Surely a man (A)goes about as a shadow!
Surely for nothing[a] they are in turmoil;
    man (B)heaps up wealth and does not know who will gather!

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait?
    (C)My hope is in you.
Deliver me from all my transgressions.
    (D)Do not make me the scorn of the fool!

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 39:6 Hebrew Surely as a breath

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