Refrain from anger(A) and turn from wrath;
    do not fret(B)—it leads only to evil.
For those who are evil will be destroyed,(C)
    but those who hope(D) in the Lord will inherit the land.(E)

10 A little while, and the wicked will be no more;(F)
    though you look for them, they will not be found.
11 But the meek will inherit the land(G)
    and enjoy peace and prosperity.(H)

12 The wicked plot(I) against the righteous
    and gnash their teeth(J) at them;
13 but the Lord laughs at the wicked,
    for he knows their day is coming.(K)

14 The wicked draw the sword(L)
    and bend the bow(M)
to bring down the poor and needy,(N)
    to slay those whose ways are upright.
15 But their swords will pierce their own hearts,(O)
    and their bows will be broken.(P)

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