1"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, 2whose trust is the LORD.
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3He 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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The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?
4"I the LORD search the heart 5and test the mind, 6to give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds."
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Like the 7partridge that gathers a brood that she did not hatch, so is 8he who gets riches but not by justice; 9in the midst of his days they will leave him, 10and at his end he will be a fool.
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