Moses said to them, “No one 1 is to keep any of it 2 until morning.”
So what advantage does a wise man have over a fool? 1 And what advantage 2 does a pauper gain by knowing how to survive? 3
So do not be excessively righteous or excessively 1 wise; 2 otherwise 3 you might 4 be disappointed. 5
If any of the meat from the consecration offerings 1 or any of the bread is left over 2 until morning, then you are to burn up 3 what is left over. It must not be eaten, 4 because it is holy.
So I thought to myself, “The fate of the fool will happen even to me! 1 Then what did I gain by becoming so excessively 2 wise?” 3 So I lamented to myself, 4 “The benefits of wisdom 5 are ultimately 6 meaningless!”
It will happen in all the land, says the Lord, that two-thirds of the people 1 in it will be cut off and die, but one-third will be left in it. 2
‘Look, a time is 1 coming when everything in your palace and the things your ancestors have accumulated to this day will be carried away to Babylon; nothing will be left,’ says the Lord.
So Haman came in, and the king said to him, “What should be done for the man whom the king wishes to honor?” Haman thought to himself, 1 “Who is it that the king would want to honor more than me?”
‘Look, a time is coming when everything in your palace and the things your ancestors 1 have accumulated to this day will be carried away to Babylon; nothing will be left,’ says the Lord.