A Time To Die
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As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes. When the wind has passed over it, it is no more, And its place acknowledges it no longer.
"My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, And come to an end without hope. "Remember that my life is but breath; My eye will not again see good. "The eye of him who sees me will behold me no longer; Your eyes will be on me, but I will not be.
"Man, who is born of woman, Is short-lived and full of turmoil. "Like a flower he comes forth and withers He also flees like a shadow and does not remain.
When the time for Israel to die drew near, he called his son Joseph and said to him, "Please, if I have found favor in your sight, place now your hand under my thigh and deal with me in kindness and faithfulness. Please do not bury me in Egypt,
"But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your soul is required of you; and now who will own what you have prepared?'