all these things shall be added unto thee.. But you MUST 1st SEEK! The Kingdom of God HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS ...
  • A disciple
    "The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation. Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken." Love does no evil to his neighbor; love doesn't follow the multitudes to to evil; love is humble, and meek of spirit; love mourns, and hungers and thirsts after righteousness.
  • Latonya bentley
    I bless god for this chapter when ever someone is going through I always tell them to refer to this chapter.
  • Larry
    Love the Bible love God and Jesus
  • Steve morrow
    PSALM 37:4 DELIGHT THYSELF ALSO IN THE LORD AND HE SHALL GIVE THEE THE DESIRES OF YOUR HEART 1 JOHN 5:14 AND THIS IS THE CONFIDENCE THAT WE HAVE IN HIM THAT IF WE ASK THING --- ACCORDING TO HIS WILL --- HE HEARETH US ***** PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAWEVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE ABOMINATION