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Surely a man walks about as a mere shadow;[a]
surely in vain they bustle about.
He heaps up possessions but does not know who will gather them in.
And now, O Lord, for what do I wait?
My hope is for you.
From all my transgressions deliver me;
do not make me the taunt of the fool.

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  1. Psalm 39:6 Literally “image”

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