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FRET not because of evildoers, neither be envious of the workers of iniquity,
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For they shall soon wither like grass, and fade away as the green herbs.
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Trust in God, and do good;
dwell in the land, and seek after faithfulness.
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Trust in the LORD;
and he shall give you the desires of your heart.
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Commit your way to the LORD;
trust also in him, and he shall bring it to pass.
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He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your judgment as the noonday.
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Seek the LORD, and pray before him;
envy not the man who does evil, and prospers in his way.
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Cease from anger, and forsake wrath;
fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.
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For evildoers shall be cut off: but those who trust in the LORD shall inherit the earth.
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For yet a little while, and the wicked shall be no more: yea, you shall look for his place, and you shall not find it.
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But the meek shall inherit the earth, and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.
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The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth.
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The LORD shall laugh at him;
for he sees that his day is coming.
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The wicked have drawn out the sword and have bent their bow, to slay the poor and needy, and those who are upright in their way.
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Their swords shall enter into their own hearts, and their bows shall be broken.
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A little that a righteous man has is better than the great riches of the wicked.
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For the arms of the wicked shall be broken;
but the LORD upholds the righteous.
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The LORD knows the days of the upright;
and their inheritance shall be for ever.
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They shall not be ashamed in the evil time;
and in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.
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For the wicked shall perish, and the rich who are enemies of the LORD shall be consumed;
they shall vanish like smoke.
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¶ The wicked borrows, and pays not again;
but the righteous shows mercy, and gives.
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For the blessed of the LORD shall inherit the earth;
and they that be cursed of him shall be wiped out.
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The steps of a good man are established by the LORD;
he sets his course.
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Though he fall, he shall not be hurt;
for the LORD upholds him with his hand.
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I have been young, and now am old;
yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his descendants begging bread.
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But he is ever merciful and lends;
and his offspring is blessed.
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Depart from evil, and do good;
and rest for evermore.
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For the LORD loves justice, and he forsakes not his righteous ones;
he keeps them for ever;
but the seed of the wicked, he destroys.
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The righteous shall inherit the land, and dwell therein for ever.
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The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of justice.
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The law of God is in his heart;
none of his steps shall slide.
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The wicked lies in wait for the righteous, and seeks to slay him.
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The LORD will not leave him in his hand, nor condemn him when he is judged.
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Trust in the LORD and keep his way, and he shall exalt you to inherit the land;
when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it.
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For I have seen the wicked boasting and spreading himself like stout forest trees;
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Yet when I passed by, lo, he was not;
yea, I sought him, but he could not be found.
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Uphold the perfect and select the upright;
for there is a good end for peaceful men.
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But sinners shall be destroyed together;
yea, the end of the wicked shall be destruction.
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But the Saviour of the righteous is the LORD;
he will help them in time of trouble.
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And the LORD shall help them and deliver them;
he shall deliver them from the wicked and save them, because they trust in him.