Psalm 37:4
New International Version
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

New Living Translation
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart’s desires.

English Standard Version
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Berean Study Bible
Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart.

King James Bible
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

New King James Version
Delight yourself also in the LORD, And He shall give you the desires of your heart.

New American Standard Bible
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

NASB 1995
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

NASB 1977
Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.

Amplified Bible
Delight yourself in the LORD, And He will give you the desires and petitions of your heart.

Christian Standard Bible
Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you your heart’s desires.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Take delight in the LORD, and He will give you your heart’s desires.

American Standard Version
Delight thyself also in Jehovah; And he will give thee the desires of thy heart.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Hope in LORD JEHOVAH and he will give you the requests of your heart.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Delight thyself in the Lord; and he shall grant thee the requests of thine heart.

Contemporary English Version
Do what the LORD wants, and he will give you your heart's desire.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Delight in the Lord, and he will give thee the requests of thy heart.

English Revised Version
Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Good News Translation
Seek your happiness in the LORD, and he will give you your heart's desire.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Be happy with the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

International Standard Version
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

JPS Tanakh 1917
So shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; And He shall give thee the petitions of thy heart.

Literal Standard Version
And delight yourself on YHWH, And He gives to you the petitions of your heart.

NET Bible
Then you will take delight in the LORD, and he will answer your prayers.

New Heart English Bible
Also delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

World English Bible
Also delight yourself in Yahweh, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Young's Literal Translation
And delight thyself on Jehovah, And He giveth to thee the petitions of thy heart.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Do Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
3Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and cultivate faithfulness. 4Delight yourself in the LORD, and He will give you the desires of your heart. 5Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will do it.…

Cross References
Matthew 7:7
Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened to you.

Matthew 7:8
For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.

Job 22:26
Surely then you will delight in the Almighty and lift up your face to God.

Job 27:10
Will he delight in the Almighty? Will he call upon God at all times?

Psalm 21:2
You have granted his heart's desire and have not withheld the request of his lips. Selah

Psalm 81:10
I am the LORD your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth, and I will fill it.

Psalm 94:19
When anxiety overwhelms me, Your consolation delights my soul.


Treasury of Scripture

Delight yourself also in the LORD: and he shall give you the desires of your heart.

Delight

Psalm 43:4
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

Psalm 104:34
My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD.

Job 27:10
Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?

and

Psalm 21:1,2
To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice! …

Psalm 145:19
He will fulfil the desire of them that fear him: he also will hear their cry, and will save them.

John 15:7,16
If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you…









Verse 4. - Delight thyself also in the Lord. Draw from communion with God all that inward intensity of joy which it is capable of giving. And he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. God will then grant thee all thy desires, and make thee perfectly happy.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Delight yourself
וְהִתְעַנַּ֥ג (wə·hiṯ·‘an·naḡ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hitpael - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's 6026: To be soft, pliable, effeminate, luxurious

in
עַל־ (‘al-)
Preposition
Strong's 5921: Above, over, upon, against

the LORD,
יְהוָ֑ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and He will give
וְיִֽתֶּן־ (wə·yit·ten-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

you
לְ֝ךָ֗ (lə·ḵā)
Preposition | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

the desires
מִשְׁאֲלֹ֥ת (miš·’ă·lōṯ)
Noun - feminine plural construct
Strong's 4862: Request, petition

of your heart.
לִבֶּֽךָ׃ (lib·be·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 3820: The heart, the feelings, the will, the intellect, centre


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