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The desire of the righteous is only good: but the expectation of the wicked is wrath.

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Psalm 10:17
Lord, you have heard the request of the oppressed; you make them feel secure because you listen to their prayer.
Psalm 27:4
I have asked the Lord for one thing -- this is what I desire! I want to live in the Lord's house all the days of my life, so I can gaze at the splendor of the Lord and contemplate in his temple.
Psalm 37:4
Then you will take delight in the Lord, and he will answer your prayers.
Psalm 39:7
But now, O Lord, upon what am I relying? You are my only hope!
Psalm 119:5
If only I were predisposed to keep your statutes!
Isaiah 26:9
I look for you during the night, my spirit within me seeks you at dawn, for when your judgments come upon the earth, those who live in the world learn about justice.
Jeremiah 17:16
But I have not pestered you to bring disaster. I have not desired the time of irreparable devastation. You know that. You are fully aware of every word that I have spoken.
Matthew 5:6
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.


Proverbs 11:7
When a wicked person dies, his expectation perishes, and the hope of his strength perishes.
Proverbs 10:28
The hope of the righteous is joy, but the expectation of the wicked will remain unfulfilled.
Romans 2:8
but wrath and anger to those who live in selfish ambition and do not obey the truth but follow unrighteousness.
Hebrews 10:27
but only a certain fearful expectation of judgment and a fury of fire that will consume God's enemies.

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Psalm 20:4
May he grant your heart's desire; may he bring all your plans to pass!

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