The Lord sends poverty and wealth;(A)
    he humbles and he exalts.(B)
He raises(C) the poor(D) from the dust(E)
    and lifts the needy(F) from the ash heap;
he seats them with princes
    and has them inherit a throne of honor.(G)

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

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“Consider now: Who, being innocent, has ever perished?(A)
    Where were the upright ever destroyed?(B)

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