The rich rule over the poor,(A)
and the borrower is a slave to the lender.(B)

The one who sows injustice will reap disaster,(C)
and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.

A generous person[a] will be blessed,(D)
for he shares his food with the poor.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. 22:9 Lit Good of eye

The rich rule over the poor,
    and the borrower is slave to the lender.

Whoever sows injustice reaps calamity,(A)
    and the rod they wield in fury will be broken.(B)

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

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