Behold, you have made my days a few handbreadths,
    and (A)my lifetime is as nothing before you.
Surely (B)all mankind stands as a mere breath! Selah
    Surely a man (C)goes about as a shadow!
Surely for nothing[a] they are in turmoil;
    man (D)heaps up wealth and does not know who will gather!

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait?
    (E)My hope is in you.

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 39:6 Hebrew Surely as a breath

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