19 When someone hears the words of this oath, he may consider himself exempt,[a] thinking, ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will lead to the destruction of the well-watered land as well as the dry land.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 29:19 Lit may bless himself in his heart

For the wicked one boasts about his own cravings;(A)
the one who is greedy curses[a] and despises the Lord.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 10:3 Or he blesses the greedy

He says to himself, “I will never be moved—
from generation to generation without calamity.”(A)

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