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15     You were entirely pure from the day you were created,
        until wickedness crept in and was found in you!
16     Too much buying and selling—a greedy obsession!
        You became motivated to violence and did wicked things.
    Polluted and disgraced, I drove you off the mountain of God!
        I expelled you, O guardian protector, from the fiery stones.
17     Your heart swelled with pride because of your beauty and talents.
        Your hunger for fame, your thirst for glory corrupted your wisdom.
    This is why I drove you to the ground
        and made an example out of you before a company of kings.

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