Do not put your trust in princes,(A)
    in human beings,(B) who cannot save.

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What will you do on the day of reckoning,(A)
    when disaster(B) comes from afar?
To whom will you run for help?(C)
    Where will you leave your riches?

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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)

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But the Egyptians(A) are mere mortals and not God;(B)
    their horses(C) are flesh and not spirit.
When the Lord stretches out his hand,(D)
    those who help will stumble,
    those who are helped(E) will fall;
    all will perish together.(F)

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36 Why do you go about so much,
    changing(A) your ways?
You will be disappointed by Egypt(B)
    as you were by Assyria.

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This is what the Lord says:

“Cursed is the one who trusts in man,(A)
    who draws strength from mere flesh
    and whose heart turns away from the Lord.(B)

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