19 By the sweat of your brow(A)
    you will eat your food(B)
until you return to the ground,
    since from it you were taken;
for dust you are
    and to dust you will return.”(C)

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27 Then Abraham spoke up again: “Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes,(A)

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19 how much more those who live in houses of clay,(A)
    whose foundations(B) are in the dust,(C)
    who are crushed(D) more readily than a moth!(E)

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Remember that you molded me like clay.(A)
    Will you now turn me to dust again?(B)

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16 Will it go down to the gates of death?(A)
    Will we descend together into the dust?”(B)

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15 all humanity would perish(A) together
    and mankind would return to the dust.(B)

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You turn people back to dust,
    saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.”(A)

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20 All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return.(A)

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and the dust returns(A) to the ground it came from,
    and the spirit returns to God(B) who gave it.(C)

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