16 Those who see you stare at you,
    they ponder your fate:(A)
“Is this the man who shook(B) the earth
    and made kingdoms tremble,
17 the man who made the world a wilderness,(C)
    who overthrew(D) its cities
    and would not let his captives go home?”(E)

18 All the kings of the nations lie in state,
    each in his own tomb.(F)
19 But you are cast out(G) of your tomb
    like a rejected branch;
you are covered with the slain,(H)
    with those pierced by the sword,(I)
    those who descend to the stones of the pit.(J)
Like a corpse trampled underfoot,
20     you will not join them in burial,(K)
for you have destroyed your land
    and killed your people.

Let the offspring(L) of the wicked(M)
    never be mentioned(N) again.

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