New International Version
I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.
King James Bible
I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.
Darby Bible Translation
I have been young, and now am old, and I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed seeking bread:
World English Bible
I have been young, and now am old, yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his children begging for bread.
Young's Literal Translation
Young I have been, I have also become old, And I have not seen the righteous forsaken, And his seed seeking bread.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I have been young, and now am old - I believe this to be literally true in all cases. I am now grey-headed myself; I have traveled in different countries, and have had many opportunities of seeing and conversing with religious people in all situations in life; and I have not, to my knowledge, seen one instance to the contrary. I have seen no righteous man forsaken, nor any children of the righteous begging their bread. God puts this honor upon all that fear him; and thus careful is he of them, and of their posterity.
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LibraryNovember 13. "Delight Thyself in the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 4).
"Delight thyself in the Lord" (Ps. xxxvii. 4). Daniel's heart was filled with God's love for His work and kingdom and his prayers were the mightiest forces of his time, through which God gave to him the restoration of Israel to their own land, and the acknowledgment by the rulers of the world of the God of whom he testified and for whom he lived. There is a beautiful promise in the thirty-seventh Psalm, "Delight thyself in the Lord, and He will give thee the desires of thine heart," which it is, …
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April 24. "Fret not Thyself in any Wise" (Ps. xxxvii. 8).
Christian Devotion to God's Will.
Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."
"Consider now: Who, being innocent, has ever perished? Where were the upright ever destroyed?
For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed; the offspring of the wicked will perish.
May his children be wandering beggars; may they be driven from their ruined homes.
The LORD does not let the righteous go hungry, but he thwarts the craving of the wicked.
A good person leaves an inheritance for their children's children, but a sinner's wealth is stored up for the righteous.
"The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. But I the LORD will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them.
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