Psalm 37:29
New International Version
The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever.

New Living Translation
The godly will possess the land and will live there forever.

English Standard Version
The righteous shall inherit the land and dwell upon it forever.

Berean Study Bible
The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever.

New American Standard Bible
The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever.

King James Bible
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Christian Standard Bible
The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it permanently.

Contemporary English Version
God's people will own the land and live here forever.

Good News Translation
The righteous will possess the land and live in it forever.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it permanently.

International Standard Version
The righteous will inherit the land, and they will dwell in it forever.

NET Bible
The godly will possess the land and will dwell in it permanently.

New Heart English Bible
The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the righteous ones inherit the Earth and dwell upon it for eternity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Righteous people will inherit the land and live there permanently.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The righteous shall inherit the land, And dwell therein for ever.

New American Standard 1977
The righteous will inherit the land, And dwell in it forever.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Ain The righteous shall inherit the earth and live upon it for ever.

King James 2000 Bible
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein forever.

American King James Version
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

American Standard Version
The righteous shall inherit the land, And dwell therein for ever.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But the righteous shall inherit the earth, and dwell upon it for ever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the just shall inherit the land, and shall dwell therein for evermore.

Darby Bible Translation
The righteous shall possess the land, and dwell therein for ever.

English Revised Version
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Webster's Bible Translation
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

World English Bible
The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever.

Young's Literal Translation
The righteous possess the land, And they dwell for ever on it.
Study Bible
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
28For the LORD loves justice and will not forsake His saints. They are preserved forever, but the offspring of the wicked will be cut off. 29The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever. 30The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.…
Cross References
Psalm 37:9
For the evildoers will be cut off, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:18
The LORD knows the days of the blameless, and their inheritance will last forever.

Psalm 69:36
The descendants of His servants will inherit it, and those who love His name will settle therein.

Proverbs 2:21
For the upright will inhabit the land, and the blameless will remain in it;

Proverbs 10:30
The righteous will never be shaken, but the wicked will not inhabit the land.

Treasury of Scripture

The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Psalm 37:9,11,18,27
For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth…

Deuteronomy 30:20
That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

Proverbs 2:21
For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.







Lexicon
The righteous
צַדִּיקִ֥ים (ṣad·dî·qîm)
Adjective - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6662: Just, righteous

will inherit
יִֽירְשׁוּ־ (yî·rə·šū-)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin

the land
אָ֑רֶץ (’ā·reṣ)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 776: Earth, land

and dwell
וְיִשְׁכְּנ֖וּ (wə·yiš·kə·nū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7931: To settle down, abide, dwell

in it
עָלֶֽיהָ׃ (‘ā·le·hā)
Preposition | third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

forever.
לָעַ֣ד (lā·‘aḏ)
Preposition-l | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5703: A, terminus, duration, advance, perpetuity
Verse 29. - The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for over (comp. vers. 3, 9, 11, 18, 22, 28, 34; and Proverbs 2:21). Bishop Butler sagaciously remarks that this is the natural tendency of things, if sufficient time be given, and accidental hindrances removed ('Analogy,' pt. 1. ch. 4.). 37:21-33 The Lord our God requires that we do justly, and render to all their due. It is a great sin for those that are able, to deny the payment of just debts; it is a great misery not to be able to pay them. He that is truly merciful, will be ever merciful. We must leave our sins; learn to do well, and cleave to it. This is true religion. The blessing of God is the spring, sweetness, and security of all earthly enjoyments. And if we are sure of this, we are sure not to want any thing good for us in this world. By his grace and Holy Spirit, he directs the thoughts, affections, and designs of good men. By his providence he overrules events, so as to make their way plain. He does not always show them his way for a distance, but leads them step by step, as children are led. God will keep them from being ruined by their falls, either into sin or into trouble, though such as fall into sin will be sorely hurt. Few, if any, have known the consistent believer, or his children, reduced to abject, friendless want. God forsakes not his saints in affliction; and in heaven only the righteous shall dwell for ever; that will be their everlasting habitation. A good man may fall into the hands of a messenger of Satan, and be sorely buffeted, but God will not leave him in his enemy's hands.
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