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«A Song of Ascents. By Solomon
Unless Yahweh builds the house, they labor in vain who build it. Unless Yahweh watches over the city, the watchman guards it in vain.
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It is vain for you to rise up early, to stay up late, eating the bread of toil; for he gives sleep to his loved ones.
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Behold, children are a heritage of Yahweh. The fruit of the womb is his reward.
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As arrows in the hand of a mighty man, so are the children of youth.
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Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them. They won't be disappointed when they speak with their enemies in the gate.