10 He makes them listen to correction and commands them to repent of their evil.

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11 If they obey and serve him, they will spend the rest of their days in prosperity and their years in contentment.
12 But if they do not listen, they will perish by the swordaand die without knowledge.

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    • ž 36:12 - Or "will cross the river"
      13 “The godless in heart harbor resentment; even when he fetters them, they do not cry for help.

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      14 They die in their youth, among male prostitutes of the shrines.

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      15 But those who suffer he delivers in their suffering; he speaks to them in their affliction.

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      16 “He is wooing you from the jaws of distress to a spacious place free from restriction, to the comfort of your table laden with choice food.
      17 But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked; judgment and justice have taken hold of you.

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      18 Be careful that no one entices you by riches; do not let a large bribe turn you aside.

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      19 Would your wealth or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress?

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      20 Do not long for the night, to drag people away from their homes.b

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        • Ÿ 36:20 - The meaning of the Hebrew for verses 18-20 is uncertain.