Jeremiah 17:5-10Contemporary English Version (CEV)
Trust the Lord
5 I, the Lord, have put a curse on those who turn from me and trust in human strength. 6 They will dry up like a bush in salty desert soil, where nothing can grow.
7 But I will bless those who trust me. 8 They will be like trees growing beside a stream— trees with roots that reach down to the water, and with leaves that are always green. They bear fruit every year and are never worried by a lack of rain.
9 You people of Judah are so deceitful that you even fool yourselves, and you can’t change. 10 But I know your deeds and your thoughts, and I will make sure you get what you deserve.
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