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16 He judged the cause of the poor and needy;
    then it was well.
Is not this to know me?
    says the Lord.
17 But your eyes and heart
    are only on your dishonest gain,
for shedding innocent blood,
    and for practising oppression and violence.

18 Therefore thus says the Lord concerning King Jehoiakim son of Josiah of Judah:

They shall not lament for him, saying,
    ‘Alas, my brother!’ or ‘Alas, sister!’
They shall not lament for him, saying,
    ‘Alas, lord!’ or ‘Alas, his majesty!’

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