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22 The blessing of the Lord makes a person wealthy,
and he adds no sorrow to it.[a]
23 Carrying out a wicked scheme is a game for the fool,
but wisdom gives pleasure to a person with understanding.

Contrasts Between the Righteous and the Wicked

24 What the wicked person dreads will come upon him,
but the Lord will grant what the righteous desire.

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  1. Proverbs 10:22 Or hard work adds nothing to it or worry adds nothing to it