May he defend the afflicted(A) among the people
    and save the children of the needy;(B)
    may he crush the oppressor.(C)

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15 What do you mean by crushing my people(A)
    and grinding(B) the faces of the poor?”(C)
declares the Lord, the Lord Almighty.(D)

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30 The poorest of the poor will find pasture,
    and the needy(A) will lie down in safety.(B)
But your root I will destroy by famine;(C)
    it will slay(D) your survivors.(E)

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The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[a] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.(A)

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  1. Matthew 11:5 The Greek word traditionally translated leprosy was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
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22 So he replied to the messengers, “Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy[a] are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.(A)

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  1. Luke 7:22 The Greek word traditionally translated leprosy was used for various diseases affecting the skin.
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Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position.(A)

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Listen, my dear brothers and sisters:(A) Has not God chosen those who are poor in the eyes of the world(B) to be rich in faith(C) and to inherit the kingdom(D) he promised those who love him?(E)

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