how much more those who live in houses of clay,1 whose foundations2 are in the dust,3 who are crushed4 more readily than a moth!5
Between dawn and dusk they are broken to pieces; unnoticed, they perish forever.6
Are not the cords of their tent pulled up,7 so that they die8 without wisdom?'9
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