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wisdom 5:8-11

8 What has our arrogance profited us?
And what good has our boasted wealth brought us?

9 ‘All those things have vanished like a shadow,
and like a rumour that passes by;
10 like a ship that sails through the billowy water,
and when it has passed no trace can be found,
no track of its keel in the waves;
11 or as, when a bird flies through the air,
no evidence of its passage is found;
the light air, lashed by the beat of its pinions
and pierced by the force of its rushing flight,
is traversed by the movement of its wings,
and afterwards no sign of its coming is found there;


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