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IN PRAISE OF GOD'S GOODNESS

If the LORD does not build the house,
the work of the builders is useless;
if the, LORD does not protect the city,
it is useless for the sentries to stand guard.
It is useless to work so hard for a living,
getting up early and going to bed late.

For the LORD provides for those he loves,
while they are asleep.
Children are a gift from the LORD;
they are a real blessing.
The sons a man has when he is young
are like arrows in a soldier's hand.
Happy is the man who has many such arrows.

He will never be defeated,
when he meets his enemies in the place of judgment.

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updated 12 July 2019
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