12 While still uncut shoots,
they would dry up quicker than any other plant.
13 Such is the destiny[a] of all who forget God;
the hope of the godless(A) will perish.

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  1. Job 8:13 Lit Such are the ways

12 While still growing and uncut,
    they wither more quickly than grass.(A)
13 Such is the destiny(B) of all who forget God;(C)
    so perishes the hope of the godless.(D)

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35 I have seen a wicked, violent man
well-rooted[a] like a flourishing native tree.(A)
36 Then I passed by and[b] noticed he was gone;
I searched for him, but he could not be found.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 37:35 Hb obscure
  2. Psalm 37:36 DSS, LXX, Syr, Vg, Jer; MT reads Then he passed away, and I

35 I have seen a wicked and ruthless man
    flourishing(A) 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.(B)

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though the wicked sprout like grass
and all evildoers flourish,
they will be eternally destroyed.(A)

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that though the wicked spring up like grass
    and all evildoers flourish,
    they will be destroyed forever.(A)

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