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31 Anyone who crushes poor people makes fun of their Maker.
    But anyone who is kind to those in need honors God.

32 When trouble comes, sinners are brought down.
    But godly people seek safety in God even as they die.

33 Wisdom rests in the hearts of those who understand what is right.
    And even among foolish people she makes herself known.

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31 Whoever oppresses the poor shows contempt for their Maker,(A)
    but whoever is kind to the needy honors God.(B)

32 When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down,(C)
    but even in death the righteous seek refuge in God.(D)

33 Wisdom reposes in the heart of the discerning(E)
    and even among fools she lets herself be known.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 14:33 Hebrew; Septuagint and Syriac discerning / but in the heart of fools she is not known

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