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Habakkuk 2:5

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Wealth* is treacherous,

and the arrogant are never at rest.

They open their mouths as wide as the grave,*

and like death, they are never satisfied.

In their greed they have gathered up many nations

and swallowed many peoples.

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2:5a As in Dead Sea Scroll 1QpHab; other Hebrew manuscripts read Wine.


2:5b Hebrew as Sheol.