for we were born only yesterday and know nothing,(A)
    and our days on earth are but a shadow.(B)

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“Show me, Lord, my life’s end
    and the number of my days;(A)
    let me know how fleeting(B) my life is.(C)

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11 My days are like the evening shadow;(A)
    I wither(B) away like grass.

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23 I fade away like an evening shadow;(A)
    I am shaken off like a locust.

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They are like a breath;(A)
    their days are like a fleeting shadow.(B)

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12 For who knows what is good for a person in life, during the few and meaningless days(A) they pass through like a shadow?(B) Who can tell them what will happen under the sun after they are gone?

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