17 “What is mankind that you make so much of them, that you give them so much attention,(A)
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16 how much less mortals, who are vile and corrupt,(A) who drink up evil(B) like water!(C)
14 if I say to corruption,(A) ‘You are my father,’ and to the worm,(B) ‘My mother’ or ‘My sister,’
6 how much less a mortal, who is but a maggot— a human being,(A) who is only a worm!”(B)
6 But I am a worm(A) and not a man, scorned by everyone,(B) despised(C) by the people.
14 Do not be afraid,(A) you worm(B) Jacob, little Israel, do not fear,for I myself will help(C) you,” declares the Lord, your Redeemer,(D) the Holy One(E) of Israel.