Psalm 37:27 {36:27}
Good News Translation
Turn away from evil and do good, and your descendants will always live in the land;

Contemporary English Version
If you stop sinning and start doing right, you will keep living and be secure forever.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Decline from evil and do good, and dwell for ever and ever.

New American Bible
Turn from evil and do good, that you may be settled forever.

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Decline from evil and do good, and dwell for ever and ever.

Depart

Psalm 34:14 Turn away from evil and do good: seek after peace and pursue it.

Job 28:28 And he said to man: Behold the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom: and to depart from evil, is understanding.

Proverbs 16:6,17 By mercy and truth iniquity is redeemed; and by the fear of the Lord men depart from evil. . . .

Isaiah 1:16,17 Wash yourselves, be clean, take away the evil of your devices from my eyes, cease to do perversely, . . .

2 Timothy 2:19 But the sure foundation of God standeth firm, having this seal: the Lord knoweth who are his; and let every one depart from iniquity who nameth the name of the Lord.

Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God our Saviour hath appeared to all men: . . .

do good

Psalm 37:3 Trust in the Lord, and do good, and dwell in the land, and thou shalt be fed with its riches.

1 Thessalonians 5:15 See that none render evil for evil to any man: but ever follow that which is good towards each other and towards all men.

Titus 2:8,14 The sound word that can not be blamed: that he who is on the contrary part may be afraid, having no evil to say of us. . . .

Hebrews 13:16,21 And do not forget to do good and to impart: for by such sacrifices God's favour is obtained. . . .

1 John 2:16,17 For all that is in the world is the concupiscence of the flesh and the concupiscence of the eyes and the pride of life, which is not of the Father but is of the world. . . .

Context
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
26He sheweth mercy, and lendeth all the day long; and his seed shall be in blessing. 27Decline from evil and do good, and dwell for ever and ever.28For the Lord loveth judgment, and will not forsake his saints: they shall be preserved for ever. The unjust shall be punished, and the seed of the wicked shall perish.…
Cross References
3 John 1:11
Dearly beloved, follow not that which is evil: but that which is good. He that doth good is of God: he that doth evil hath not seen God.

Psalm 34:14
Turn away from evil and do good: seek after peace and pursue it.

Psalm 37:18
The Lord knoweth the days of the undefiled; and their inheritance shall be for ever.

Psalm 102:28
The children of thy servants shall continue and their seed shall be directed for ever.

Additional Translations
Turn away from evil and do good, so that you will abide forever.Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for ever more.

Depart from evil, and do good; And dwell for evermore.

Turn aside from evil, and do good; and dwell for ever.

Depart from evil, and do good, and dwell for evermore;

Depart from evil, and do good; dwell for evermore.

Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.

Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever.

Turn aside from evil, and do good, and dwell to the age.
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