Psalms 37:21

“The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not againe: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giueth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The wicked borrows and does not pay back, But the righteous is gracious and gives.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; But the righteous dealeth graciously, and giveth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The sinner takes money and does not give it back; but the upright man has mercy, and gives to others.
- Basic English Bible

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; but the righteous is gracious and giveth:
- Darby Bible

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous showeth mercy, and giveth.
- Webster's Bible

The wicked borrow, and don't pay back, but the righteous give generously.
- World English Bible

The wicked is borrowing and repayeth not, And the righteous is gracious and giving.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The wicked borroweth, and payeth not; but the righteous dealeth graciously, and giveth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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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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