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Old Testament
→ Job → Job's reply to Sophar (Job 12-14)
→ Job stresses God can bring kings and counsellors to nought (Job 12:17-18)
→ Job compares human life to a short-lived flower (Job 14:1-2)
→ Job contrasts man with a tree that can grow again after being cut (Job 14:7-10)
→ Job asks if God will protect him in death (Job 14:13)
→ Job speaks of God having sealed his sins into a bag (Job 14:17)
→ Job compares the human destiny with rocks eroded by a river (Job 14:18)