Psalms 37:14

“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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wicked haue drawen out the sword, and haue bent their bow to cast downe the poore and needy, and to slay such as be of vpright conuersation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked have drawn the sword and bent their bow To cast down the afflicted and the needy, To slay those who are upright in conduct.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, To cast down the poor and needy, To slay such as are upright in the way.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The evil-doers have taken out their swords, their bows are bent; for crushing the poor, and to put to death those who are upright in their ways.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the afflicted and needy, to slay those that are upright in [the] way:
- Darby Bible

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as are of upright deportment.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, to kill those who are upright in the way.
- World English Bible

A sword have the wicked opened, And they have trodden their bow, To cause to fall the poor and needy, To slaughter the upright of the way.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow; to cast down the poor and needy, to slay such as are upright in the way;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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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

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