5 Thus says the LORD: "Cursed is the man 1who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength,a whose heart turns away from the LORD.
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6 2He is like a shrub in the desert, 3and shall not see any good come. He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness, in 4an uninhabited salt land.
7 5"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, 6whose trust is the LORD.
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8 7He is like a tree planted by water, that sends out its roots by the stream, and does not fear when heat comes, for its leaves remain green, and is not anxious in the year of drought, for it does not cease to bear fruit."
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9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?