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Psalm 37:3–7

Trust in the Lord and do good;

dwell in the landz and enjoy safe pasture.a

Take delightb in the Lord,

and he will give you the desires of your heart.c

Commit your way to the Lord;

trust in himd and he will do this:

He will make your righteous rewarde shine like the dawn,f

your vindication like the noonday sun.

Be stillg before the Lord

and wait patientlyh for him;

do not freti when people succeed in their ways,j

when they carry out their wicked schemes.k

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Psalm 37:3–7 — English Standard Version (ESV)

Trust in the Lord, and do good;

dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.

Delight yourself in the Lord,

and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Commit your way to the Lord;

trust in him, and he will act.

He will bring forth your righteousness as the light,

and your justice as the noonday.

Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him;

fret not yourself over the one who prospers in his way,

over the man who carries out evil devices!

Psalm 37:3–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Trust in the Lord, and do good;

So shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Delight thyself also in the Lord;

And he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Commit thy way unto the Lord;

Trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.

And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light,

And thy judgment as the noonday.

Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for him:

Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way,

Because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 37:3–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Trust in the Lord and do good.

Then you will live safely in the land and prosper.

Take delight in the Lord,

and he will give you your heart’s desires.

Commit everything you do to the Lord.

Trust him, and he will help you.

He will make your innocence radiate like the dawn,

and the justice of your cause will shine like the noonday sun.

Be still in the presence of the Lord,

and wait patiently for him to act.

Don’t worry about evil people who prosper

or fret about their wicked schemes.

Psalm 37:3–7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Trust in the Lord, and do good;

Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness.

Delight yourself also in the Lord,

And He shall give you the desires of your heart.

Commit your way to the Lord,

Trust also in Him,

And He shall bring it to pass.

He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light,

And your justice as the noonday.

Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him;

Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,

Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass.

Psalm 37:3–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

Trust the Lord and do good.

Live in the land and feed on truth.

Enjoy serving the Lord,

and he will give you what you want.

Depend on the Lord;

trust him, and he will take care of you.

Then your goodness will shine like the sun,

and your fairness like the noonday sun.

Wait and trust the Lord.

Don’t be upset when others get rich

or when someone else’s plans succeed.

Psalm 37:3–7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Trust in Jehovah, and do good;

Dwell in the land, and feed on his faithfulness.

Delight thyself also in Jehovah;

And he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

Commit thy way unto Jehovah;

Trust also in him, and he will bring it to pass.

And he will make thy righteousness to go forth as the light,

And thy justice as the noonday.

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him:

Fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way,

Because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 37:3–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Confide in Jehovah, and do good; dwell in the land, and feed on faithfulness; and delight thyself in Jehovah, and he will give thee the desires of thy heart. Commit thy way unto Jehovah, and rely upon him: he will bring it to pass; and he will bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

Rest in Jehovah, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him that prospereth in his way, because of the man that bringeth mischievous devices to pass.

Psalm 37:3–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Trust the Lord, and do good things.

Live in the land, and practice being faithful.

Be happy with the Lord,

and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Entrust your ways to the Lord.

Trust him, and he will act on your behalf.

He will make your righteousness shine like a light,

your just cause like the noonday sun.

Surrender yourself to the Lord, and wait patiently for him.

Do not be preoccupied with an evildoer who succeeds in his way

when he carries out his schemes.

Psalm 37:3–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Trust in the Lord and do what is good;

dwell in the land and live securely.

Take delight in the Lord,

and He will give you your heart’s desires.

Commit your way to the Lord;

trust in Him, and He will act,

making your righteousness shine like the dawn,

your justice like the noonday.

Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him;

do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way,

by the man who carries out evil plans.

Psalm 37:3–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Trust in the Lord, and do good;

so you will live in the land, and enjoy security.

Take delight in the Lord,

and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Commit your way to the Lord;

trust in him, and he will act.

He will make your vindication shine like the light,

and the justice of your cause like the noonday.

Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him;

do not fret over those who prosper in their way,

over those who carry out evil devices.

Psalm 37:3–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Trust Yahweh and do good.

Abide in the land and feed on faithfulness.

Take pleasure in Yahweh as well,

and he will give to you the requests of your heart.

Commit to Yahweh your way;

Trust also on him and he will act.

Then he will bring forth your righteousness like the light,

and your justice like the noonday.

Be quiet before Yahweh and wait for him.

Do not fret about one who succeeds in his way,

about a man making plots.

Psalm 37:3–7 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Trust in the Lord and do good.

Then you will live in the land and enjoy its food.

Find your delight in the Lord.

Then he will give you everything your heart really wants.

Commit your life to the Lord.

Here is what he will do if you trust in him.

He will make your godly ways shine like the dawn.

He will make your honest life shine like the sun at noon.

Be still. Be patient. Wait for the Lord to act.

Don’t be upset when other people succeed.

Don’t be upset when they carry out their evil plans.

Psalm 37:3–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Trust in the Lord and do good;

Dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness.

Delight yourself in the Lord;

And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Commit your way to the Lord,

Trust also in Him, and He will do it.

He will bring forth your righteousness as the light

And your judgment as the noonday.

Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him;

Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,

Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.