He that increaseth his riches by usury and interest, gathereth [a]them for him that will be merciful unto the poor.

He that turneth away his ear from hearing the Law, even his prayer shall be [b]abominable.

10 He that causeth the righteous to go astray by an evil way, shall fall into his own pit, and the upright shall inherit good things.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 28:8 For God will take away the wicked usurer, and give his goods to him that shall bestow them well.
  2. Proverbs 28:9 Because it is not of faith which is grounded of God’s word or Law, which the wicked contemn.