Thus says the Lord,
(A)Cursed is the man who trusts in mankind
And makes (B)flesh his [a]strength,
And whose heart turns away from the Lord.
“For he will be like a (C)bush in the desert
And will not see when prosperity comes,
But will live in stony wastes in the wilderness,
A (D)land of salt [b]without inhabitant.

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  1. Jeremiah 17:5 Lit arm
  2. Jeremiah 17:6 Lit and is not inhabited