Psalm 37:22-32 NIV

22 those the LORD blesses will inherit the land, but those he curses will be destroyed.

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23 The LORD makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him;

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24 though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

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25 I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread.

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26 They are always generous and lend freely; their children will be a blessing.a

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    • ° 37:26 - Or "freely;" / "the names of their children will be used in blessings" (see Gen. 48:20); or "freely;" / "others will see that their children are blessed"
      27 Turn from evil and do good; then you will dwell in the land forever.

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      28 For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyedb ; the offspring of the wicked will perish.

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        • ± 37:28 - See Septuagint; Hebrew "They will be protected forever"
          29 The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever.

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          30 The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.

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          31 The law of their God is in their hearts; their feet do not slip.

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          32 The wicked lie in wait for the righteous, intent on putting them to death;

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