He turned rivers into a desert, flowing springs into thirsty ground,
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and fruitful land into a salt waste, because of the wickedness of those who lived there.
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He turned the desert into pools of water and the parched ground into flowing springs;
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there he brought the hungry to live, and they founded a city where they could settle.
They sowed fields and planted vineyards that yielded a fruitful harvest;
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he blessed them, and their numbers greatly increased, and he did not let their herds diminish.
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Then their numbers decreased, and they were humbled by oppression, calamity and sorrow;
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he who pours contempt on nobles made them wander in a trackless waste.
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But he lifted the needy out of their affliction and increased their families like flocks.
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The upright see and rejoice, but all the wicked shut their mouths.
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Let the one who is wise heed these things and ponder the loving deeds of the LORD.
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