A [a]niggard shall no more be called liberal, nor the churl rich.

But the niggard will speak of niggardness, and his heart will work iniquity, and do wickedly, and speak falsely against the Lord, to make empty the hungry soul, and to cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.

For the weapons of the churl are wicked: he deviseth wicked counsels to undo the poor with lying words, and to speak against the poor in judgment.

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 32:5 Vice shall no more be called virtue, nor virtue esteemed by power and riches.

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