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OPPRESSION OF THE POOR

One of sins crying to heaven for vengeance, recalling the oppression of the Jews in Egypt, "The sons of Israel, groaning in their slavery, cried out for help and from the depths of their slavery their cry came to God" (Exodus 2:23).

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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