May you blow them away like smoke—(A)
    as wax melts(B) before the fire,
    may the wicked perish(C) before God.

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For my days vanish like smoke;(A)
    my bones(B) burn like glowing embers.

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Lift up your eyes to the heavens,
    look at the earth beneath;
the heavens will vanish like smoke,(A)
    the earth will wear out like a garment(B)
    and its inhabitants die like flies.
But my salvation(C) will last forever,(D)
    my righteousness will never fail.(E)

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