The Lord sends poverty and wealth;(A)
    he humbles and he exalts.(B)

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Surely God will bring you down to everlasting ruin:
    He will snatch you up and pluck(A) you from your tent;
    he will uproot(B) you from the land of the living.(C)

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In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves(A) to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility(B) toward one another, because,

“God opposes the proud
    but shows favor to the humble.”[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 5:5 Prov. 3:34