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Your righteousness is unmovable,
just like the mighty mountains.
Your judgments are as full of wisdom
as the oceans are full of water.
Your tender care and kindness leave no one forgotten,
not a man nor even a mouse.
O God, how extravagant is your cherishing love!
All mankind can find a hiding place[a]
under the shadow of your wings.
All may drink of the anointing[b] from the abundance of your house.
All may drink their fill from the delightful springs of Eden.[c]

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 36:7 Or “They will be satisfied [or watered] in the abundance of your house.”
  2. Psalm 36:8 The Hebrew word for “abundance” is actually butterfat or oil. It is a symbol of the anointing of the Holy Spirit.
  3. Psalm 36:8 Or “Eden’s rivers of pleasure.” The garden of Eden had flowing rivers of delight. Eden means “pleasure.” The Hebrew word used here is the plural form of Eden, Edens.

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