17 I will make justice(A) the measuring line
    and righteousness the plumb line;(B)
hail(C) will sweep away your refuge, the lie,
    and water will overflow(D) your hiding place.

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18 Yet the Lord longs(A) to be gracious to you;
    therefore he will rise up to show you compassion.(B)
For the Lord is a God of justice.(C)
    Blessed are all who wait for him!(D)

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The Lord is exalted,(A) for he dwells on high;(B)
    he will fill Zion with his justice(C) and righteousness.(D)

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“For I, the Lord, love justice;(A)
    I hate robbery and wrongdoing.
In my faithfulness I will reward my people
    and make an everlasting covenant(B) with them.

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