when people lie about us, we answer in a friendly manner. We are the world’s dirt and scum, even now.
when we are slandered, we answer kindly. Up to this moment we have become the scum of the earth, the refuse of the world.
when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.
We respond gently when evil things are said about us. Yet we are treated like the world’s garbage, like everybody’s trash––right up to the present moment.
When they spread rumors about [us], we put in a good word for [them]. We're treated like garbage, potato peelings from the culture's kitchen. And it's not getting any better.
When evil things are said about us we give gentle answers: we are made as the unclean things of the world, as that for which no one has any use, even till now.
when slandered, we speak kindly. We have become like the rubbish of the world, the dregs of all things, to this very day.
being defamed, we entreat. We have been made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things until now.
we are made
of the world
[and are] the offscouring
of all things
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when people lie
about us, we answer in a friendly manner
. We are
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