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Lamentations 3:30


3:30 Let him offer his cheek to the one who hits him; 1 

let him have his fill of insults.

Lamentations 3:45


3:45 You make us like filthy scum 2 

in the estimation 3  of the nations.

1 tn Heb “to the smiter.”

2 tn Heb “offscouring and refuse.” The two nouns סְחִי וּמָאוֹס (sÿkhi umaos) probably form a nominal hendiadys, in which the first noun functions as an adjective and the second retains its full nominal sense: “filthy refuse,” i.e., “filthy scum.”

3 tn Heb “in the midst of.”

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