12 From the city, men[a] groan;
the mortally wounded cry for help,
yet God pays no attention to this crime.(A)

13 The wicked are those who rebel against the light.
They do not recognize its ways
or stay on its paths.
14 The murderer rises at dawn
to kill the poor and needy,
and by night he becomes a thief.

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Footnotes

  1. 24:12 One Hb ms, Syr read the dying

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