20 So God was kind to the midwives(A) and the people increased and became even more numerous.

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As I have observed,(A) those who plow evil(B)
    and those who sow trouble reap it.(C)

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12 Sow(A) righteousness(B) for yourselves,
    reap the fruit of unfailing love,
and break up your unplowed ground;(C)
    for it is time to seek(D) the Lord,
until he comes
    and showers his righteousness(E) on you.
13 But you have planted wickedness,
    you have reaped evil,(F)
    you have eaten the fruit of deception.(G)
Because you have depended on your own strength
    and on your many warriors,(H)

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