They spring up like flowers(A) and wither away;(B)
    like fleeting shadows,(C) they do not endure.(D)

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20 You overpower them once for all, and they are gone;(A)
    you change their countenance and send them away.(B)

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33 He will be like a vine stripped of its unripe grapes,(A)
    like an olive tree shedding its blossoms.(B)

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he will perish forever,(A) like his own dung;
    those who have seen him will say, ‘Where is he?’(B)

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24 For a little while they are exalted, and then they are gone;(A)
    they are brought low and gathered up like all others;(B)
    they are cut off like heads of grain.(C)

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47 Remember how fleeting is my life.(A)
    For what futility you have created all humanity!

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Yet you sweep people away(A) in the sleep of death—
    they are like the new grass of the morning:
In the morning it springs up new,
    but by evening it is dry and withered.(B)

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14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.(A)

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