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Covetous Schemers

Oy to them who scheme wickedness,
who work out evil upon their beds!
In the light of the morning, they do it,
for the power is in their hands.
They covet fields, so they seize them,
or houses, and take them away.
So they oppress a man and his house—
a man and his inheritance.

Therefore, thus said Adonai:
“Behold, I am scheming a calamity against this family
    from which you cannot remove your necks.
Then you will not walk haughtily,
for it will be a time of distress.”

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