24 One person gives freely, yet gains even more;
    another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.

25 A generous(A) person will prosper;
    whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.(B)

26 People curse the one who hoards grain,
    but they pray God’s blessing on the one who is willing to sell.

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13 Whoever shuts their ears to the cry of the poor
    will also cry out(A) and not be answered.(B)

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The generous will themselves be blessed,(A)
    for they share their food with the poor.(B)

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16 One who oppresses the poor to increase his wealth
    and one who gives gifts to the rich—both come to poverty.

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Saying 2

22 Do not exploit the poor(A) because they are poor
    and do not crush the needy in court,(B)
23 for the Lord will take up their case(C)
    and will exact life for life.(D)

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27 Those who give to the poor will lack nothing,(A)
    but those who close their eyes to them receive many curses.(B)

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