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13 This is the fate of fools,
    though they are remembered as being wise.[a] Interlude

14 Like sheep, they are led to the grave,[b]
    where death will be their shepherd.
In the morning the godly will rule over them.
    Their bodies will rot in the grave,
    far from their grand estates.
15 But as for me, God will redeem my life.
    He will snatch me from the power of the grave. Interlude

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Footnotes

  1. 49:13 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  2. 49:14 Hebrew Sheol; also in 49:14b, 15.
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