Psalm 37:31
New International Version
The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip.

New Living Translation
They have made God’s law their own, so they will never slip from his path.

English Standard Version
The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not slip.

Berean Study Bible
The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not falter.

King James Bible
The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

New King James Version
The law of his God is in his heart; None of his steps shall slide.

New American Standard Bible
The Law of his God is in his heart; His steps do not slip.

NASB 1995
The law of his God is in his heart; His steps do not slip.

NASB 1977
The law of his God is in his heart; His steps do not slip.

Amplified Bible
The law of his God is in his heart; Not one of his steps will slip.

Christian Standard Bible
The instruction of his God is in his heart; his steps do not falter.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The instruction of his God is in his heart; his steps do not falter.

American Standard Version
The law of his God is in his heart; None of his steps shall slide.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The Torah of God is in his heart and his steps are unmoved.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The law of his God is in his heart; and his steps shall not slide.

Contemporary English Version
They remember God's teachings, and they never take a wrong step.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The law of his God is in his heart, and his steps shall not be supplanted.

English Revised Version
The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

Good News Translation
They keep the law of their God in their hearts and never depart from it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The teachings of his God are in his heart. His feet do not slip.

International Standard Version
The instruction of his God is in his heart; his steps will not slip.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The law of his God is in his heart; None of his steps slide.

Literal Standard Version
The law of his God [is] his heart, His steps do not slide.

NET Bible
The law of their God controls their thinking; their feet do not slip.

New Heart English Bible
The law of his God is in his heart. None of his steps shall slide.

World English Bible
The law of his God is in his heart. None of his steps shall slide.

Young's Literal Translation
The law of his God is his heart, His steps do not slide.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
30The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice. 31The law of his God is in his heart; his steps do not falter. 32Though the wicked lie in wait for the righteous, and seek to slay them,…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 6:6
These words I am commanding you today are to be upon your hearts.

Psalm 17:5
My steps have held to Your paths; my feet have not slipped.

Psalm 26:1
Vindicate me, O LORD! For I have walked with integrity; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering.

Psalm 37:23
The steps of a man are ordered by the LORD who takes delight in his journey.

Psalm 40:8
I delight to do Your will, O my God; Your law is within my heart."

Psalm 119:11
I have hidden Your word in my heart that I might not sin against You.

Isaiah 51:7
Listen to Me, you who know what is right, you people with My law in your hearts: Do not fear the scorn of men; do not be broken by their insults.


Treasury of Scripture

The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

law

Psalm 1:2
But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.

Psalm 40:3,8
And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the LORD…

Psalm 119:11,98
Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee…

none

Psalm 37:23
The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.

Psalm 121:3
He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber.

steps.

Psalm 40:2
He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings.









Verse 31. - The Law of his God is in his heart (camp. Deuteronomy 6:6; Psalm 40:8; Psalm 119:11; Isaiah 51:7). None of his steps shall slide. The two facts are associated as cause and effect. The having the Law of God in his heart prevents his sliding or going astray.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
The law
תּוֹרַ֣ת (tō·w·raṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 8451: Direction, instruction, law

of his God
אֱלֹהָ֣יו (’ĕ·lō·hāw)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

is in his heart;
בְּלִבּ֑וֹ (bə·lib·bōw)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre

his steps
אֲשֻׁרָיו׃ (’ă·šu·rāw)
Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 838: Step, going

do not
לֹ֖א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

falter.
תִמְעַ֣ד (ṯim·‘aḏ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person feminine singular
Strong's 4571: To slip, slide, totter, shake


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