Ecclesiastes 5:8-9 CSB

The Realities of Wealth

8 If you see oppression of the poor and perversion of justice and righteousness in the province, don't be astonished at the situation, because one official protects another official, and higher officials [protect] them.

References for Ecclesiastes 5:8

      9 The profit from the land is taken by all; the king is served by the field.a

      References for Ecclesiastes 5:9

        • e 5:9 - Or An advantage for the land in every respect is a king for a cultivated field; Hb obscure