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Ecclesiastes 2:26 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

26 [a]For to the one who pleases God, he gives wisdom and knowledge and joy; but to the one who displeases, God gives the task of gathering possessions for the one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a chase after wind.

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  1. 2:26 According to 7:15 and 9:1–3, God does not make an objective, evidential, moral distinction between saint and sinner. God “gives” as God pleases.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)

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