Psalm 37:1-12 NIV

Of David.

1 Do not fret because of evil men or be envious1 of those who do wrong;2

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2 for like the grass they will soon wither,#st0504 like green plants they will soon die away.3

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3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land4 and enjoy safe pasture.5

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4 Delight6 yourself in the LORD and he will give you the desires of your heart.7

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5 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him8 and he will do this:

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6 He will make your righteousness9 shine like the dawn,10 the justice of your cause like the noonday sun.

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7 Be still11 before the LORD and wait patiently12 for him; do not fret13 when men succeed in their ways,14 when they carry out their wicked schemes.15

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8 Refrain from anger16 and turn from wrath; do not fret17--it leads only to evil.

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9 For evil men will be cut off,18 but those who hope19 in the LORD will inherit the land.20

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10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more;21 though you look for them, they will not be found.

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11 But the meek will inherit the land22 and enjoy great peace.23

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12 The wicked plot24 against the righteous and gnash their teeth25 at them;

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