Psalms 37:8

“Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thy selfe in any wise to doe euill.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Cease from anger and forsake wrath; Do not fret; {it leads} only to evildoing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: Fret not thyself, `it tendeth' only to evil-doing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put an end to your wrath and be no longer bitter; do not give way to angry feeling which is a cause of sin.
- Basic English Bible

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret not thyself: it [would be] only to do evil.
- Darby Bible

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
- Webster's Bible

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Don't fret, it leads only to evildoing.
- World English Bible

Desist from anger, and forsake fury, Fret not thyself only to do evil.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret not thyself, it tendeth only to evil-doing.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Psalms 37:8


37:8 Fret not - Either against the sinner for his success; or against God. Do evil - If grief arise in thee, take care that it do not transport thee to sin.


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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