Psalm 37:9
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New Living Translation
For the wicked will be destroyed, but those who trust in the LORD will possess the land.

King James Bible
For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.

Darby Bible Translation
For evil-doers shall be cut off; but those that wait on Jehovah, they shall possess the land.

World English Bible
For evildoers shall be cut off, but those who wait for Yahweh shall inherit the land.

Young's Literal Translation
For evil doers are cut off, As to those waiting on Jehovah, they possess the land.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

37:9 The earth - This for the most part was literally fulfilled in that state of the church.

Psalm 37:9 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Heart's Desire Given to Help Mission Work in China.
"Sept. 30 [1869].--From Yorkshire L50.--Received also One Thousand Pounds to-day for the Lord's work in China. About this donation it is especially to be noticed, that for months it had been my earnest desire to do more than ever for Mission Work in China, and I had already taken steps to carry out this desire, when this donation of One Thousand Pounds came to hand. This precious answer to prayer for means should be a particular encouragement to all who are engaged in the Lord's work, and who may
George Müller—Answers to Prayer

Of the Zealous Amendment of Our Whole Life
Be thou watchful and diligent in God's service, and bethink thee often why thou hast renounced the world. Was it not that thou mightest live to God and become a spiritual man? Be zealous, therefore, for thy spiritual profit, for thou shalt receive shortly the reward of thy labours, and neither fear nor sorrow shall come any more into thy borders. Now shalt thou labour a little, and thou shalt find great rest, yea everlasting joy. If thou shalt remain faithful and zealous in labour, doubt not
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Of the Inward Growth of Patience, and of the Struggle against Evil Desires
O Lord God, I see that patience is very necessary unto me; for many things in this life fall out contrary. For howsoever I may have contrived for my peace, my life cannot go on without strife and trouble. 2. "Thou speakest truly, My Son. For I will not that thou seek such a peace as is without trials, and knoweth no adversities; but rather that thou shouldest judge thyself to have found peace, when thou art tried with manifold tribulations, and proved by many adversities. If thou shalt say that
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Columban.
THE wild districts of Ireland were occupied with convents, after the example of Patrick, and cultivated by the hard labour of the monks. The Irish convents were distinguished by their strict Christian discipline, their diligence and their zeal in the study of the Scriptures, and of science in general, as far as they had the means of acquiring it. Irish monks brought learning from Britain and Gaul, they treasured up this learning and elaborated it in the solitude of the convent, and they are said
Augustus Neander—Light in the Dark Places

Cross References
Matthew 5:5
God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth.

1 Timothy 4:8
"Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come."

Psalm 25:3
No one who trusts in you will ever be disgraced, but disgrace comes to those who try to deceive others.

Psalm 25:13
They will live in prosperity, and their children will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:2
For like grass, they soon fade away. Like spring flowers, they soon wither.

Psalm 37:22
Those the LORD blesses will possess the land, but those he curses will die.

Psalm 37:28
For the LORD loves justice, and he will never abandon the godly. He will keep them safe forever, but the children of the wicked will die.

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