15 “The leech has two daughters.
    ‘Give! Give!’ they cry.

“There are three things that are never satisfied,(A)
    four that never say, ‘Enough!’:
16 the grave,(B) the barren womb,
    land, which is never satisfied with water,
    and fire, which never says, ‘Enough!’

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indeed, wine(A) betrays him;
    he is arrogant(B) and never at rest.
Because he is as greedy as the grave
    and like death is never satisfied,(C)
he gathers to himself all the nations
    and takes captive(D) all the peoples.

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