New International Version
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.
Darby Bible Translation
For evil-doers shall be cut off; but those that wait on Jehovah, they shall possess the land.
World English Bible
For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh shall inherit the land.
Young's Literal Translation
For evil doers are cut off, As to those waiting on Jehovah, they possess the land.
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CommentaryClarke'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.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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
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).
Christian Devotion to God's Will.
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.
No one who hopes in you will ever be put to shame, but shame will come on those who are treacherous without cause.
They will spend their days in prosperity, and their descendants will inherit the land.
for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away.
those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed.
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.
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