14 from men by your hand, O Lord, from men of the world whose portion is in this life.[a] You fill their womb with treasure;[b] they are satisfied with children, and they leave their abundance to their infants.
Psalm 17:14Or from men whose portion in life is of the world
Psalm 17:14Or As for your treasured ones, you fill their womb
14 There is a vanity that takes place on earth, that there are righteous people to whom it happens according to the deeds of the wicked, and there are wicked people to whom it happens according to the deeds of the righteous. I said that this also is vanity.
12 Righteous are you, O Lord, when I complain to you; yet I would plead my case before you. Why does the way of the wicked prosper? Why do all who are treacherous thrive? 2 You plant them, and they take root; they grow and produce fruit; you are near in their mouth and far from their heart.
14 You have said, ‘It is vain to serve God. What is the profit of our keeping his charge or of walking as in mourning before the Lord of hosts?15 And now we call the arrogant blessed. Evildoers not only prosper but they put God to the test and they escape.’”
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