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Job 31:24–34

24 “If pI have made gold my hope,

Or said to fine gold, ‘You are my confidence’;

25 qIf I have rejoiced because my wealth was great,

And because my hand had gained much;

26 rIf I have observed the 6sun when it shines,

Or the moon moving in brightness,

27 So that my heart has been secretly enticed,

And my mouth has kissed my hand;

28 This also would be an iniquity deserving of judgment,

For I would have denied God who is above.

29 “If sI have rejoiced at the destruction of him who hated me,

Or lifted myself up when evil found him

30 t(Indeed I have not allowed my mouth to sin

By asking for a curse on his 7soul);

31 If the men of my tent have not said,

‘Who is there that has not been satisfied with his meat?’

32 u(But no sojourner had to lodge in the street,

For I have opened my doors to the 8traveler);

33 If I have covered my transgressions vas 9Adam,

By hiding my iniquity in my bosom,

34 Because I feared the great wmultitude,

And dreaded the contempt of families,

So that I kept silence

And did not go out of the door—

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