29 This is what I mean, brothers: (A)the appointed time has grown very short. From now on, let those who have wives live as though they had none, 30 and those who mourn as though they were not mourning, and those who rejoice as though they were not rejoicing, and those who buy (B)as though they had no goods, 31 and those who deal with the world as though they had no dealings with it. For (C)the present form of this world is passing away.

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