New American Standard Bible
Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide forever.
King James Bible
Depart from evil, and do good; and dwell for evermore.
Darby Bible Translation
Depart from evil, and do good, and dwell for evermore;
World English Bible
Depart from evil, and do good. Live securely forever.
Young's Literal Translation
Turn aside from evil, and do good, and dwell to the age.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Depart from evil, and do good - This is the sum of all that is said in the psalm; the great lesson inculcated and enforced by all these references to the effects of good and evil conduct. All these results - all that people experience themselves, and all the effects of their conduct on their posterity, enforce the great practical lesson that we should do good and avoid evil. These results of conduct are among the means which God employs to induce men to do right, and to abstain from what is wrong.
And dwell for evermore - That is, dwell in the land: meaning (in accordance with the general drift of the psalm) that righteousness will be connected with length of days and with prosperity; that its effects will be permanent on a family, descending from one generation to another. See the notes at Psalm 37:3.
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3 John 1:11
Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.
Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it.
The LORD knows the days of the blameless, And their inheritance will be forever.
"The children of Your servants will continue, And their descendants will be established before You."
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