Proverbs 2:21
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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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

That thou mayest mark - Therefore thou shalt walk.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Job 1:1 There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job; and that man was perfect and upright, and one that feared God...

Job 42:12 So the LORD blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels...

Psalm 37:3,9,11,22,29 Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shall you dwell in the land, and truly you shall be fed...

Psalm 84:11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield: the LORD will give grace and glory: no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.

Psalm 112:4-6 To the upright there rises light in the darkness: he is gracious, and full of compassion, and righteous...

The 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
To Oger, Regular Canon [34] Bernard blames him for his resignation of his pastoral charge, although made from the love of a calm and pious life. None the less, he instructs him how, after becoming a private person, he ought to live in community. To Brother Oger, the Canon, Brother Bernard, monk but sinner, wishes that he may walk worthily of God even to the end, and embraces him with the fullest affection. 1. If I seem to have been too slow in replying to your letter, ascribe it to my not having
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux—Some Letters of Saint Bernard, Abbot of Clairvaux

Cross References
Psalm 37:9
For those who are evil will be destroyed, but those who hope in the LORD will inherit the land.

Psalm 37:29
The righteous will inherit the land and dwell in it forever.

Proverbs 10:30
The righteous will never be uprooted, but the wicked will not remain in the land.

Proverbs 28:10
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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