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You who tear yourself to pieces in your anger, is the earth to be abandoned for your sake? Or must the rocks be moved from their place?

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“The lamp of a wicked man is snuffed out; the flame of his fire stops burning.

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The light in his tent becomes dark; the lamp beside him goes out.

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The vigor of his step is weakened; his own schemes throw him down.

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