34 Hope in the Lord(A)
    and keep his way.(B)
He will exalt you to inherit the land;
    when the wicked are destroyed,(C) you will see(D) it.

35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man
    flourishing(E) 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.(F)

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

39 The salvation(M) of the righteous comes from the Lord;
    he is their stronghold in time of trouble.(N)
40 The Lord helps(O) them and delivers(P) them;
    he delivers them from the wicked and saves(Q) them,
    because they take refuge(R) 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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