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

37 Watch the blameless and observe the upright,
for the person of peace will have a future.[c](C)

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Footnotes

  1. 37:35 Hb obscure
  2. 37:36 LXX, Syr, Vg, Jer; MT reads he
  3. 37:37 Or posterity, also in v. 38
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