Psalm 37:25
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New Living Translation
Once I was young, and now I am old. Yet I have never seen the godly abandoned or their children begging for bread.

King James Bible
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.

Darby Bible Translation
I have been young, and now am old, and I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread:

World English Bible
I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his children begging for bread.

Young's Literal Translation
Young I have been, I have also become old, And I have not seen the righteous forsaken, And his seed seeking bread.

Psalm 37:25 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

37:25 Forsaken - These temporal promises, were more express to the Jews in the times of the Old Testament, than to Christians.

Psalm 37:25 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Heart's Desire Given to Help Mission Work in China.
"Sept. 30 [1869].--From Yorkshire L50.--Received also One Thousand Pounds to-day for the Lord's work in China. About this donation it is especially to be noticed, that for months it had been my earnest desire to do more than ever for Mission Work in China, and I had already taken steps to carry out this desire, when this donation of One Thousand Pounds came to hand. This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Of the Zealous Amendment of Our Whole Life
Be thou watchful and diligent in God's service, and bethink thee often why thou hast renounced the world. Was it not that thou mightest live to God and become a spiritual man? Be zealous, therefore, for thy spiritual profit, for thou shalt receive shortly the reward of thy labours, and neither fear nor sorrow shall come any more into thy borders. Now shalt thou labour a little, and thou shalt find great rest, yea everlasting joy. If thou shalt remain faithful and zealous in labour, doubt not
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Of the Inward Growth of Patience, and of the Struggle against Evil Desires
O Lord God, I see that patience is very necessary unto me; for many things in this life fall out contrary. For howsoever I may have contrived for my peace, my life cannot go on without strife and trouble. 2. "Thou speakest truly, My Son. For I will not that thou seek such a peace as is without trials, and knoweth no adversities; but rather that thou shouldest judge thyself to have found peace, when thou art tried with manifold tribulations, and proved by many adversities. If thou shalt say that
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Columban.
THE wild districts of Ireland were occupied with convents, after the example of Patrick, and cultivated by the hard labour of the monks. The Irish convents were distinguished by their strict Christian discipline, their diligence and their zeal in the study of the Scriptures, and of science in general, as far as they had the means of acquiring it. Irish monks brought learning from Britain and Gaul, they treasured up this learning and elaborated it in the solitude of the convent, and they are said
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places

Cross References
Hebrews 13:5
Don't love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, "I will never fail you. I will never abandon you."

Job 4:7
"Stop and think! Do the innocent die? When have the upright been destroyed?

Psalm 37:28
For the LORD loves justice, and he will never abandon the godly. He will keep them safe forever, but the children of the wicked will die.

Psalm 109:10
May his children wander as beggars and be driven from their ruined homes.

Proverbs 10:3
The LORD will not let the godly go hungry, but he refuses to satisfy the craving of the wicked.

Proverbs 13:22
Good people leave an inheritance to their grandchildren, but the sinner's wealth passes to the godly.

Isaiah 41:17
"When the poor and needy search for water and there is none, and their tongues are parched from thirst, then I, the LORD, will answer them. I, the God of Israel, will never abandon them.

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