14 For she leaves her eggs on the ground,
And warms them in the dust;
15 She forgets that a foot may crush them,
Or that a wild beast may break them.
16 She (A)treats her young harshly, as though they were not hers;
Her labor is in vain, without [a]concern,
17 Because God deprived her of wisdom,
And did not (B)endow her with understanding.

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  1. Job 39:16 Lit. fear

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