I am not just asserting these things (A)according to human judgment, am I? Or does the Law not say these things as well? For it is written in the Law of Moses: “(B)You shall not muzzle the ox while it is threshing.” God is not concerned about (C)oxen, is He? 10 Or is He speaking entirely for our sake? Yes, it was written (D)for our sake, because (E)the plowman ought to plow in hope, and the thresher to thresh in hope of sharing in the crops.

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