|New International Version (© 2011)|
For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.
King James Bible
For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
American Standard Version
For evil-doers shall be cut off; But those that wait for Jehovah, they shall inherit the land.
Young's Literal Translation
For evil doers are cut off, As to those waiting on Jehovah, they possess the land.
Psalm 37:9 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They shall inherit the earth - The word ארץ arets, throughout this Psalm, should be translated land, not earth; for it is most probable that it refers to the land of Judea; and in this verse there is a promise of their return thither.
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Psalm 37:35,36 I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree...
Psalm 55:23 But you, O God, shall bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days...
Job 20:23-29 When he is about to fill his belly, God shall cast the fury of his wrath on him, and shall rain it on him while he is eating...
Job 27:13,14 This is the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of oppressors, which they shall receive of the Almighty...
Psalm 37:11,12,29 But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace...
Psalm 25:13 His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.
Isaiah 58:14 Then shall you delight yourself in the LORD; and I will cause you to ride on the high places of the earth...
Isaiah 60:21 Your people also shall be all righteous: they shall inherit the land for ever, the branch of my planting, the work of my hands...
Hebrews 11:16 But now they desire a better country, that is, an heavenly: why God is not ashamed to be called their God...
Revelation 5:10 And have made us to our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.
the earth. or, `the land,' airetz, probably the land of Judea, given by God himself as an inheritance to their fathers, and their posterity forever: and this verse seems to contain a promise of their return thither
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Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
1 Timothy 4:8 For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.
Psalm 25:3 No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
Psalm 25:13 They will spend their days in prosperity, and their descendants will inherit the land.
Psalm 37:2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away.
Psalm 37:22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed.
Psalm 37:28 For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed; the offspring of the wicked will perish.