English Standard Version
5 Thus says the Lord:
“Cursed is the man (A)who trusts in man
and makes flesh his strength,[a]
whose heart turns away from the Lord.
6 (B)He is like a shrub in the desert,
(C)and shall not see any good come.
He shall dwell in the parched places of the wilderness,
in (D)an uninhabited salt land.
7 (E)“Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord,
(F)whose trust is the Lord.
8 (G)He is like a tree planted by water,
that sends out its roots by the stream,
and does not fear when heat comes,
for its leaves remain green,
and is not anxious in the year of drought,
for it does not cease to bear fruit.”
- Jeremiah 17:5 Hebrew arm
The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.