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From a Footnote in 2 Nephi 5:1-2

2 Nephi 5:1-2

Following the footnotes for "anger" in these first two verses has brought me to a curiously timely grouping of scriptures in Psalms 37. I will reprint it here in it's entirety. I believe that God talks to men through the scriptures, and this morning is a particularly acute evidence of such a belief.

Psalms 37: 1-21:
1 Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou aenvious against the workers of iniquity.
2 For they shall soon be acut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.
3 aTrust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
4 Delight thyself also in the Lord; and he shall give thee the adesires of thine heart.
5 aCommit thy bway unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.
6 And he shall abring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.
7 Rest in the Lord, and wait apatiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
8 aCease from banger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
9 For evildoers shall be acut off: but those that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the bearth.
10 For yet a alittle while, and the wicked shall not be: yea, thou shalt diligently consider his place, and it shall not be.
11 But the ameek shall inherit the bearth; and shall cdelight themselves in the abundance of peace.
12 The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth.
13 The Lord shall alaugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.
14 The wicked have drawn out the sword, and have bent their bow, to cast down the poor and needy, and to slay such as be of upright conversation.
15 Their sword shall enter into their own heart, and their bows shall be broken.
16 A alittle that a brighteous man hath is better than the criches of many wicked.
17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the Lord upholdeth the righteous.
18 The Lord knoweth the days of the upright: and their ainheritance shall be for ever.
19 They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: and in the days of afamine they shall be satisfied.
20 But the wicked shall perish, and the enemies of the Lord shall be as the fat of lambs: they shall consume; into smoke shall they consume away.
21 The wicked aborroweth, and payeth not again: but the righteous sheweth mercy, and giveth.

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