Psalm 37
American Standard Version
Don'T Fret Because of Evildoers

1Fret not thyself because of evil-doers, Neither be thou envious against them that work unrighteousness.

2For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, And wither as the green herb.

3Trust in Jehovah, and do good; Dwell in the land, and feed on his faithfulness.

4Delight thyself also in Jehovah; And he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

5Commit thy way unto Jehovah; Trust also in him, and he will bring it to pass.

6And he will make thy righteousness to go forth as the light, And thy justice as the noon-day.

7Rest 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.

8Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: Fret not thyself, it tendeth only to evil-doing.

9For evil-doers shall be cut off; But those that wait for Jehovah, they shall inherit the land.

10For yet a little while, and the wicked shall not be: Yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and he shall not be.

11But the meek shall inherit the land, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

12The wicked plotteth against the just, And gnasheth upon him with his teeth.

13The Lord will laugh at him; For he seeth that his day is coming.

14The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, To cast down the poor and needy, To slay such as are upright in the way.

15Their sword shall enter into their own heart, And their bows shall be broken.

16Better is a little that the righteous hath Than the abundance of many wicked.

17For the arms of the wicked shall be broken; But Jehovah upholdeth the righteous.

18Jehovah knoweth the days of the perfect; And their inheritance shall be for ever.

19They shall not be put to shame in the time of evil; And in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.

20But the wicked shall perish, And the enemies of Jehovah shall be as the fat of lambs: They shall consume; In smoke shall they consume away.

21The wicked borroweth, and payeth not again; But the righteous dealeth graciously, and giveth.

22For such as are blessed of him shall inherit the land; And they that are cursed of him shall be cut off.

23A man's goings are established of Jehovah; And he delighteth in his way.

24Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For Jehovah upholdeth him with his hand.

25I have been young, and now am old; Yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, Nor his seed begging bread.

26All the day long he dealeth graciously, and lendeth; And his seed is blessed.

27Depart from evil, and do good; And dwell for evermore.

28For Jehovah loveth justice, And forsaketh not his saints; They are preserved for ever: But the seed of the wicked shall be cut off.

29The righteous shall inherit the land, And dwell therein for ever.

30The mouth of the righteous talketh of wisdom, And his tongue speaketh justice.

31The law of his God is in his heart; None of his steps shall slide.

32The wicked watcheth the righteous, And seeketh to slay him.

33Jehovah will not leave him in his hand, Nor condemn him when he is judged.

34Wait for Jehovah, and keep his way, And he will exalt thee to inherit the land: When the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.

35I have seen the wicked in great power, And spreading himself like a green tree in its native soil.

36But one passed by, and, lo, he was not: Yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.

37Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright; For there is a happy end to the man of peace.

38As for transgressors, they shall be destroyed together; The end of the wicked shall be cut off.

39But the salvation of the righteous is of Jehovah; He is their stronghold in the time of trouble.

40And Jehovah helpeth them, and rescueth them; He rescueth them from the wicked, and saveth them, Because they have taken refuge in him.

Section Headings Courtesy INT Bible
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1. David persuades to patience and confidence in God,
12. by the different estate of the godly and the wicked
Psalm 1: The Happiness of the Godly

Psalm 2: Why Do the Nations Rage?

Psalm 3: Deliver Me, O God!

Psalm 4: Answer Me When I Call!

Psalm 5: Consider My Meditation

Psalm 6: Don'T Rebuke Me in Your Anger

Psalm 7: I Take Refuge in You

Psalm 8: How Majestic is Your Name!

Psalm 9: I Will Give Thanks to the Lord

Psalm 10: Why Do You Stand Far Off?

Psalm 11: In the Lord I Take Refuge

Psalm 12: Help, for the Godly Are No More

Psalm 13: How Long, O Lord?

Psalm 14: The Fool Says, There is No God

Psalm 15: Who Shall Dwell on Your Holy Hill?

Psalm 16: Preserve Me, O God

Psalm 17: Hear, O Lord, My Righteous Plee

Psalm 18: The Lord is My Rock

Psalm 19: The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

Psalm 20: May the Lord Answer You in Distress

Psalm 21: The King Rejoices in Your Strength!

Psalm 22: Why Have You Forsaken Me?

Psalm 23: The Lord is My Shepherd

Psalm 24: The Earth is the Lord's

Psalm 25: To You, O Lord, I Lift Up My Soul

Psalm 26: Vindicate Me, O Lord

Psalm 27: The Lord is My Salvation

Psalm 28: The Lord is My Strength

Psalm 29: Ascribe Glory to the Lord

Psalm 30: I Will Extol You, O Lord

Psalm 31: Into Your Hands I Commit My Spirit

Psalm 32: Blessed is He who is Forgiven

Psalm 33: Praise is Fitting for the Upright

Psalm 34: Taste and See the Lord is Good

Psalm 35: Contend with Those who Contend with Me

Psalm 36: There is No Fear of God Before his Eyes

Psalm 37: Don'T Fret Because of Evildoers

Psalm 38: O Lord, Don'T Rebuke Me in Your Wrath

Psalm 39: I Will Watch My Ways

Psalm 40: I Waited Patiently for the Lord

Psalm 41: Blessed is He who Considers the Poor

Psalm 42: As the Deer Pants for the Water

Psalm 43: Send Out Your Light

Psalm 44: Redeem Us

Psalm 45: Your Throne is Forever

Psalm 46: God is Our Refuge and Strength

Psalm 47: Clap Your Hands, All You Peoples

Psalm 48: Great is the Lord, and Greatly to Be Praised

Psalm 49: Why Should I Fear?

