Psalm 37:11
Parallel Verses
New International Version
But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity.

New Living Translation
The lowly will possess the land and will live in peace and prosperity.

English Standard Version
But the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace.

New American Standard Bible
But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.

King James Bible
But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the humble will inherit the land and will enjoy abundant prosperity.

International Standard Version
The humble will inherit the land; they will take in abundant peace.

NET Bible
But the oppressed will possess the land and enjoy great prosperity.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the poor inherit the Earth and enjoy abundant peace.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Oppressed people will inherit the land and will enjoy unlimited peace.

JPS Tanakh 1917
But the humble shall inherit the land, And delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

New American Standard 1977
But the humble will inherit the land,
            And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the meek shall inherit the earth and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

King James 2000 Bible
But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

American King James Version
But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

American Standard Version
But the meek shall inherit the land, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the meek shall inherit the land, and shall delight in abundance of peace.

Darby Bible Translation
But the meek shall possess the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of prosperity.

English Revised Version
But the meek shall inherit the land; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Webster's Bible Translation
But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

World English Bible
But the humble shall inherit the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Young's Literal Translation
And the humble do possess the land, And they have delighted themselves In the abundance of peace.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
37:7-20 Let us be satisfied that God will make all to work for good to us. Let us not discompose ourselves at what we see in this world. A fretful, discontented spirit is open to many temptations. For, in all respects, the little which is allotted to the righteous, is more comfortable and more profitable than the ill-gotten and abused riches of ungodly men. It comes from a hand of special love. God provides plentifully and well, not only for his working servants, but for his waiting servants. They have that which is better than wealth, peace of mind, peace with God, and then peace in God; that peace which the world cannot give, and which the world cannot have. God knows the believer's days. Not one day's work shall go unrewarded. Their time on earth is reckoned by days, which will soon be numbered; but heavenly happiness shall be for ever. This will be a real support to believers in evil times. Those that rest on the Rock of ages, have no reason to envy the wicked the support of their broken reeds.
Study Bible
Don’t Fret Because of Evildoers
10Yet a little while and the wicked man will be no more; And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be there. 11But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity. 12The wicked plots against the righteous And gnashes at him with his teeth.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:5
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

1 Timothy 4:8
For physical exercise is of limited value, but godliness is valuable in every way, holding promise for the present life and for the one to come.

Psalm 25:13
His soul will abide in prosperity, And his descendants will inherit the land.

Psalm 29:11
The LORD will give strength to His people; The LORD will bless His people with peace.

Psalm 72:7
In his days may the righteous flourish, And abundance of peace till the moon is no more.

Psalm 119:165
Those who love Your law have great peace, And nothing causes them to stumble.

Ecclesiastes 8:12
Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.

Isaiah 29:19
The afflicted also will increase their gladness in the LORD, And the needy of mankind will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 60:21
"Then all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land forever, The branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified.
Treasury of Scripture

But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

the meek

Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, …

1 Timothy 6:11 But you, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, …

James 1:21 Why lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and …

James 3:13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show …

delight

Psalm 36:8 They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of your house; …

Psalm 72:7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace …

Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they which love your law: and nothing shall offend them.

Isaiah 26:3 You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on you: …

Isaiah 48:18 O that you had listened to my commandments! then had your peace been …

Isaiah 57:18-21 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and …

John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you: not as the world …

Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which passes all understanding, shall keep …

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