1 “Mortals, born of woman, are of few days and full of trouble.
2 They spring up like flowers and wither away; like fleeting shadows, they do not endure.
3 Do you fix your eye on them? Will you bring thema before you for judgment?
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    • t 14:3 - Septuagint, Vulgate and Syriac; Hebrew "me"
      4 Who can bring what is pure from the impure? No one!
      5 A person’s days are determined; you have decreed the number of his months and have set limits he cannot exceed.
      6 So look away from him and let him alone, till he has put in his time like a hired laborer.
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      7 “At least there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.
      8 Its roots may grow old in the ground and its stump die in the soil,
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      9 yet at the scent of water it will bud and put forth shoots like a plant.
      10 But a man dies and is laid low; he breathes his last and is no more.
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