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Psalm 37:16-18 Living Bible (TLB)

16 It is better to have little and be godly than to own an evil man’s wealth; 17 for the strength of evil men shall be broken, but the Lord takes care of those he has forgiven.[a]

18 Day by day the Lord observes the good deeds done by godly men,[b] and gives them eternal rewards.

Footnotes:

  1. Psalm 37:17 those he has forgiven, literally, “the righteous.”
  2. Psalm 37:18 observes the good deeds done by godly men, literally, “knows the days of the upright.”
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Psalm 37:16-18 New International Version (NIV)

16 Better the little that the righteous have
    than the wealth of many wicked;
17 for the power of the wicked will be broken,
    but the Lord upholds the righteous.

18 The blameless spend their days under the Lord’s care,
    and their inheritance will endure forever.

New International Version (NIV)

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