Carefully follow(A) the terms of this covenant,(B) so that you may prosper in everything you do.(C)

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14 In everything he did he had great success,(A) because the Lord was with(B) him.

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BOOK I

Psalms 1–41

Psalm 1

Blessed is the one(A)
    who does not walk(B) in step with the wicked(C)
or stand in the way(D) that sinners take(E)
    or sit(F) in the company of mockers,(G)
but whose delight(H) is in the law of the Lord,(I)
    and who meditates(J) on his law day and night.
That person is like a tree(K) planted by streams(L) of water,(M)
    which yields its fruit(N) in season
and whose leaf(O) does not wither—
    whatever they do prospers.(P)

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The Suffering and Glory of the Servant

13 See, my servant(A) will act wisely[a];
    he will be raised and lifted up and highly exalted.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 52:13 Or will prosper

10 Yet it was the Lord’s will(A) to crush(B) him and cause him to suffer,(C)
    and though the Lord makes[a] his life an offering for sin,(D)
he will see his offspring(E) and prolong his days,
    and the will of the Lord will prosper(F) in his hand.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 53:10 Hebrew though you make

“The days are coming,” declares the Lord,
    “when I will raise up for David[a] a righteous Branch,(A)
a King(B) who will reign(C) wisely
    and do what is just and right(D) in the land.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 23:5 Or up from David’s line