New American Standard Bible
For those blessed by Him will inherit the land, But those cursed by Him will be cut off.
King James Bible
For such as be blessed of him shall inherit the earth; and they that be cursed of him shall be cut off.
Darby Bible Translation
for those blessed of him shall possess the land, and they that are cursed of him shall be cut off.
World English Bible
For such as are blessed by him shall inherit the land. Those who are cursed by him shall be cut off.
Young's Literal Translation
For His blessed ones do possess the land, And His reviled ones are cut off.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For such as be blessed of him - They who are his true friends.
Shall inherit the earth - See Psalm 37:9.
And they that be cursed of him - His enemies.
Shall be cut off - Psalm 37:9. This verse suggests a thought of great importance, in advance of that which had been suggested before. It is that, after all, the difference in the ultimate condition of the two depends on the question whether they have, or have not, "the favor of the Lord." It is not on the mere fact of their own skill, but it is on the fact that the one has secured the divine favor, and that the other has not. It is not by mere human virtue, irrespective of God, that the result is determined; but it is that one is the friend of God, and the other not. This consideration will be found in the end to enter essentially into all the distinctions in the final condition of mankind.
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"I have seen the foolish taking root, And I cursed his abode immediately.
For evildoers will be cut off, But those who wait for the LORD, they will inherit the land.
The LORD will protect him and keep him alive, And he shall be called blessed upon the earth; And do not give him over to the desire of his enemies.
You rebuke the arrogant, the cursed, Who wander from Your commandments.
The curse of the LORD is on the house of the wicked, But He blesses the dwelling of the righteous.
"Then all your people will be righteous; They will possess the land forever, The branch of My planting, The work of My hands, That I may be glorified.
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