25 But Abraham said, ‘Child, remember that (A)you in your lifetime received your good things, and Lazarus in like manner bad things; but now he is comforted here, and you are in anguish.

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Jesus Pronounces Woes

24 (A)“But woe to you who are rich, (B)for you (C)have received your consolation.

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Do Not Love the World

15 (A)Do not love the world or the things in the world. (B)If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

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45 (A)And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into (B)hell.

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14 from men by your hand, O Lord,
    from (A)men of the world whose (B)portion is in this life.[a]
You fill their womb with treasure;[b]
    they are satisfied with (C)children,
    and they leave their abundance to their infants.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 17:14 Or from men whose portion in life is of the world
  2. Psalm 17:14 Or As for your treasured ones, you fill their womb

14 I said to him, “Sir, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones coming out of (A)the great tribulation. (B)They have washed their robes and (C)made them white (D)in the blood of the Lamb.

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25 (A)choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy (B)the fleeting pleasures of sin.

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that no one be moved by these afflictions. For you yourselves know that (A)we are destined for this.

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For the mind that is set on the flesh is (A)hostile to God, for it does not submit to God's law; (B)indeed, it cannot.

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33 I have said these things to you, that (A)in me you may have peace. (B)In the world you will have (C)tribulation. But (D)take heart; (E)I have overcome the world.”

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23 and in (A)Hades, being in torment, he lifted up his eyes and (B)saw Abraham far off and Lazarus (C)at his side.

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20 And at his gate (A)was laid a poor man named Lazarus, covered with sores,

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22 And you his son,[a] (A)Belshazzar, (B)have not humbled your heart, though you knew all this, 23 but you have lifted up yourself against (C)the Lord of heaven. And (D)the vessels of his house have been brought in before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them. (E)And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know, (F)but the God in whose hand is your breath, and (G)whose are all your ways, (H)you have not honored.

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Footnotes

  1. Daniel 5:22 Or successor

Jerusalem remembers
    in the days of her affliction and wandering
(A)all the precious things
    that were hers from (B)days of old.
When her people fell into the hand of the foe,
    and there was none to help her,
her foes gloated over her;
    they (C)mocked at her downfall.

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12 Behold, these are the wicked;
    always at ease, they (A)increase in riches.
13 All in vain have I (B)kept my heart clean
    and (C)washed my hands in innocence.
14 For all the day long I have been (D)stricken
    and (E)rebuked (F)every morning.
15 If I had said, “I will speak thus,”
    I would have betrayed (G)the generation of your children.

16 But when I thought how to understand this,
    it seemed to me (H)a wearisome task,
17 until I went into (I)the sanctuary of God;
    then I discerned their (J)end.

18 Truly you set them in (K)slippery places;
    you make them fall to ruin.
19 How they are destroyed (L)in a moment,
    swept away utterly by (M)terrors!

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Their (A)eyes swell out through fatness;
    their hearts overflow with follies.

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11 Their (A)graves are their homes forever,[a]
    their dwelling places (B)to all generations,
    though they (C)called lands by their own names.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 49:11 Septuagint, Syriac, Targum; Hebrew Their inward thought was that their homes were forever

35 (A)I have seen a wicked, ruthless man,
    spreading himself like (B)a green laurel tree.[a]
36 But he passed away,[b] and behold, (C)he was no more;
    though I sought him, he could not be found.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 37:35 The identity of this tree is uncertain
  2. Psalm 37:36 Or But one passed by