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12 Out of the cities they have made men to groan, and the soul of the wounded hath cried out, and God doth not suffer it to pass unrevenged.

13 They have been rebellious to the light, they have not known his ways, neither have they returned by his paths.

14 The murderer riseth at the very break of day, he killeth the needy, and the poor man: but in the night he will be as a thief.

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12 The groans of the dying rise from the city,
    and the souls of the wounded cry out for help.(A)
    But God charges no one with wrongdoing.(B)

13 “There are those who rebel against the light,(C)
    who do not know its ways
    or stay in its paths.(D)
14 When daylight is gone, the murderer rises up,
    kills(E) the poor and needy,(F)
    and in the night steals forth like a thief.(G)

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