For the wicked (A)boasts of the desires of his soul,
    and the one greedy for gain (B)curses[a] and (C)renounces the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 10:3 Or and he blesses the one greedy for gain

He boasts(A) about the cravings of his heart;
    he blesses the greedy and reviles the Lord.(B)

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(A)For he flatters himself in his own eyes
    that his iniquity cannot be found out and hated.

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In their own eyes they flatter themselves
    too much to detect or hate their sin.(A)

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19 one who, when he hears the words of this sworn covenant, blesses himself in his heart, saying, ‘I shall be safe, though I walk in the stubbornness of my heart.’ This will lead to the sweeping away of moist and dry alike.

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19 When such a person hears the words of this oath and they invoke a blessing(A) on themselves, thinking, “I will be safe, even though I persist in going my own way,”(B) they will bring disaster on the watered land as well as the dry.

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19 And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have ample goods laid up (A)for many years; relax, (B)eat, drink, be merry.”’

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19 And I’ll say to myself, “You have plenty of grain laid up for many years. Take life easy; eat, drink and be merry.”’

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