Jeremiah 5:27-29 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
27 Their houses are as full of treachery
as a bird-cage is of birds;
Therefore they grow powerful and rich,
28 fat and sleek.
They pass over wicked deeds;
justice they do not defend
By advancing the claim of the orphan
or judging the cause of the poor.
29 Shall I not punish these things?—oracle of the Lord;
on a nation such as this shall I not take vengeance?
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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