28 For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. Wrongdoers will be completely destroyeda ; 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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      37 Consider the blameless, observe the upright; a future awaits those who seek peace.b
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        • ² 37:37 - Or "upright; / those who seek peace will have posterity"
          38 But all sinners will be destroyed; there will be no futurec for the wicked.
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            • ³ 37:38 - Or "posterity"