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Go ahead and get rich on the backs of the poor,
but all the wealth you gather will one day be given
to those who are kind to the needy.
If you close your heart and refuse to listen to God’s instruction,[a]
even your prayer will be despised.
10 Those who tempt the lovers of God with an evil scheme
will fall into their own trap.
But the innocent who resist temptation will experience reward.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 28:9 Or “the Torah.”

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