30 But if the Lord brings about something totally new, and the earth opens its mouth(A) and swallows them, with everything that belongs to them, and they go down alive into the realm of the dead,(B) then you will know that these men have treated the Lord with contempt.(C)

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Psalm 28

Of David.

To you, Lord, I call;
    you are my Rock,
    do not turn a deaf ear(A) to me.
For if you remain silent,(B)
    I will be like those who go down to the pit.(C)

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You have put me in the lowest pit,
    in the darkest depths.(A)

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14 Therefore no other trees by the waters are ever to tower proudly on high, lifting their tops above the thick foliage. No other trees so well-watered are ever to reach such a height; they are all destined(A) for death,(B) for the earth below, among mortals who go down to the realm of the dead.(C)

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18 “Son of man, wail for the hordes of Egypt and consign(A) to the earth below both her and the daughters of mighty nations, along with those who go down to the pit.(B)

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Though they dig down to the depths below,(A)
    from there my hand will take them.
Though they climb up to the heavens above,(B)
    from there I will bring them down.(C)

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He said:

“In my distress I called(A) to the Lord,(B)
    and he answered me.
From deep in the realm of the dead(C) I called for help,
    and you listened to my cry.

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To the roots of the mountains(A) I sank down;
    the earth beneath barred me in forever.
But you, Lord my God,
    brought my life up from the pit.(B)

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