31 He said, “Come in, (A)O blessed of the Lord. Why do you stand outside? For I have prepared the house and a place for the camels.”

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10 And he said, (A)“May you be blessed by the Lord, my daughter. You have made this last kindness greater than (B)the first in that you have not gone after young men, whether poor or rich.

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29 that you will do us no harm, just as we have not touched you and have done to you nothing but good and have sent you away in peace. (A)You are now the blessed of the Lord.”

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And he said to his mother, “The 1,100 pieces of silver that were taken from you, about which you uttered a curse, and also spoke it in my ears, behold, the silver is with me; I took it.” And his mother said, (A)“Blessed be my son by the Lord.”

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16 A man's (A)gift makes room for him
    and brings him before the great.

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(A)A bribe is like a magic[a] stone in the eyes of the one who gives it;
    wherever he turns he prospers.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 17:8 Or precious

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