“The Lord brings death and makes alive;(A)
    he brings down to the grave and raises up.(B)
The Lord sends poverty and wealth;(C)
    he humbles and he exalts.(D)
He raises(E) the poor(F) from the dust(G)
    and lifts the needy(H) from the ash heap;
he seats them with princes
    and has them inherit a throne of honor.(I)

“For the foundations(J) of the earth are the Lord’s;
    on them he has set the world.

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