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Habakkuk 2:5-9 (New International Version)

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5 indeed, wine1 betrays him; he is arrogant2 and never at rest. Because he is as greedy as the gravea and like death is never satisfied,3 he gathers to himself all the nations and takes captive4 all the peoples. 6 "Will not all of them taunt5 him with ridicule and scorn, saying, " 'Woe to him who piles up stolen goods and makes himself wealthy by extortion!6 How long must this go on?' 7 Will not your debtorsb suddenly arise? Will they not wake up and make you tremble? Then you will become their victim.7 8 Because you have plundered many nations, the peoples who are left will plunder you.8 For you have shed man's blood;9 you have destroyed lands and cities and everyone in them.10 9 "Woe to him who builds11 his realm by unjust gain12 to set his nest13 on high, to escape the clutches of ruin!
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