25 I have been young and now I am old, Yet 1I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or 2his descendants begging bread.

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26 All day long 3he is gracious and lends, And 4his descendants are a blessing.

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27 5Depart from evil and do good, So you will abide 6forever.

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    • i 37:27 - Or "And dwell forever"
      28 For the LORD 7loves justice And 8does not forsake His godly ones; They are 9preserved forever, But the 10descendants of the wicked will be cut off.

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          29 The righteous will 11inherit the land And 12dwell in it forever.

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          30 The mouth of the righteous 13utters wisdom, And his tongue 14speaks justice.

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          31 The 15law of his God is in his heart; His 16steps do not slip.

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          32 The 17wicked spies upon the righteous And 18seeks to kill him.

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          33 The LORD will 19not leave him in his hand Or 20let him be condemned when he is judged.

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          34 21Wait for the LORD and keep His way, And He will exalt you to inherit the land; When the 22wicked are cut off, you will see it.

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          35 I have 23seen a wicked, violent man Spreading himself like a 24luxuriant tree in its native soil.

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            • l 37:35 - Lit "native;" Heb obscure
              36 Then he passed away, and lo, he 25was no more; I sought for him, but he could not be found.

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                • m 37:36 - Ancient versions read "I passed by"
                  37 Mark the 26blameless man, and behold the 27upright; For the man of peace will have a 28posterity.

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                    • n 37:37 - Lit "complete;" or "perfect"
                    • o 37:37 - Lit "an end"
                      38 But transgressors will be altogether 29destroyed; The posterity of the wicked will be 30cut off.

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                      39 But the 31salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; He is their strength 32in time of trouble.

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                      40 33The LORD helps them and delivers them; He 34delivers them from the wicked and saves them, Because they 35take refuge in Him.

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