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Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

5:5 day of slaughter. In general (the American revolution being one of the few exceptions), those who fight in wars do not profit from them financially, nor do the common people whose lands and lives are devastated by them. The profiteers are, again, the wealthy bankers and other financiers who underwrite them.

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