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1 Whoever wishes for vengeance will find vengeance from the Lord, and he will surely be attentive to his sins.
1 He that revengeth shall find vengeance from the Lord, and he will surely keep his sins in remembrance.
2 Forgive your neighbor, if he has harmed you, and then your sins will be forgiven you when you pray.
2 Forgive thy neighbour the hurt that he hath done unto thee, so shall thy sins also be forgiven when thou prayest.
3 A man holds on to anger against another man, and does he then seek a remedy from God?
3 One man beareth hatred against another, and doth he seek pardon from the Lord?
4 He has no mercy on a man like himself, and does he then entreat for his own sins?
4 He sheweth no mercy to a man, which is like himself: and doth he ask forgiveness of his own sins?
5 He who is but flesh holds on to anger, and does he then request forgiveness from God? Who can obtain pardon for his sins in this way?
5 If he that is but flesh nourish hatred, who will intreat for pardon of his sins?
6 Remember your very end, and let animosities cease.
7 For corruption and death are suspended over his commandments.