13 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such & such a town & spend a year there & trade & make a profit”—14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time & then vanishes. 15 Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that.” 16 As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. 17 So whoever knows the right thing to do & fails to do it, for him it is sin.
5:1 Come now, you rich, weep & howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. 2 Your riches have rotted & your garments are moth-eaten. 3 Your gold & silver have corroded, & their corrosion will be evidence against you & will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. 4 Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept