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Chapter 7

(A)Is not life on earth a drudgery,[a]
    its days like those of a hireling?
Like a slave who longs for the shade,
    a hireling who waits for wages,

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Footnotes

  1. 7:1 Drudgery: taken by some to refer to military service; cf. also 14:14.
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