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So our bodies return
    to the earth,
and the life-giving breath[a]
    returns to God.
Nothing makes sense.
I have seen it all—
    nothing makes sense.

Respect and Obey God

I was a wise teacher with much understanding, and I collected a number of proverbs that I had carefully studied.

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Footnotes

  1. 12.7 life-giving breath: Or “spirit.”

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