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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