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Lamentations 3:45


You make us like filthy scum 1  in the estimation 2  of the nations.


De 28:13,37,44; La 2:15; La 3:14; La 4:14,15; 1Co 4:13

NET © Notes

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.”

tn Heb “in the midst of.”

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