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49C. Let Not the Wise Glory in Their Wisdom

Let not the wise glory in their wisdom.
Let not the mighty glory in their might.
Let not the rich glory in their riches,
let those who glory, glory in the LORD.

Hear this! Open your ears!
Listen, all people everywhere,
both great and small, rich and poor
Listen to these words of wisdom! [Refrain]

Even the wise die.
They leave all their riches to others.
Their money will not let them live forever.
Their greatness cannot keep them from death. [Refrain]

Text Information
First Line: Let not the wise glory in their wisdom
Title: Let Not the Wise Glory in Their Wisdom
Language: English
Publication Date: 2012
Topic: Affliction; Church Year: Easter; Church Year: Good Friday (26 more...)
Notes: Hum refrain melody during the spoken verses. Verses may be read by two voices in alternation.
Tune Information
Name: [Let not the wise glory in their wisdom]
Composer: Julie Howard
Arranger: Vera Lyons
Key: C Major
Copyright: © 1992 Liturgical Press
Notes: Includes Ostinato for Bass Xylophone (or piano down two octaves)

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