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Now then, listen to this, you lover of pleasure.
    You live securely and say to yourself,
        “I’m the only one, and there’s no one else.
            I won’t live as a widow.
            I won’t suffer the loss of children.”
In one day both of these will happen to you instantly:
    the loss of your children and your husband.
All this will happen to you in spite of
    your evil magic and your many spells.
10 You feel safe in your wickedness
    and say, “No one can see me.”
Your wisdom and knowledge have led you astray,
    so you say to yourself,
        “I’m the only one, and there’s no one else.”

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“Now then, listen, you lover of pleasure,
    lounging in your security(A)
and saying to yourself,
    ‘I am, and there is none besides me.(B)
I will never be a widow(C)
    or suffer the loss of children.’
Both of these will overtake you
    in a moment,(D) on a single day:
    loss of children(E) and widowhood.(F)
They will come upon you in full measure,
    in spite of your many sorceries(G)
    and all your potent spells.(H)
10 You have trusted(I) in your wickedness
    and have said, ‘No one sees me.’(J)
Your wisdom(K) and knowledge mislead(L) you
    when you say to yourself,
    ‘I am, and there is none besides me.’

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