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 37:8

Bible Options