Ecclesiastes 5:8-9 NLT

8 If you see a poor person being oppressed by the powerful and justice being miscarried throughout the land, don't be surprised! For every official is under orders from higher up, and matters of justice only get lost in red tape and bureaucracy.
9 Even the king milks the land for his own profit! a

References for Ecclesiastes 5:9

    • d 5:9 - The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.