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11 Come, O children, listen to me;
    I will teach you the fear of the Lord.(A)
12 Which of you desires life
    and covets many days to enjoy good?(B)
13 Keep your tongue from evil
    and your lips from speaking deceit.(C)
14 Depart from evil, and do good;
    seek peace, and pursue it.(D)

15 The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous,
    and his ears are open to their cry.(E)
16 The face of the Lord is against evildoers,
    to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.(F)
17 When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears
    and rescues them from all their troubles.(G)
18 The Lord is near to the brokenhearted
    and saves the crushed in spirit.(H)

19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous,
    but the Lord rescues them from them all.(I)

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