Ecclesiastes 5:7-9 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
Gain and Loss of Goods. 7 If you see oppression of the poor, and violation of rights and justice in the realm, do not be astonished by the fact, for the high official has another higher than he watching him and above these are others higher still—. 8 But profitable for a land in such circumstances is a king concerned about cultivation.
9 The covetous are never satisfied with money, nor lovers of wealth with their gain; so this too is vanity.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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