20 “Why is light given to those in misery,
    and life to the bitter of soul,(A)
21 to those who long for death that does not come,(B)
    who search for it more than for hidden treasure,(C)
22 who are filled with gladness
    and rejoice when they reach the grave?(D)
23 Why is life given to a man
    whose way is hidden,(E)
    whom God has hedged in?(F)
24 For sighing(G) has become my daily food;(H)
    my groans(I) pour out like water.(J)
25 What I feared has come upon me;
    what I dreaded(K) has happened to me.(L)
26 I have no peace,(M) no quietness;
    I have no rest,(N) but only turmoil.”(O)

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