and longing to eat what fell from the rich man’s table. Even the dogs came and licked his sores.
and longing to be fed with the crumbs which were falling from the rich man’s table; besides, even the dogs were coming and licking his sores.
As Lazarus lay there longing for scraps from the rich man’s table, the dogs would come and lick his open sores.
All he lived for was to get a meal from scraps off the rich man's table. His best friends were the dogs who came and licked his sores.
Desiring the broken bits of food which came from the table of the man of wealth; and even the dogs came and put their tongues on his wounds.
who longed to satisfy his hunger with what fell from the rich man’s table; even the dogs would come and lick his sores.
"desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man’s table. Moreover the dogs came and licked his sores.
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1 tn Grk “to eat his fill,” but this phrase has been simplified as “to eat” for stylistic reasons.
2 tn The term κύνες (kunes) refers to “wild” dogs (either “street” dogs or watchdogs), not house pets (L&N 4.34).
3 sn When the dogs came and licked his sores it meant that he was unclean. See the negative image of Rev 22:15 that draws on this picture.