10 When they reached the threshing floor(A) of Atad, near the Jordan, they lamented loudly and bitterly;(B) and there Joseph observed a seven-day period(C) of mourning(D) for his father.(E)

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10 Do not weep for the dead(A) king or mourn(B) his loss;
    rather, weep bitterly for him who is exiled,
because he will never return(C)
    nor see his native land again.

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15 “Does it make you a king
    to have more and more cedar?
Did not your father have food and drink?
    He did what was right and just,(A)
    so all went well(B) with him.
16 He defended the cause of the poor and needy,(C)
    and so all went well.
Is that not what it means to know(D) me?”
    declares the Lord.

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