But now you are laden with the judgment due the wicked;1 judgment and justice have taken hold of you.2
Be careful that no one entices you by riches; do not let a large bribe3 turn you aside.4
Would your wealth5 or even all your mighty efforts sustain you so you would not be in distress?
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