He wanders about1--food for vultures;2 he knows the day of darkness3 is at hand.4
Distress and anguish5 fill him with terror;6 they overwhelm him, like a king7 poised to attack,
because he shakes his fist8 at God and vaunts himself against the Almighty,9
defiantly charging against him with a thick, strong shield.10
"Though his face is covered with fat and his waist bulges with flesh,11
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