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Job 34:18 Nor regardeth the rich more than the poor?

The word rendered rich, opulent, or potent, comes either from a root, עשׁי that signifieth to save, because it is in the power of such to save others from hurt and damage; or else from another root, עושׁ that signifieth to cry aloud; because such men use to speak their minds more freely and boldly, as having that which can bear them out.

But God acknowledgeth them not as such;

only of them to whom much is given much shall be required.

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The money of the wicked

As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool. (Jeremiah 17:11    )

God sometimes giveth wealth to the wicked, as men put money into an earthen bottle, which, that they may get out again, they break the bottle in pieces. Continue reading “The money of the wicked”

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