James 5:1-6 ESV

Warning to the Rich

1 Come now, 1you rich, weep and howl for the 2miseries that are coming upon you.

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2 3Your riches have rotted and 4your garments are moth-eaten.

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3 Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. 5You have laid up treasure 6in the last days.

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      4 Behold, 7the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and 8the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of 9the Lord of hosts.

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      5 10You have lived on the earth in luxury and 11in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in 12a day of slaughter.

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      6 You have condemned and 13murdered 14the righteous person. He does not resist you.

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