Trust in the LORD and do what is good; dwell in the land and live securely.
Be silent before the LORD and wait expectantly for Him; do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way, by the man who carries out evil plans.
For evildoers will be destroyed, but those who put their hope in the LORD will inherit the land.
Wait for the LORD; be courageous and let your heart be strong. Wait for the LORD.
Don't say, "I will avenge this evil!" Wait on the LORD, and He will rescue you.
Yet the righteous person will hold to his way, and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.
Yet He knows the way I have taken; when He has tested me, I will emerge as pure gold.
My feet have followed in His tracks; I have kept to His way and not turned aside.
I have not departed from the commands of His lips; I have treasured the words of His mouth more than my daily food.
Let your eyes look forward; fix your gaze straight ahead.
Carefully consider the path for your feet, and all your ways will be established.
Don't turn to the right or to the left; keep your feet away from evil.
The highway of the upright avoids evil; the one who guards his way protects his life.
But the one who endures to the end will be delivered.
You have lifted up my horn like that of a wild ox; I have been anointed with oil.
He distributes freely to the poor; his righteousness endures forever. His horn will be exalted in honor.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."
so that the genuineness of your faith-- more valuable than gold, which perishes though refined by fire-- may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, so that He may exalt you in due time,
This is why God will bring you down forever. He will take you, ripping you out of your tent; He will uproot you from the land of the living. Selah
The righteous will look on with awe and will ridicule him:
You will only see it with your eyes and witness the punishment of the wicked.
My eyes look down on my enemies; my ears hear evildoers when they attack me.