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16 Therefore he makes sacrifices to his net,[a]
    and burns incense to his fishing net;
For thanks to them his portion is rich,
    and his meal lavish.
17 Shall they, then, keep on drawing his sword
    to slaughter nations without mercy?

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  1. 1:16 He makes sacrifices to his net: the leader attributes victory to the military weapons he wields; he and his weapons have won victory, not any god.

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