I am regarded as worthless, like a broken jar. 2
the terrifying news that comes from every direction. 4
When they plot together against me,
they figure out how they can take my life.
1 tn Heb “I am forgotten, like a dead man, from [the] heart.” The “heart” is here viewed as the center of one’s thoughts.
2 tn Heb “I am like a broken jar.” One throws away a broken jar without a second thought because it is considered worthless and useless.
3 tn Heb “the report of many.”
4 tn Heb “the terror from all around.”