The Lord’s gift remains constant to the devout
  and his goodwill means a good journey for ever.
Persevere at your duty, take pleasure in doing it,
  and grow old at your work.
Do not be astonished at the sinner’s achievements;
  trust the Lord and keep to your duty;
since it is a trifle in the eyes of the Lord,
The devout man receives the Lord’s blessing as his reward,
  in a moment God brings his blessing to flower.
Do not say, ‘What are my needs,
  what will be my profits in future?’
And do not say, ‘I am self-supporting,
  what losses can I suffer in future?’
In a time of profit, losses are forgotten,
  and in a time of loss, no one remembers profits.

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