New International Version
But the meek will inherit the land and enjoy peace and prosperity.
King James Bible
But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Darby Bible Translation
But the meek shall possess the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of prosperity.
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.
Psalm 37:11 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But the meek - ענוים anavim, the afflicted, the poor Jewish captives.
Shall inherit the earth - ארץ arets, the land of Judea given by God himself as an inheritance to their fathers, and to their posterity for ever. See Psalm 37:9.
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LibraryNovember 13. "Delight Thyself in the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 4).
"Delight thyself in the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 4). Daniel's heart was filled with God's love for His work and kingdom and his prayers were the mightiest forces of his time, through which God gave to him the restoration of Israel to their own land, and the acknowledgment by the rulers of the world of the God of whom he testified and for whom he lived. There is a beautiful promise in the thirty-seventh Psalm, "Delight thyself in the Lord, and He will give thee the desires of thine heart," which it is, …
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April 24. "Fret not Thyself in any Wise" (Ps. xxxvii. 8).
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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.
They will spend their days in prosperity, and their descendants will inherit the land.
The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.
In his days may the righteous flourish and prosperity abound till the moon is no more.
Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.
Although a wicked person who commits a hundred crimes may live a long time, I know that it will go better with those who fear God, who are reverent before him.
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