20 Your strength will be spent in vain,(A) because your soil will not yield its crops, nor will the trees of your land yield their fruit.(B)

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Why spend money on what is not bread,
    and your labor on what does not satisfy?(A)
Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good,(B)
    and you will delight in the richest(C) of fare.

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23 They will not labor in vain,(A)
    nor will they bear children doomed to misfortune;(B)
for they will be a people blessed(C) by the Lord,
    they and their descendants(D) with them.

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