Psalm 37:30
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New American Standard Bible
The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom, And his tongue speaks justice.

King James Bible
The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom, and his tongue talketh of judgment.

Darby Bible Translation
The mouth of the righteous proffereth wisdom, and his tongue speaketh judgment;

World English Bible
The mouth of the righteous talks of wisdom. His tongue speaks justice.

Young's Literal Translation
The mouth of the righteous uttereth wisdom, And his tongue speaketh judgment.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

The mouth of the righteous speaketh wisdom - That is, It is a characteristic of the righteous to speak "wise things;" not to utter folly. His conversation is serious, earnest, true, pure; and his words are faithful, kind, and just. This, as a part of human conduct, is one of the reasons why God will bless him with prosperity and length of days.

And his tongue talketh of judgment - That is, of just or righteous things. See Matthew 12:35.

Psalm 37:30 Parallel Commentaries

Library
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 49:3
My mouth will speak wisdom, And the meditation of my heart will be understanding.

Psalm 101:1
A Psalm of David. I will sing of lovingkindness and justice, To You, O LORD, I will sing praises.

Psalm 119:13
With my lips I have told of All the ordinances of Your mouth.

Proverbs 8:7
"For my mouth will utter truth; And wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Proverbs 10:11
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.

Proverbs 10:13
On the lips of the discerning, wisdom is found, But a rod is for the back of him who lacks understanding.

Proverbs 10:31
The mouth of the righteous flows with wisdom, But the perverted tongue will be cut out.

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