It is not for (A)kings, Lemuel,
It is not for kings to (B)drink wine,
Or for rulers to desire intoxicating drink,
Otherwise they will drink and forget what is decreed,
And (C)pervert the [a]rights of all the [b]needy.

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  1. Proverbs 31:5 Lit judgment
  2. Proverbs 31:5 Lit sons of affliction

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