Psalm 37:4
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New International Version
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

New Living Translation
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart's desires.

English Standard Version
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

New American Standard Bible
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

King James Bible
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Take delight in the LORD, and He will give you your heart's desires.

International Standard Version
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

NET Bible
Then you will take delight in the LORD, and he will answer your prayers.

New Heart English Bible
Also delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Hope in Lord Jehovah and he will give you the requests of your heart.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Be happy with the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; And He shall give thee the petitions of thy heart.

New American Standard 1977
Delight yourself in the LORD;
            And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In the same manner delight thyself in the LORD, and he shall give thee the desires of thy heart.

King James 2000 Bible
Delight yourself also in the LORD; and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

American King James Version
Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
Delight in the Lord, and he will give thee the requests of thy heart.

Darby Bible Translation
and delight thyself in Jehovah, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

English Revised Version
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Webster's Bible Translation
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

World English Bible
Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Young's Literal Translation
And delight thyself on Jehovah, And He giveth to thee the petitions of thy heart.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
37:1-6 When we look abroad we see the world full of evil-doers, that flourish and live in ease. So it was seen of old, therefore let us not marvel at the matter. We are tempted to fret at this, to think them the only happy people, and so we are prone to do like them: but this we are warned against. Outward prosperity is fading. When we look forward, with an eye of faith, we shall see no reason to envy the wicked. Their weeping and wailing will be everlasting. The life of religion is a believing trust in the Lord, and diligent care to serve him according to his will. It is not trusting God, but tempting him, if we do not make conscience of our duty to him. A man's life consists not in abundance, but, Thou shalt have food convenient for thee. This is more than we deserve, and it is enough for one that is going to heaven. To delight in God is as much a privilege as a duty. He has not promised to gratify the appetites of the body, and the humours of the fancy, but the desires of the renewed, sanctified soul. What is the desire of the heart of a good man? It is this, to know, and love, and serve God. Commit thy way unto the Lord; roll thy way upon the Lord, so the margin reads it. Cast thy burden upon the Lord, the burden of thy care. We must roll it off ourselves, not afflict and perplex ourselves with thoughts about future events, but refer them to God. By prayer spread thy case and all thy cares before the Lord, and trust in him. We must do our duty, and then leave the event with God. The promise is very sweet: He shall bring that to pass, whatever it is, which thou has committed to him.
Study Bible
Don’t Fret Because of Evildoers
3Trust in the LORD and do good; Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness. 4Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart. 5Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.…
Cross References
Matthew 7:7
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:8
For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.

Job 22:26
"For then you will delight in the Almighty And lift up your face to God.

Job 27:10
"Will he take delight in the Almighty? Will he call on God at all times?

Psalm 21:2
You have given him his heart's desire, And You have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah.

Psalm 81:10
"I, the LORD, am your God, Who brought you up from the land of Egypt; Open your mouth wide and I will fill it.

Psalm 94:19
When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul.

Psalm 145:19
He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him; He will also hear their cry and will save them.

Isaiah 58:14
Then you will take delight in the LORD, And I will make you ride on the heights of the earth; And I will feed you with the heritage of Jacob your father, For the mouth of the LORD has spoken."
Treasury of Scripture

Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

Delight

Psalm 43:4 Then will I go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy: yes, …

Psalm 104:34 My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.

Job 27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call on God?

Job 34:9 For he has said, It profits a man nothing that he should delight …

Songs 2:3 As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among …

Isaiah 58:14 Then shall you delight yourself in the LORD; and I will cause you …

1 Peter 1:8 Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you see him not, …

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Psalm 21:1,2 The king shall joy in your strength, O LORD; and in your salvation …

Psalm 145:19 He will fulfill the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear …

John 15:7,16 If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you shall ask what …

1 John 5:14,15 And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any …

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