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11 Those who till their land will have plenty of food,
    but those who follow worthless pursuits have no sense.
12 The wicked covet the proceeds of wickedness,[a]
    but the root of the righteous bears fruit.
13 The evil are ensnared by the transgression of their lips,
    but the righteous escape from trouble.

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  1. Proverbs 12:12 Or covet the catch of the wicked

11 Those who work their land will have abundant food,
    but those who chase fantasies have no sense.(A)

12 The wicked desire the stronghold of evildoers,
    but the root of the righteous endures.

13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk,(B)
    and so the innocent escape trouble.(C)

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