15 That is why I am terrified before him;(A)
    when I think of all this, I fear him.(B)

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Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.(A)

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18 It is good to grasp the one
    and not let go of the other.
    Whoever fears God(A) will avoid all extremes.[a]

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  1. Ecclesiastes 7:18 Or will follow them both
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12 Although a wicked person who commits a hundred crimes may live a long time, I know that it will go better(A) with those who fear God,(B) who are reverent before him.(C) 13 Yet because the wicked do not fear God,(D) it will not go well with them, and their days(E) will not lengthen like a shadow.

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