The wicked draw the sword1 and bend the bow2 to bring down the poor and needy,3 to slay those whose ways are upright.
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But their swords will pierce their own hearts,4 and their bows will be broken.5
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Better the little that the righteous have than the wealth6 of many wicked;
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for the power of the wicked will be broken,7 but the LORD upholds8 the righteous.
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The days of the blameless are known to the LORD,9 and their inheritance will endure forever.10
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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:11 The LORD's enemies will be like the beauty of the fields, they will vanish--vanish like smoke.12
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The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously;13
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those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses14 will be cut off.15
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If the LORD delights16 in a man's way, he makes his steps firm;17
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though he stumble, he will not fall,18 for the LORD upholds19 him with his hand.
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