And you, 1take up a lamentation for the princes of Israel,
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and say: What was your mother? 2A lioness! Among lions she crouched; in the midst of young lions she reared her cubs.
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And she brought up one of her cubs; 3he became a young lion, 4and he learned to catch prey; he devoured men.
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The nations heard about him; 5he was caught in their pit, 6and they brought him with hooks to the land of Egypt.
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When she saw that she waited in vain, that her hope was lost, 7she took another of her cubs and made him a young lion.
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He prowled among the lions; he became a young lion, and he learned to catch prey; he devoured men,