15 and the Sabeans(A) attacked and made off with them. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!”

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17 While he was still speaking, another messenger came and said, “The Chaldeans(A) formed three raiding parties and swept down on your camels and made off with them. They put the servants to the sword, and I am the only one who has escaped to tell you!”

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Does it please you to oppress me,(A)
    to spurn the work of your hands,(B)
    while you smile on the plans of the wicked?(C)

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11 God has turned me over to the ungodly
    and thrown me into the clutches of the wicked.(A)

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16 But their prosperity is not in their own hands,
    so I stand aloof from the plans of the wicked.(A)

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18 Yet it was he who filled their houses with good things,(A)
    so I stand aloof from the plans of the wicked.(B)

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“As surely as God lives, who has denied me justice,(A)
    the Almighty,(B) who has made my life bitter,(C)

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“Would you discredit my justice?(A)
    Would you condemn me to justify yourself?(B)

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For I envied(A) the arrogant
    when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.(B)

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