32 The wicked lie in wait(A) for the righteous,(B)
    intent on putting them to death;
33 but the Lord will not leave them in the power of the wicked
    or let them be condemned(C) when brought to trial.(D)

34 Hope in the Lord(E)
    and keep his way.(F)
He will exalt you to inherit the land;
    when the wicked are destroyed,(G) you will see(H) it.

35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man
    flourishing(I) like a luxuriant native tree,
36 but he soon passed away and was no more;
    though I looked for him, he could not be found.(J)

37 Consider the blameless,(K) observe the upright;(L)
    a future awaits those who seek peace.[a](M)
38 But all sinners(N) will be destroyed;(O)
    there will be no future[b] for the wicked.(P)

39 The salvation(Q) of the righteous comes from the Lord;
    he is their stronghold in time of trouble.(R)
40 The Lord helps(S) them and delivers(T) them;
    he delivers them from the wicked and saves(U) them,
    because they take refuge(V) in him.

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  1. Psalm 37:37 Or upright; / those who seek peace will have posterity
  2. Psalm 37:38 Or posterity

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