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Ecclesiastes 9:12 ESV

12 For man 1does not know his time. Like fish that are taken in an evil net, and 2like birds that are caught in a snare, so the children of man are 3snared at an evil time, when it suddenly falls upon them.

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  • a 9:2 - Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate; Hebrew lacks and the evil
  • b 9:10 - Or finds to do with your might, do it