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30:17 The eye that mocks. The contemptuous look can be as poisonous as words. Dishonor toward parents, evidence of breakdown in the most basic human relationship, deserves the ultimate curse.
picked . . . ravens. The words portray the fate of the corpse that lies unburied, with special attention to the offending eye.