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Give a portion to seven, even to eight, for you do not know what will come about on this miserable

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Give generously; give very generously. Since this world has many harsh and terrible experiences you do not know what will happen to your wealth if you horde it, so you might as well help others with it.


1: “Miserable”

This is the word for “sin, bad, unpleasant, displeasing, injurious, misery, etc.” Here it probably does not refer to sin but to the hardships of life which can take away someone’s fortune in an instant.