Psalms 37:25

“I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

I haue bene yong, and now am old; yet haue I not seene the righteous forsaken, nor his seede begging bread.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

I have been young, and now am old; Yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, Nor his seed begging bread.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I have been young, and now am old, but I have not seen the good man without help, or his children looking for bread.
- Basic English Bible

I have been young, and now am old, and I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread:
- Darby Bible

I have been young, and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
- Webster's Bible

I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his children begging for bread.
- World English Bible

Young I have been, I have also become old, And I have not seen the righteous forsaken, And his seed seeking bread.
- Youngs Literal Bible

I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 37:25


37:25 Forsaken - These temporal promises, were more express to the Jews in the times of the Old Testament, than to Christians.


Discussion for Psalms 37:25

  • amazing, and its so true that God will never forsake the righteous neither will he allow their children to beg for bread. how i pray that we can choose to trust God on his word.God would you make us to fully trust in you alone. wilter
  • Rhonda Smith for verse 25
    Is there a place on your website to see verses that are related to each other? I just looked up Ps. 37 25 and I know there are similar verses in the Bible that relate to this verse. Thanks !!
  • Mduduzi A Dlamini for verse 25
    According to my understanding David s life simple explain this verse One should recall David s persecution by Saul but God saved him David is the one who committed adultery killed Uriah strategically but God was still with him Through all situations God intervened and saved him
  • Eliot Brite for verse 25
    Its been times that I thought God had forgot about me so I said where are you and he said if you think I forgot you you come where you know where I am at he said I will never forsake you I love Jesus Thank God for Jesus
  • I am trusting GOD with my bill I have written out the amount and am reminding him for he can not and will not forsake me that's his promise,
  • Christians do not rely on the world for their sustenance but on God. Therefore if a true Christian begs for anything he will never beg the world - He will beg God. God is his source, his light and his everything. His philosophy and his way of life will never be one of begging.

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