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11     They are stationed among the terraces[a]
        pressing oil from the olive that calls to their hunger;
        they trample in winepresses, extracting the juice for which they thirst.
12     At the outskirts of the city, the oppressed groan,
        wounded souls crying for help,
        but God fails to charge the guilty who have brought them such pain.

13     They were among those who rebel against the light.
        They don’t want to know what makes it shine,
        nor do they live their lives in its paths.

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Footnotes

  1. 24:11 Meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.

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