New American Standard Bible

Psalm 37

Security of Those Who Trust in the Lord, and Insecurity of the Wicked.

A Psalm of David.

1Do not fret because of evildoers,
Be not envious toward wrongdoers.
For they will wither quickly like the grass
And fade like the green herb.
Trust in the Lord and do good;
Dwell in the land and [a]cultivate faithfulness.
Delight yourself in the Lord;
And He will give you the desires of your heart.
Commit your way to the Lord,
Trust also in Him, and He will do it.
He will bring forth your righteousness as the light
And your judgment as the noonday.

[b]Rest in the Lord and wait [c]patiently for Him;
Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way,
Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.
Cease from anger and forsake wrath;
Do not fret; it leads only to evildoing.
For evildoers will be cut off,
But those who wait for the Lord, they will inherit the land.
10 Yet a little while and the wicked man will be no more;
And you will look carefully for his place and he will not be there.
11 But the humble will inherit the land
And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.

12 The wicked plots against the righteous
And gnashes at him with his teeth.
13 The Lord laughs at him,
For He sees his day is coming.
14 The wicked have drawn the sword and bent their bow
To cast down the afflicted and the needy,
To slay those who are upright in conduct.
15 Their sword will enter their own heart,
And their bows will be broken.

16 Better is the little of the righteous
Than the abundance of many wicked.
17 For the arms of the wicked will be broken,
But the Lord sustains the righteous.
18 The Lord knows the days of the [d]blameless,
And their inheritance will be forever.
19 They will not be ashamed in the time of evil,
And in the days of famine they will have abundance.
20 But the wicked will perish;
And the enemies of the Lord will be like the [e]glory of the pastures,
They vanish—like smoke they vanish away.
21 The wicked borrows and does not pay back,
But the righteous is gracious and gives.
22 For those blessed by Him will inherit the land,
But those cursed by Him will be cut off.

23 The steps of a man are established by the Lord,
And He delights in his way.
24 When he falls, he will not be hurled headlong,
Because the Lord is the One [f]who holds his hand.
25 I have been young and now I am old,
Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken
Or his [g]descendants begging bread.
26 All day long he is gracious and lends,
And his [h]descendants are a blessing.

27 Depart from evil and do good,
[i]So you will abide forever.
28 For the Lord loves [j]justice
And does not forsake His godly ones;
They are preserved forever,
But the [k]descendants of the wicked will be cut off.
29 The righteous will inherit the land
And dwell in it forever.
30 The mouth of the righteous utters wisdom,
And his tongue speaks justice.
31 The law of his God is in his heart;
His steps do not slip.
32 The wicked spies upon the righteous
And seeks to kill him.
33 The Lord will not leave him in his hand
Or let him be condemned when he is judged.
34 Wait for the Lord and keep His way,
And He will exalt you to inherit the land;
When the wicked are cut off, you will see it.

35 I have seen a wicked, violent man
Spreading himself like a luxuriant [l]tree in its native soil.
36 Then [m]he passed away, and lo, he was no more;
I sought for him, but he could not be found.
37 Mark the [n]blameless man, and behold the upright;
For the man of peace will have a [o]posterity.
38 But transgressors will be altogether destroyed;
The [p]posterity of the wicked will be cut off.
39 But the salvation of the righteous is from the Lord;
He is their strength in time of trouble.
40 The Lord helps them and delivers them;
He delivers them from the wicked and saves them,
Because they take refuge in Him.

Notas al pie

  1. Psalm 37:3 Or feed securely or feed on His faithfulness
  2. Psalm 37:7 Or Be still
  3. Psalm 37:7 Or longingly
  4. Psalm 37:18 Lit complete; or perfect
  5. Psalm 37:20 I.e. flowers
  6. Psalm 37:24 Or who sustains him with His hand
  7. Psalm 37:25 Lit seed
  8. Psalm 37:26 Lit seed
  9. Psalm 37:27 Or And dwell forever
  10. Psalm 37:28 Lit judgment
  11. Psalm 37:28 Lit seed
  12. Psalm 37:35 Lit native; Heb obscure
  13. Psalm 37:36 Ancient versions read I passed by
  14. Psalm 37:37 Lit complete; or perfect
  15. Psalm 37:37 Lit an end
  16. Psalm 37:38 Lit end

New Russian Translation

Psalms 37

Псалом 37

1Псалом Давида. В напоминание.

2Господи, не в ярости упрекай меня

и не во гневе наказывай.

3Ведь стрелы Твои пронзили меня,

и рука Твоя на мне тяжела.

4От гнева Твоего

нет на теле моем здорового места.

От греха моего

не осталось здоровья в костях моих.

5Грехи мои меня поглотили;

Они, как бремя, отягощают меня.

6Мои раны смердят и гноятся

из-за безумия моего.

7Я согбен и совсем поник;

весь день хожу скорбя.

8Палящей болью полны мои бедра,

нет на теле моем здорового места.

9Я изнемог и полностью сокрушен,

и от муки сердца кричу.

10Все мои желания перед Тобой, Владыка,

и вздохи мои от Тебя не скрыты.

11Сердце мое колотится, силы мне изменили,

даже свет в глазах моих меркнет.

12Мои друзья и те, кто любит меня,

из-за язв меня избегают,

и соседи мои стоят вдалеке.

13Те, кто хочет убить меня, ставят мне сети;

те, кто хочет мне зла, говорят о моей погибели;

целый день они строят козни.

14А я, как глухой, не слышу,

как немой, не размыкаю уст.

15Да, я стал как тот, кто не слышит,

в чьих устах не найти ответа.

16Господи, на Тебя я уповаю;

Ты ответишь, Владыка, мой Боже.

17Я сказал: «Не дай им торжествовать

и кичиться передо мной,

когда мои ноги колеблются».

18Я близок к падению,

и боль моя передо мной всегда.

19Я признаю мое беззаконие

и скорблю о моем грехе.

20Могущественны и крепки те, кто враждует со мной;

умножились ненавидящие меня без причины.

21Злом воздают мне за добро,

враждуют со мною за то, что добру я следую.

22Господи, не оставь меня!

Не удаляйся от меня, мой Бог.

23Поспеши мне на помощь,

Владыка, мой Спаситель!