Jeremiah 17:5-8 NIV

5 This is what the LORD says: "Cursed is the one who trusts in man,1 who depends on flesh for his strength and whose heart turns away from the LORD.2

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6 He will be like a bush in the wastelands; he will not see prosperity when it comes. He will dwell in the parched places3 of the desert, in a salt4 land where no one lives.

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7 "But blessed5 is the man who trusts6 in the LORD, whose confidence is in him.

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8 He will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.7 It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought8 and never fails to bear fruit."9

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