those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses1 will be cut off.223
If the LORD delights3 in a man's way, he makes his steps firm;424
though he stumble, he will not fall,5 for the LORD upholds6 him with his hand.
I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken7 or their children begging8 bread.
They are always generous and lend freely;9 their children will be blessed.1027
Turn from evil and do good;11 then you will dwell in the land forever.1228
For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones.13 They will be protected forever, but the offspring of the wicked will be cut off;1429
the righteous will inherit the land15 and dwell in it forever.1630
The mouth of the righteous man utters wisdom,17 and his tongue speaks what is just.
The law of his God is in his heart;18 his feet do not slip.1932
The wicked lie in wait20 for the righteous,21 seeking their very lives;