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

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

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then let my enemy pursue and overtake(A) me;
    let him trample my life to the ground(B)
    and make me sleep in the dust.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 7:5 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here.
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15 My mouth[a] is dried up like a potsherd,(A)
    and my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth;(B)
    you lay me in the dust(C) of death.

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  1. Psalm 22:15 Probable reading of the original Hebrew text; Masoretic Text strength
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You turn people back to dust,
    saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.”(A)

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29 When you hide your face,(A)
    they are terrified;
when you take away their breath,
    they die and return to the dust.(B)

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