Psalm 37:13
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New International Version
but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.

King James Bible
The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

Darby Bible Translation
The Lord laugheth at him; for he seeth that his day is coming.

World English Bible
The Lord will laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.

Young's Literal Translation
The Lord doth laugh at him, For He hath seen that his day cometh.

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

He seeth that his day is coming - The utter desolation of your oppressors is at hand. All this may be said of every wicked man.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

laugh

Psalm 2:4 He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the LORD shall have them in derision.

Proverbs 1:26 I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes;

his day

1 Samuel 26:10 David said furthermore, As the LORD lives, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle...

Jeremiah 50:27 Slay all her bullocks; let them go down to the slaughter: woe to them! for their day is come, the time of their visitation.

Ezekiel 21:25,29 And you, profane wicked prince of Israel, whose day is come, when iniquity shall have an end...

Daniel 5:26 This is the interpretation of the thing: MENE; God has numbered your kingdom, and finished it.

Library
November 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,
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

April 24. "Fret not Thyself in any Wise" (Ps. xxxvii. 8).
"Fret not thyself in any wise" (Ps. xxxvii. 8). A life was lost in Israel because a pair of human hands were laid unbidden upon the ark of God. They were placed upon it with the best intent to steady it when trembling and shaking as the oxen drew it along the rough way, but they touched God's work presumptuously, and they fell paralyzed and lifeless. Much of the life of faith consists in letting things alone. If we wholly trust an interest to God we can keep our hands off it, and He will guard it
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

Christian Devotion to God's Will.
I into God's own heart and mind My heart and mind deliver, What evil seems, a gain I find, E'en death is life for ever. I am His son, Who spread the throne Of heaven high above me. Tho' I bend low Beneath His blow, Yet still His heart doth love me. He ne'er can prove untrue to me, My Father aye must love me, And tho' He cast me in the sea, He only thus would prove me; In what He good Doth count, He would My heart establish ever. And if I stand, His mighty hand Will raise me, and deliver. Vain had
Paul Gerhardt—Paul GerhardtÆs Spiritual Songs

Biographical Sketch.
Paul Gerhardt was born in Graefenhainichen in Electoral Saxony, where his father, Christian Gerhardt, was Burgomaster. There is some doubt as to the precise year of his birth, owing to the destruction of the church books when the place was burnt by the Swedes on the 16th of April, 1637. According to some, the event took place in the year 1606; according to others, in 1607. The probability is in favour of the former date, for General Superintendent Goltlob Stolze, of Luebben,[1] says that he died,
Paul Gerhardt—Paul GerhardtÆs Spiritual Songs

Cross References
1 Samuel 26:10
As surely as the LORD lives," he said, "the LORD himself will strike him, or his time will come and he will die, or he will go into battle and perish.

Job 18:20
People of the west are appalled at his fate; those of the east are seized with horror.

Psalm 2:4
The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.

Psalm 59:8
But you laugh at them, LORD; you scoff at all those nations.

Jeremiah 50:27
Kill all her young bulls; let them go down to the slaughter! Woe to them! For their day has come, the time for them to be punished.

Ezekiel 12:23
Say to them, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: I am going to put an end to this proverb, and they will no longer quote it in Israel.' Say to them, 'The days are near when every vision will be fulfilled.

Ezekiel 21:25
"'You profane and wicked prince of Israel, whose day has come, whose time of punishment has reached its climax,

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