Jeremiah 17:5-9 TNIV

5 This is what the LORD says: "Cursed are those who trust in mortals,1 who depend on flesh for their strength and whose hearts turn away from the LORD.2

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6 They will be like a bush in the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes. They will dwell in the parched places3 of the desert, in a salt4 land where no one lives.

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7 "But blessed5 are those who trust6 in the LORD, whose confidence is in him.

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8 They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.7 It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought8 and never fails to bear fruit."9

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9 The heart10 is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?

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