Retribution principle

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The retribution principle (often abbreviated RP) is a term used in Ancient Near East studies and Old Testament studies to refer to various forms of the belief that the righteous will prosper while the wicked will suffer."[1]

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  1. ^ John H. Walton The Lost World of the Israelite Conquest 2017 0830890076 "The retribution principle is the belief that the righteous will prosper and the wicked will suffer, both in proportion to the degree of righteousness and wickedness. This is sometimes extended to the idea that those prospering must be righteous, ..."