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22 It is the Lord’s blessing that brings wealth,(A)
    and no effort can substitute for it.[a]
23 Crime is the entertainment of the fool;
    but wisdom is for the person of understanding.
24 What the wicked fear will befall them,
    but the desire of the just will be granted.

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  1. 10:22 Human industry is futile without divine approval; cf. Ps 127:1–2; Mt 6:25–34.