everyone comes to shame
    through (A)a people that cannot profit them,
that brings neither help nor profit,
    but shame and disgrace.”

An (B)oracle on (C)the beasts of (D)the Negeb.

Through a land of trouble and anguish,
    from where come the lioness and the lion,
    the adder and the (E)flying fiery serpent,
they carry their riches on the backs of donkeys,
    and their treasures on the humps of camels,
    to a people that cannot profit them.
Egypt's (F)help is worthless and empty;
    therefore I have called her
    (G)“Rahab who sits still.”

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everyone will be put to shame
    because of a people(A) useless(B) to them,
who bring neither help(C) nor advantage,
    but only shame and disgrace.(D)

A prophecy(E) concerning the animals of the Negev:(F)

Through a land of hardship and distress,(G)
    of lions(H) and lionesses,
    of adders and darting snakes,(I)
the envoys carry their riches on donkeys’(J) backs,
    their treasures(K) on the humps of camels,
to that unprofitable nation,
    to Egypt, whose help is utterly useless.(L)
Therefore I call her
    Rahab(M) the Do-Nothing.

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