Psalm 37:1
Text Analysis
1732 [e]לְדָוִ֨ד ׀
A Psalm of DavidPrep-l | N-proper-ms
408 [e]אַל־
2734 [e]תִּתְחַ֥ר
do fretV-Hitpael-Imperf.Jus-2ms
7489 [e]בַּמְּרֵעִ֑ים
because of evildoersPrep-b, Art | V-Hifil-Prtcpl-mp
408 [e]אַל־
7065 [e]תְּ֝קַנֵּ֗א
be enviousV-Piel-Imperf-2ms
6213 [e]בְּעֹשֵׂ֥י
of the workersPrep-b | V-Qal-Prtcpl-mpc
5766 [e]עַוְלָֽה׃
of iniquityN-fs

Hebrew Texts
תהילים 37:1 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
לְדָוִ֨ד ׀ אַל־תִּתְחַ֥ר בַּמְּרֵעִ֑ים אַל־תְּ֝קַנֵּ֗א בְּעֹשֵׂ֥י עַוְלָֽה׃

תהילים 37:1 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
לדוד ׀ אל־תתחר במרעים אל־תקנא בעשי עולה׃

תהילים 37:1 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
לדוד ׀ אל־תתחר במרעים אל־תקנא בעשי עולה׃

תהילים 37:1 Hebrew Bible
לדוד אל תתחר במרעים אל תקנא בעשי עולה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
A Psalm of David. Do not fret because of evildoers, Be not envious toward wrongdoers.

King James Bible
<<A Psalm of David.>> Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Davidic. Do not be agitated by evildoers; do not envy those who do wrong.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

(Title.) This is the third alphabetical Psalm. It seems to have been intended as an instructive and consoling ode for the captives in Babylon, who might feel themselves severely tempted when they saw those idolaters in prosperity, and themselves in adversity.


Psalm 37:1 Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious against …

1 Samuel 1:6-8 And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because …

Proverbs 19:3 The foolishness of man perverts his way: and his heart frets against the LORD.

Proverbs 24:1,19 Be not you envious against evil men, neither desire to be with them…


Psalm 73:3 For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Proverbs 3:31 Envy you not the oppressor, and choose none of his ways.

Proverbs 23:17 Let not your heart envy sinners: but be you in the fear of the LORD …

Galatians 5:21 Contentions, murders, drunkenness, revelings, and such like: of the …

James 4:5,6 Do you think that the scripture said in vain, The spirit that dwells …

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