Psalm 37:29
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New American Standard Bible
The righteous will inherit the land And dwell in it forever.

King James Bible
The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.

Darby Bible Translation
The righteous shall possess the land, and dwell therein for ever.

World English Bible
The righteous shall inherit the land, and live in it forever.

Young's Literal Translation
The righteous possess the land, And they dwell for ever on it.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The righteous shall inherit the land - See Psalm 37:3. The word "inherit" suggests the idea that they are heirs, and that God will treat them as His children.

And dwell therein forever - Psalm 37:3, Psalm 37:18, Psalm 37:27.

Psalm 37:29 Parallel Commentaries

April 19. "Rest in the Lord and Wait Patiently for Him" (Ps. xxxvii. 7).
"Rest in the Lord and wait patiently for Him" (Ps. xxxvii. 7). It is a very suggestive thought that it is in the Gospel of Mark, which is the Gospel of service, we hear the Master saying to His disciples, "Come ye apart into a desert place, and rest awhile." God wants rested workers. There is an energy that may be tireless and ceaseless, and yet still as the ocean's depth, with the peace of God, which passes all understanding. The two deepest secrets of rest are, first, to be in harmony with the
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Secret of Tranquillity
'Delight thyself also in the Lord, and He shall give thee the desires of thine heart 5. Commit thy way unto the Lord.... 7. Rest in the Lord, and wait patiently for Him.'--PSALM xxxvii. 4, 5, 7. 'I have been young, and now am old,' says the writer of this psalm. Its whole tone speaks the ripened wisdom and autumnal calm of age. The dim eyes have seen and survived so much, that it seems scarcely worth while to be agitated by what ceases so soon. He has known so many bad men blasted in all their leafy
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Fret not Thyself
To fret means to chafe, to be irritated, to be uneasy, to be troubled and bothered. It is just the opposite of peaceful, trustful rest. Jesus has promised us rest to our souls, and we may have this rest. We can not have it, however, if we give place to worrying and fretting. God's purpose for us is that we shall have calmness and soul-quietness, even in the midst of tribulation. He has said, "My peace I give unto you." He followed this by saying, "Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be
Charles Wesley Naylor—Heart Talks

Grace and Holiness.
"Now God Himself and our Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, direct our way unto you. And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you: To the end He may stablish your hearts unblameable in holiness before God, even our Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints."--1 THESS. iii. 11-13. There are few more precious subjects for meditation and imitation than the prayers and intercessions of the great Apostle.
W. H. Griffith Thomas—The Prayers of St. Paul

Cross References
Psalm 37:9
For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:18
The LORD knows the days of the blameless, And their inheritance will be forever.

Psalm 69:36
The descendants of His servants will inherit it, And those who love His name will dwell in it.

Proverbs 2:21
For the upright will live in the land And the blameless will remain in it;

Proverbs 10:30
The righteous will never be shaken, But the wicked will not dwell in the land.

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