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Psalms 37:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But the meek shall inherit the land, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But the humble will inherit the land And will delight themselves in abundant prosperity.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But the meek shall possess the land, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of prosperity.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— But, the patient oppressed-ones, shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves over the abundance of prosperity.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And the humble do possess the land, And they have delighted themselves In the abundance of peace.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But the meek shall inherit the land, and shall delight in abundance of peace.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But the meeke shall inherite the earth: and shall delight themselues in the abundance of peace.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight [themselves] in the abundance of peace.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But the meek 6035
{6035} Prime
The second form is by intermixture with H6041; from H6031; depressed (figuratively), in mind (gentle) or circumstances (needy, especially saintly).
shall inherit 3423
{3423} Prime
A primitive root; to occupy (be driving out previous tenants, and possessing in their place); by implication to seize, to rob, to inherit; also to expel, to impoverish, to ruin.
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the earth; 776
{0776} Prime
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
and shall delight y6026
[6026] Standard
A primitive root; to be soft or pliable, that is, (figuratively) effeminate or luxurious.
<8694> Grammar
Stem - Hithpael (See H8819)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 157
themselves x6026
(6026) Complement
A primitive root; to be soft or pliable, that is, (figuratively) effeminate or luxurious.
in x5921
(5921) Complement
Properly the same as H5920 used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above, over, upon, or against (yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
the abundance 7230
{7230} Prime
From H7231; abundance (in any respect).
of peace. 7965
{7965} Prime
From H7999; safe, that is, (figuratively) well, happy, friendly; also (abstractly) welfare, that is, health, prosperity, peace.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 37:10-11.

Psalms 37:11

_ _ peace — includes prosperity.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Psalms 37:7-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Psalms 37:11

But — Those who patiently bear God's afflicting hand, and meekly pass by injuries. Peace — Partly of outward peace and prosperity, which God in his due time will give them: but principally of inward peace, in the sense of God's favour and the assurance of endless happiness.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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the meek:

Matthew 5:5 Blessed [are] the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, ... Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
1 Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.
James 1:21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.
James 3:13 Who [is] a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.


Psalms 36:8 They shall be abundantly satisfied with the fatness of thy house; and thou shalt make them drink of the river of thy pleasures.
Psalms 72:7 In his days shall the righteous flourish; and abundance of peace so long as the moon endureth.
Psalms 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.
Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep [him] in perfect peace, [whose] mind [is] stayed [on thee]: because he trusteth in thee.
Isaiah 48:18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea:
Isaiah 57:18-21 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners. ... [There is] no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.
John 14:27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.
Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
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Ps 36:8; 72:7; 119:165. Is 26:3; 48:18; 57:18. Mt 5:5. Jn 14:27. Ga 5:22. Php 4:7. 1Ti 6:11. Jm 1:21; 3:13.

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