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Before the silver cord is snapped
    and the golden bowl is broken;
and the jar at the foundation is broken,
    and the wheel at the cistern is broken.
And the dust returns to the earth as it was,
    and the breath returns to God who gave it.

Motto Restated

“Vanity of vanity!” says the Teacher.[a]
    “Everything is vanity!”

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Footnotes

  1. Ecclesiastes 12:8 Hebrew “Qohelet”

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