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I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken Or his descendants begging bread.
The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
"The manager said to himself, 'What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig; I am ashamed to beg.
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And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will."
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.
"And a poor man named Lazarus was laid at his gate, covered with sores,
And a man who had been lame from his mother's womb was being carried along, whom they used to set down every day at the gate of the temple which is called Beautiful, in order to beg alms of those who were entering the temple.
"They push the needy aside from the road; The poor of the land are made to hide themselves altogether.
"For when the ear heard, it called me blessed, And when the eye saw, it gave witness of me,
So he again sent the captain of a third fifty with his fifty. When the third captain of fifty went up, he came and bowed down on his knees before Elijah, and begged him and said to him, "O man of God, please let my life and the lives of these fifty servants of yours be precious in your sight.
"So the slave fell to the ground and prostrated himself before him, saying, 'Have patience with me and I will repay you everything.'