The wicked plot1 against the righteous and gnash their teeth2 at them;
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but the Lord laughs at the wicked, for he knows their day is coming.3
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The wicked draw the sword4 and bend the bow5 to bring down the poor and needy,6 to slay those whose ways are upright.
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But their swords will pierce their own hearts,7 and their bows will be broken.8
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Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth9 of many wicked;
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for the power of the wicked will be broken,10 but the LORD upholds11 the righteous.
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The days of the blameless are known to the LORD,12 and their inheritance will endure forever.13
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In times of disaster they will not wither; in days of famine they will enjoy plenty.
But the wicked will perish:14 The LORD's enemies will be like the beauty of the fields, they will vanish--vanish like smoke.15
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The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously;16
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those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses17 will be cut off.18
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