The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot [#MemoryOfTheRighteous #NameOfTheWicked]

The memory of the righteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot [#MemoryOfTheRighteous #NameOfTheWicked]

Proverbs 10:6-7

6 Blessings are on the head of the righteous,
But violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
7 The memory of the righteous is blessed,
But the name of the wicked will rot.

The memory of the righteous person is a source of blessing.
And the name of the righteous person will be used in blessings.

Genesis 48:17-20

17 Now when Joseph saw that his father laid his right hand on the head of Ephraim, it displeased him; so he took hold of his father’s hand to remove it from Ephraim’s head to Manasseh’s head. 18 And Joseph said to his father, “Not so, my father, for this one is the firstborn; put your right hand on his head.”

19 But his father refused and said, “I know, my son, I know. He also shall become a people, and he also shall be great; but truly his younger brother shall be greater than he, and his descendants shall become a multitude of nations.”

20 So he blessed them that day, saying, “By you Israel will bless, saying, ‘May God make you as Ephraim and as Manasseh!’ ” And thus he set Ephraim before Manasseh.

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