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Psalm 37:27-29 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

27 Turn away from evil and do what is good,
and dwell there[a] forever.
28 For the Lord loves justice
and will not abandon His faithful ones.
They are kept safe forever,
but the children of the wicked will be destroyed.
29 The righteous will inherit the land[b]
and dwell in it permanently.


  1. Psalm 37:27 = dwell in the land
  2. Psalm 37:29 Or earth

Psalm 37:27-29 New International Version (NIV)

27 Turn from evil and do good;
    then you will dwell in the land forever.
28 For the Lord loves the just
    and will not forsake his faithful ones.

Wrongdoers will be completely destroyed[a];
    the offspring of the wicked will perish.
29 The righteous will inherit the land
    and dwell in it forever.


  1. Psalm 37:28 See Septuagint; Hebrew They will be protected forever
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