New International Version
For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless will remain in it;
King James Bible
For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.
Darby Bible Translation
For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it;
World English Bible
For the upright will dwell in the land. The perfect will remain in it.
Young's Literal Translation
For the upright do inhabit the earth, And the perfect are left in it,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
That thou mayest mark - Therefore thou shalt walk.
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LibraryThe Beginning and End of Wisdom
PROVERBS ii. 2, 3, 5. If thou incline thine ear to wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after wisdom, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God. We shall see something curious in the last of these verses, when we compare it with one in the chapter before. The chapter before says, that the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. That if we wish to be wise at all, we must BEGIN by …
Charles Kingsley—The Good News of God
Letter xxiv (Circa A. D. 1126) to Oger, Regular Canon
For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.
The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever.
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.
Whoever leads the upright along an evil path will fall into their own trap, but the blameless will receive a good inheritance.
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