(A)Treasures gained by wickedness do not profit,
    (B)but righteousness delivers from death.

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21 (A)An inheritance gained hastily in the beginning
    will not be blessed in the end.

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(A)The getting of treasures by a lying tongue
    is a (B)fleeting (C)vapor and a (D)snare of death.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 21:6 Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Latin; most Hebrew manuscripts vapor for those who seek death

20 A faithful man will abound with blessings,
    but whoever hastens to be rich (A)will not go unpunished.

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22 A (A)stingy man[a] (B)hastens after wealth
    and does not know that (C)poverty will come upon him.

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 28:22 Hebrew A man whose eye is evil

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