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23 (A)Your princes are rebellious,
And (B)companions of thieves;
(C)Everyone loves bribes,
And follows after rewards.
They (D)do not defend the fatherless,
Nor does the cause of the widow come before them.

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23 Your rulers are rebels,(A)
    partners with thieves;(B)
they all love bribes(C)
    and chase after gifts.
They do not defend the cause of the fatherless;
    the widow’s case does not come before them.(D)

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if you do not oppress the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, and do not shed innocent blood in this place, (A)or walk after other gods to your hurt,

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if you do not oppress(A) the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow and do not shed innocent blood(B) in this place, and if you do not follow other gods(C) to your own harm,

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Thus says the Lord: (A)“Execute[a] judgment and righteousness, and deliver the plundered out of the hand of the oppressor. Do no wrong and do no violence to the stranger, the (B)fatherless, or the widow, nor shed innocent blood in this place.

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Footnotes

  1. Jeremiah 22:3 Dispense justice

This is what the Lord says: Do what is just(A) and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor(B) the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, the fatherless or the widow,(C) and do not shed innocent blood(D) in this place.

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10 (A)Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless,
The alien or the poor.
(B)Let none of you plan evil in his heart
Against his brother.’

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10 Do not oppress the widow(A) or the fatherless, the foreigner(B) or the poor.(C) Do not plot evil against each other.’(D)

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