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A Lament for the Princes of Israel

19 And you, (A)take up a lamentation for the princes of Israel, and say:

What was your mother? (B)A lioness!
    Among lions she crouched;
in the midst of young lions
    she reared her cubs.
And she brought up one of her cubs;
    (C)he became a young lion,
(D)and he learned to catch prey;
    he devoured men.

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