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Ecclesiastes 5:7-9 New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)

With many dreams come vanities and a multitude of words;[a] but fear God.

If you see in a province the oppression of the poor and the violation of justice and right, do not be amazed at the matter; for the high official is watched by a higher, and there are yet higher ones over them. But all things considered, this is an advantage for a land: a king for a plowed field.[b]

Footnotes:

  1. Ecclesiastes 5:7 Meaning of Heb uncertain
  2. Ecclesiastes 5:9 Meaning of Heb uncertain
New Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (NRSVCE)

New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright © 1989, 1993 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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