For wisdom provides
Like a servant
My eyes have grown dim
As for you, the one who lives
I am fading away like a shadow at the end of the day;
Hezekiah answered, “It is easy for the shadow to lengthen ten steps, but not for it
He grows up
Protect me as you would protect the pupil of your eye!
For you are my deliverer;
The mountains were covered by its shadow, the highest cedars
My days are coming to an end,
The Lord is your protector; the Lord is the shade at your right hand.
For we were born yesterday
By day it will be a shelter to provide shade from the heat, as well as safety and protection from the heavy downpour.
They travel down to Egypt without seeking my will,
But Pharaoh’s protection will bring you nothing but shame, and the safety of Egypt’s protective shade nothing but humiliation.
He made my mouth like a sharp sword, he hid me in the hollow of his hand; he made me like a sharpened