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But when Isaac's servants dug in the valley and found there a well of flowing water,
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He dug it all around, removed its stones, And planted it with the choicest vine And He built a tower in the middle of it And also hewed out a wine vat in it; Then He expected it to produce good grapes, But it produced only worthless ones.
"The manager said to himself, 'What shall I do, since my master is taking the management away from me? I am not strong enough to dig; I am ashamed to beg.
"Man puts an end to darkness, And to the farthest limit he searches out The rock in gloom and deep shadow. "He sinks a shaft far from habitation, Forgotten by the foot; They hang and swing to and fro far from men. "The earth, from it comes food, And underneath it is turned up as fire.read more.
"Its rocks are the source of sapphires, And its dust contains gold. "The path no bird of prey knows, Nor has the falcon's eye caught sight of it. "The proud beasts have not trodden it, Nor has the fierce lion passed over it. "He puts his hand on the flint; He overturns the mountains at the base. "He dams up the streams from flowing, And what is hidden he brings out to the light.