We have become an object of disdain to our neighbors; those who live on our borders taunt and insult us. 1
You made us 1 an object of disdain to our neighbors; those who live on our borders taunt and insult us. 2
You have made our neighbors dislike us, 1 and our enemies insult us.
All who pass by 1 have robbed him; he has become an object of disdain to his neighbors.
Pay back our neighbors in full! 1 May they be insulted the same way they insulted you, O Lord! 2
No resident of Zion 1 will say, “I am ill”; the people who live there will have their sin forgiven.
You engaged in prostitution with the Egyptians, your sexually aroused neighbors, 1 multiplying your promiscuity and provoking me to anger.
Every 1 woman will ask her neighbor and the one who happens to be staying 2 in her house for items of silver and gold 3 and for clothing. You will put these articles on your sons and daughters – thus you will plunder Egypt!” 4
The neighbor women named him, saying, “A son has been born to Naomi.” They named him Obed. 1 Now he became the father of Jesse – David’s father!
He said, “Go and ask all your neighbors for empty containers. 1 Get as many as you can. 2
Because of all my enemies, people disdain me; 1 my neighbors are appalled by my suffering 2 – those who know me are horrified by my condition; 3 those who see me in the street run away from me.
Do not forsake your friend and your father’s friend, and do not enter your brother’s house in the day of your disaster; a neighbor nearby is better than a brother far away. 1
But I will strip everything away from Esau’s descendants. I will uncover their hiding places so they cannot hide. Their children, relatives, and neighbors will all be destroyed. Not one of them will be left!
Edom will be destroyed like Sodom and Gomorrah and the towns that were around them. No one will live there. No human being will settle in it,” says the Lord.
The inhabitants 1 of Samaria will lament 2 over the calf idol 3 of Beth Aven. 4 Its people will mourn over it; its idolatrous priests will wail 5 over it, 6 because its splendor will be taken from them 7 into exile.
If any household is too small 1 for a lamb, 2 the man 3 and his next-door neighbor 4 are to take 5 a lamb according to the number of people – you will make your count for the lamb according to how much each one can eat. 6
Get up now, 1 resume your journey, heading for 2 the Amorite hill country, to all its areas 3 including the arid country, 4 the highlands, the Shephelah, 5 the Negev, 6 and the coastal plain – all of Canaan and Lebanon as far as the Great River, that is, the Euphrates.
So, this is what the Lord says: ‘I will assuredly 1 make these people stumble to their doom. 2 Parents and children will stumble and fall to their destruction. 3 Friends and neighbors will die.’
“I, the Lord, also have something to say concerning 1 the wicked nations who surround my land 2 and have attacked and plundered 3 the land that I gave to my people as a permanent possession. 4 I say: ‘I will uproot the people of those nations from their lands and I will free the people of Judah who have been taken there. 5
I will destroy Babylonia just like I did Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighboring towns. No one will live there. 1 No human being will settle in it,” says the Lord. 2