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24 When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. 25 26 27 Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, for the Lord will be at your side and will keep your foot from being snared. Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, 28 when it is in your power to act. Do not say to your neighbor, “Come back tomorrow and I’ll give it to when you already have it with you. you” — ​ 29 30 31 32 Do not plot harm against your neighbor, who lives trustfully near you. Do not accuse anyone for no reason — ​ when they have done you no harm. Do not envy the violent or choose any of their ways. For the Lord detests the perverse but takes the upright into his confidence. 33 The Lord’s curse is on the