2:14 The Lord was furious with Israel 1 and handed them over to robbers who plundered them. 2 He turned them over to 3 their enemies who lived around them. They could not withstand their enemies’ attacks. 4
1 tn Or “The
2 tn Heb “robbers who robbed them.” (The verb שָׁסָה [shasah] appears twice in the verse.)
sn The expression robbers who plundered them is a derogatory reference to the enemy nations, as the next line indicates.
3 tn Heb “sold them into the hands of.”
4 tn The word “attacks” is supplied in the translation both for clarity and for stylistic reasons.
5 tn Or “The
6 tn Heb “Because this nation.”
7 tn Heb “my covenant which I commanded their fathers.”
8 tn Heb “and has not listened to my voice.” The expression “to not listen to [God’s] voice” is idiomatic here for disobeying him.