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Psalms 79:12

Context
NETBible

Pay back our neighbors in full! 1  May they be insulted the same way they insulted you, O Lord! 2 

XREF

Ge 4:15; Le 26:21,28; Ps 44:16; Ps 74:18-22; Isa 65:5-7; Jer 32:18; Lu 6:38

NET © Notes

tn Heb “Return to our neighbors sevenfold into their lap.” The number seven is used rhetorically to express the thorough nature of the action. For other rhetorical/figurative uses of the Hebrew phrase שִׁבְעָתַיִם (shivatayim, “seven times”) see Gen 4:15, 24; Ps 12:6; Prov 6:31; Isa 30:26.

tn Heb “their reproach with which they reproached you, O Lord.”



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