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Robbery always claims the life of the robber--this is what happens to anyone who lives by violence.
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Wisdom preacheth abroad, she uttereth her voice in the streets:
Proverbs 15:27 He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house: but he that hateth bribes shall live. By mercy and faith sins are purged away: and by the fear of the Lord every one declineth from evil.
Proverbs 23:3,4 Be not desirous of his meats, in which is the bread of deceit. . . .
2 Samuel 18:11-13 And Joab said to the man that told him: If thou sawest him, why didst thou not stab him to the ground, and I would have given thee ten sicles of silver, and a belt? . . .
2 Kings 5:20-27 But Giezi, the servant of the man of God, said: My master hath spared Naaman this Syrian, in not receiving of him that which he brought: as the Lord liveth, I will run after him, and take something of him. . . .
Jeremiah 22:17-19 But thy eyes and thy heart are set upon covetousness, and upon shedding innocent blood, and upon oppression, and running after evil works. . . .
Micah 2:1-3 Make thee bald, and be polled for thy delicate children: enlarge thy baldness as the eagle: for they are carried into captivity from thee. . . .
Micah 3:10-12 Hear this, ye princes of the house of Jacob, and ye judges of the house of Israel: you that abhor judgment and pervert all that is right. . . .
Habakkuk 2:9 Woe to him that gathereth together an evil covetousness to his house, that his nest may be on high, and thinketh he may be delivered out of the hand of evil.
Acts 8:19,20 Saying: Give me also this power, that on whomsoever I shall lay my hands, he may receive the Holy Ghost. But Peter said to him: . . .
1 Timothy 3:3 Not given to wine, no striker, but modest, not quarrelsome, not covetous, but
1 Timothy 6:9,10 For they that will become rich fall into temptation and into the snare of the devil and into many unprofitable and hurtful desires, which drown men into destruction and perdition. . . .
James 5:1-4 Go to now, ye rich men: weep and howl in your miseries, which shall come upon you. . . .
2 Peter 2:3,14-16 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not. . . .
Job 31:39 If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, and have afflicted the son of the tillers thereof:
Ecclesiastes 5:13 There is also another grievous evil, which I have seen under the sun: riches kept to the hurt of the owner.
ContextThe Enticement of Sin
…18So the ways of every covetous man destroy the souls of the possessors. 19Wisdom preacheth abroad, she uttereth her voice in the streets:
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house: but he that hateth bribes shall live. By mercy and faith sins are purged away: and by the fear of the Lord every one declineth from evil.
At the head of multitudes she crieth out, in the entrance of the gates of the city she uttereth her words, saying:
Additional TranslationsSuch is the fate of all who are greedy, whose unjust gain takes the lives of its possessors.So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of the owners thereof.
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; It taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
These are the ways of all that perform lawless deeds; for by ungodliness they destroy their own life.
So are the paths of every one that is greedy of gain: it taketh away the life of its possessors.
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; it taketh away the life of the owners thereof.
So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; who taketh away the life of its owners.
So are the ways of everyone who is greedy for gain. It takes away the life of its owners.
So are the paths of every gainer of dishonest gain, The life of its owners it taketh.
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