Psalms 37:20

“But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the Lord shall be as the fat of lambes: they shall consume: into smoke shall they consume away.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the wicked will perish; And the enemies of the LORD will be like the glory of the pastures, They vanish--like smoke they vanish away.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the wicked shall perish, And the enemies of Jehovah shall be as the fat of lambs: They shall consume; In smoke shall they consume away.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the wrongdoers will come to destruction, and the haters of the Lord will be like the fat of lambs, they will be burned up; they will go up in smoke, and never again be seen.
- Basic English Bible

For the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of Jehovah shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume, like smoke shall they consume away.
- Darby Bible

But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.
- Webster's Bible

But the wicked shall perish. The enemies of Yahweh shall be like the beauty of the fields. They will vanish-- vanish like smoke.
- World English Bible

But the wicked perish, and the enemies of Jehovah, As the preciousness of lambs, Have been consumed, In smoke they have been consumed.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the LORD shall be as the fat of lambs--they shall pass away in smoke, they shall pass away.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 37:20


37:20 Fat - Which in an instant melts before the fire.


Discussion for Psalms 37

  • 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
  • Miss BonBon
    I read this entire chapter this evening and as i share day and night with many brings very precious incouragment to my soul. May GOD BLESS YOU RICHLY FOR SHARING HIS WORD AMEN
  • Bon Bon
    All of GODS word is true and brings joy to my heart to study day night, the verse of tbe day that is shared brings great Incouragment to my HEART MIND AND SOUL. I desire to give Thanks to the sharing of verse of the day GOD BLESS You for Ssharing from HIS word of Truth Day Inceasing.
  • Librarygal143
    I trust in you God, I know you will get my family and me through this.

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