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10 She, when a righteous man[a] fled from his brother’s anger,(A)
    guided him in right ways,
Showed him the kingdom of God
    and gave him knowledge of holy things;
She prospered him in his labors
    and made abundant the fruit of his works,

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  1. 10:10–12 Jacob.

10 Because of violence to your brother[a] Jacob,
    disgrace will cover you,
    you will be done away with forever!(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 10 Your brother: used with a double meaning referring to the common lineage of Israel and Edom, in which their ancestors were brothers, Jacob and Esau (Gn 25:19–26), and referring also to their political alliance, in which allies were called brothers (cf. Am 1:9, 11).

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