Psalm 50: The Mighty One Calls

Psalm 51: Create in Me a Clean Heart, O God

Psalm 52: Why Do You Boast of Mischief?

Psalm 53: The Fool Says, There is No God

Psalm 54: Vindicate Me in Your Might

Psalm 55: Cast Your Cares on the Lord

Psalm 56: Be Merciful to Me, God

Psalm 57: My Soul Takes Refuge in You

Psalm 58: God Judges the Earth

Psalm 59: Deliver Me From My Enemies, My God

Psalm 60: With God We Will Gain the Victory

Psalm 61: Hear My Cry; Listen to My Prayer

Psalm 62: My Soul Rests in God Alone

Psalm 63: God, You Are My God

Psalm 64: Hear My Voice in My Complaint

Psalm 65: Praise Waits for You, God, in Zion

Psalm 66: Make a Joyful Shout to God, All the Earth!

Psalm 67: May God Cause His Face to Shine on Us

Psalm 68: Let God's Enemies Be Scattered!

Psalm 69: The Waters Have Come Up to My Neck!

Psalm 70: Come Quickly to Help Me, O Lord

Psalm 71: In You, O Lord, I Take Refuge

Psalm 72: Give the King Your Justice

Psalm 73: Surely God is Good to Israel

Psalm 74: Why Have You Rejected Us Forever?

Psalm 75: We Give Thanks, for Your Name is Near

Psalm 76: God's Name is Great in Israel

Psalm 77: In Distress, I Sought the Lord

Psalm 78: Hear My Teaching, My People

Psalm 79: How Long, O Lord?

Psalm 80: Hear Us, Shepherd of Israel

Psalm 81: Sing Aloud to God, Our Strength!

Psalm 82: God Presides in the Great Assembly

Psalm 83: God, Don'T Keep Silent

Psalm 84: How Lovely Are Your Dwellings!

Psalm 85: You Have Been Favorable to Your Land

Psalm 86: Hear, O Lord, for I Am Poor and Needy

Psalm 87: His Foundation is in the Holy Mountains

Psalm 88: I Have Cried Day and Night Before You

Psalm 89: I Will Sing of His Love Forever

Psalm 90: Lord, You Have Been Our Dwelling Place

Psalm 91: My Refuge and My Fortress

Psalm 92: How Great Are Your Works

Psalm 93: The Lord Reigns!

Psalm 94: The Lord Will Not Forget His People

Psalm 95: Shout Aloud to the Rock of Our Salvation!

Psalm 96: Sing to O Lord, All the Earth

Psalm 97: Let the Multitude of Islands Be Glad!

Psalm 98: Sing to the Lord a New Song!

Psalm 99: The Lord Reigns!

Psalm 100: Shout for Joy to the Lord, All You Lands!

Psalm 101: I Will Sing of Loving Kindness and Justice

Psalm 102: Do Not Hide Your Face From Me

Psalm 103: All Within Me, Praise His Holy Name!

Psalm 104: O Lord, My God, You Are Very Great

Psalm 105: Tell of His Wonderful Works!

Psalm 106: Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is Good

Psalm 107: His Loving Kindness Endures Forever

Psalm 108: I Will Make Music with My Soul

Psalm 109: God of My Praise, Don'T Remain Silent

Psalm 110: Sit at My Right Hand

Psalm 111: Glorious and Majestic Are His Works

Psalm 112: Blessed is He who Fears the Lord

Psalm 113: The Lord Exalts the Humble

Psalm 114: Tremble at the Presence of the Lord

Psalm 115: To Your Name Give Glory

Psalm 116: He Listens to My Voice

Psalm 117: Extol Him, All You Peoples!

Psalm 118: Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is Good

Psalm 119: Your Word is a Lamp to My Feet

Psalm 120: In My Distress, I Cried to the Lord

Psalm 121: I Will Lift Up My Eyes to the Hills

Psalm 122: Let Us Go to the Lord's House!

Psalm 123: To You I Do Lift Up My Eyes

Psalm 124: Our Help is in the Name of the Lord

Psalm 125: So the Lord Surrounds His People

Psalm 126: The Lord Has Done Great Things for Us

Psalm 127: Unless the Lord Builds

Psalm 128: Blessed Are All who Walks in His Ways

Psalm 129: Many Times They Have Afflicted Me

Psalm 130: Out of the Depths I Cried to You

Psalm 131: I Have Stilled My Soul

Psalm 132: Remember David and All his Affliction

Psalm 133: How Pleasant to Live Together in Unity!

Psalm 134: Praise the Lord, All You Servants

Psalm 135: Your Name Endures Forever

Psalm 136: His Loving Kindness Endures Forever

Psalm 137: By the Rivers of Babylon

Psalm 138: I Will Give Thanks with My Whole Heart

Psalm 139: You Have Searched Me and Know Me

Psalm 140: Deliver Me, O Lord, From the Evil Man

Psalm 141: Come to Me Quickly!

Psalm 142: With My Voice, I Ask the Lord for Mercy

Psalm 143: I Spread Out My Hands to You

Psalm 144: Blessed Be the Lord, My Rock

Psalm 145: I Will Exalt You, My God, the King

Psalm 146: Praise the Lord, My Soul

Psalm 147: It is Good to Sing Praises to Our God

Psalm 148: Praise the Lord From the Heavens!

Psalm 149: Sing to the Lord a New Song!

Psalm 150: Let Everything That Has Breath

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