lest they drink1 and forget what the law decrees,2 and deprive all the oppressed of their rights.
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Give beer to those who are perishing, wine3 to those who are in anguish;
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let them drink4 and forget their poverty and remember their misery no more.
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"Speak5 up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.
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Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."6
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A wife of noble character7 who can find?8 She is worth far more than rubies.
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Her husband9 has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.10
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She brings him good, not harm, all the days of her life.
She selects wool and flax and works with eager hands.11
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She is like the merchant ships, bringing her food from afar.
She gets up while it is still dark; she provides food for her family and portions for her servant girls.