Psalms 37:7

“Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him: fret not thy selfe because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked deuices to passe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, Because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Take your rest in the Lord, waiting quietly for him; do not be angry because of the man who does well in his evil ways, and gives effect to his bad designs.
- Basic English Bible

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him that prospereth in his way, because of the man that bringeth mischievous devices to pass.
- Darby Bible

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
- Webster's Bible

Rest in Yahweh, and wait patiently for him. Don't fret because of him who prospers in his way, because of the man who makes wicked plots happen.
- World English Bible

Be silent for Jehovah, and stay thyself for Him, Do not fret because of him Who is making prosperous his way, Because of a man doing wicked devices.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Resign thyself unto the LORD, and wait patiently for Him; fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 37:7


37:7 Rest - Do not repine at his dealings, but quietly submit to his will, and wait for his help.


Discussion for Psalms 37

  • JEAN GOODEN
    THIS CHAPTER CALMS MY SPIRIT AND SOUL. MY GRANDMOTHER WAS A GREAT MISSIONARY AND SHE ENCOURAGED ALL OF US TO READ THE BIBLE AND ATTEND CHURCH.WHENEVER WE ARE GOING THRU A SITUATION MY FAMILY READS 37 PSALMS TO ENCOURAGE OURSELVES.IT WORKS.
  • Librarygal143
    I will gladly follow God, and obey Him. Despite going through so much, I feel that He has blessed my life with so much good to get through it all.
  • Eric
    Sometimes it's hard to understand how God views any of us as good men. He looks within to the heart and sees things in us we don't see as easily if at all. Personally I feel like a wretched slime ball unworthy of God's attention let alone his love and guidance in my life. But time and time again faithfully, he proves everlasting. He is always and I mean always he is there. Not with a cruel harsh hand either. It's always with supreme love and kindness. I don't know how close anybody else is to God but I feel really close to him. It's not because of my good works either because I have much sin and shame and error. It's only because of his timeless loving mercy and grace I suppose, not really sure how anybody or any God can be so perfect but mine is. Ours is.
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    We must remember that “a little that a righteous man hath is better than the riches of many wicked. The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.”
  • 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 ...

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