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Good Things

Proverbs 28:10 “Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.”

righteous – straight, upright, correct, pleasing, fitting, proper, just, straightforward, level

astray – to lead astray, to wander from a way, to mislead mentally

evil – bad, disagreeable, unpleasant, hurtful, unkind, unhappy, wicked ethically, sad, distress, calamity, adversity…

way – road, way, path, journey, direction, manner, habit, way, course of life, of moral character

upright – complete, whole, entire, sound, innocent, having integrity, entirely in accord with truth and fact

good things – good, pleasant, agreeable to the senses, excellent, rich, valuable in estimation, appropriate, becoming, benefit, welfare, prosperity, happiness, bounty

{definitions from Strong's Concordance}

Matthew 23:14 “Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.“

Galatians 2:4 “And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:”

Proverbs 26:27 “Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him."

Psalm 7:15 “He made a pit, and digged it, and is fallen into the ditch which he made.”

Proverbs 10:3 “The LORD will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.”

Proverbs 15:6 “In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.“

Psalm 37:25 “I have been young, and now am old; yet have I not seen the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread.“

Psalm 37:26 “He is ever merciful, and lendeth; and his seed is blessed.”

The Lord has promised good things to the righteous! Though sometimes it seems the wicked are winning, God blesses the righteous and gives them good things!

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