3 Mortals put an end to the darkness; they search out the farthest recesses for ore in the blackest darkness.
4 Far from human dwellings they cut a shaft, in places untouched by human feet; far from other people they dangle and sway.
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5 The earth, from which food comes, is transformed below as by fire;
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6 lapis lazuli comes from its rocks, and its dust contains nuggets of gold.
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7 No bird of prey knows that hidden path, no falcon’s eye has seen it.
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      8 Proud beasts do not set foot on it, and no lion prowls there.
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      9 People assault the flinty rock with their hands and lay bare the roots of the mountains.
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      10 They tunnel through the rock; their eyes see all its treasures.
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      11 They searcha the sources of the rivers and bring hidden things to light.
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        • Š 28:11 - Septuagint, Aquila and Vulgate; Hebrew "They dam up"
          12 But where can wisdom be found? Where does understanding dwell?
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          13 No mortal comprehends its worth; it cannot be found in the land of the living.