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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          33 but the LORD will not leave them in the power of the wicked or let them be condemned when brought to trial.

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          34 Hope in the LORDand keep his way. He will exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are destroyed, you will see it.

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          35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man flourishing like a luxuriant native tree,

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          36 but he soon passed away and was no more; though I looked for him, he could not be found.

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