My heart is suffering, withered like grass;(A)
I even forget to eat my food.(B)

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11 My days are like a lengthening shadow,
and I wither away like grass.(A)

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The grass withers, the flowers fade
when the breath[a] of the Lord blows on them;[b]
indeed, the people are grass.

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Footnotes

  1. 40:7 Or wind, or Spirit
  2. 40:7 Lit it

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