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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12 But it was uprooted(A) in fury
    and thrown to the ground.
The east wind(B) made it shrivel,
    it was stripped of its fruit;
its strong branches withered
    and fire consumed them.(C)

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26 this is what the Sovereign Lord says: Take off the turban, remove the crown.(A) It will not be as it was: The lowly will be exalted and the exalted will be brought low.(B)

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14 Will your courage endure(A) or your hands(B) be strong in the day I deal with you? I the Lord have spoken,(C) and I will do it.(D)

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13 Then you, my people, will know that I am the Lord,(A) when I open your graves and bring you up from them.(B)

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Israel’s Restoration

11 “In that day

“I will restore David’s(A) fallen shelter(B)
    I will repair its broken walls
    and restore its ruins(C)
    and will rebuild it as it used to be,(D)

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