29 He will no longer be rich and his wealth will not endure,(A)
    nor will his possessions spread over the land.(B)

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10 His children(A) must make amends to the poor;
    his own hands must give back his wealth.(B)

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17 what he lays up(A) the righteous will wear,(B)
    and the innocent will divide his silver.(C)

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16 Do not be overawed when others grow rich,
    when the splendor of their houses increases;
17 for they will take nothing(A) with them when they die,
    their splendor will not descend with them.(B)

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22 A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children,
    but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.(A)

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Whoever increases wealth by taking interest(A) or profit from the poor
    amasses it for another,(B) who will be kind to the poor.(C)

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26 To the person who pleases him, God gives wisdom,(A) knowledge and happiness, but to the sinner he gives the task of gathering and storing up wealth(B) to hand it over to the one who pleases God.(C) This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

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Their land is full of silver and gold;(A)
    there is no end to their treasures.(B)
Their land is full of horses;(C)
    there is no end to their chariots.(D)

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11 Wail,(A) you who live in the market district[a];
    all your merchants will be wiped out,
    all who trade with[b] silver will be destroyed.(B)

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Footnotes

  1. Zephaniah 1:11 Or the Mortar
  2. Zephaniah 1:11 Or in
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