Psalm 37:4
New International Version
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

New Living Translation
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart's desires.

English Standard Version
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Berean Study Bible
Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart.

New American Standard Bible
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

King James Bible
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Christian Standard Bible
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart's desires.

Contemporary English Version
Do what the LORD wants, and he will give you your heart's desire.

Good News Translation
Seek your happiness in the LORD, and he will give you your heart's desire.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Take delight in the LORD, and He will give you your heart's desires.

International Standard Version
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

NET Bible
Then you will take delight in the LORD, and he will answer your prayers.

New Heart English Bible
Also delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Hope in Lord Jehovah and he will give you the requests of your heart.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Be happy with the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; And He shall give thee the petitions of thy heart.

New American Standard 1977
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Jubilee Bible 2000
In the same manner delight thyself in the LORD, and he shall give thee the desires of thy heart.

King James 2000 Bible
Delight yourself also in the LORD; and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

American King James Version
Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

American Standard Version
Delight thyself also in Jehovah; And he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Delight thyself in the Lord; and he shall grant thee the requests of thine heart.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Delight in the Lord, and he will give thee the requests of thy heart.

Darby Bible Translation
and delight thyself in Jehovah, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

English Revised Version
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Webster's Bible Translation
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

World English Bible
Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Young's Literal Translation
And delight thyself on Jehovah, And He giveth to thee the petitions of thy heart.
Study Bible
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
3Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness. 4Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. 5Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will do it.…
Cross References
Matthew 7:7
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:8
For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.

Job 22:26
Surely then you will delight in the Almighty and lift up your face to God.

Job 27:10
Will he delight in the Almighty? Will he call upon God at all times?

Psalm 21:2
You have granted his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah

Psalm 81:10
I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth, and I will fill it.

Psalm 94:19
When anxiety abounds within me, Your comforts delight my soul.

Psalm 145:19
He fulfills the desires of those who fear Him; He hears their cry and saves them.

Isaiah 58:14
then you will delight yourself in the LORD, and I will make you ride on the heights of the land and feed you with the heritage of your father Jacob." For the mouth of the LORD has spoken.

Treasury of Scripture

Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

Delight

Psalm 43:4
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

Psalm 104:34
My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.

Job 27:10
Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?

and

Psalm 21:1,2
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! …

Psalm 145:19
He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.

John 15:7,16
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you…







Lexicon
Delight yourself
וְהִתְעַנַּ֥ג (wə·hiṯ·‘an·naḡ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6026: To be soft, pliable, effeminate, luxurious

in
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and He will give
וְיִֽתֶּן־ (wə·yit·ten-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

you
לְ֝ךָ֗ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

the desires
מִשְׁאֲלֹ֥ת (miš·’ă·lōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's Hebrew 4862: Request, petition

of your heart.
לִבֶּֽךָ׃ (lib·be·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre
Verse 4. - Delight thyself also in the Lord. Draw from communion with God all that inward intensity of joy which it is capable of giving. And he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. God will then grant thee all thy desires, and make thee perfectly happy. 37:1-6 When we look abroad we see the world full of evil-doers, that flourish and live in ease. So it was seen of old, therefore let us not marvel at the matter. We are tempted to fret at this, to think them the only happy people, and so we are prone to do like them: but this we are warned against. Outward prosperity is fading. When we look forward, with an eye of faith, we shall see no reason to envy the wicked. Their weeping and wailing will be everlasting. The life of religion is a believing trust in the Lord, and diligent care to serve him according to his will. It is not trusting God, but tempting him, if we do not make conscience of our duty to him. A man's life consists not in abundance, but, Thou shalt have food convenient for thee. This is more than we deserve, and it is enough for one that is going to heaven. To delight in God is as much a privilege as a duty. He has not promised to gratify the appetites of the body, and the humours of the fancy, but the desires of the renewed, sanctified soul. What is the desire of the heart of a good man? It is this, to know, and love, and serve God. Commit thy way unto the Lord; roll thy way upon the Lord, so the margin reads it. Cast thy burden upon the Lord, the burden of thy care. We must roll it off ourselves, not afflict and perplex ourselves with thoughts about future events, but refer them to God. By prayer spread thy case and all thy cares before the Lord, and trust in him. We must do our duty, and then leave the event with God. The promise is very sweet: He shall bring that to pass, whatever it is, which thou has committed to him.
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