16 I despise my life;(A) I would not live forever.(B)
    Let me alone;(C) my days have no meaning.(D)

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But better than both
    is the one who has never been born,(A)
who has not seen the evil
    that is done under the sun.(B)

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Wherever I banish them,(A) all the survivors of this evil nation will prefer death to life,(B) declares the Lord Almighty.’

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