You cause my friends and neighbors to keep their distance; 1 those who know me leave me alone in the darkness. 2
You have taken my companions and loved ones from me; the darkness is my closest friend.
You have removed lover and friend far from me; My acquaintances are in darkness.
You have taken away my companions and loved ones; only darkness remains.
You made lover and neighbor alike dump me; the only friend I have left is Darkness.
You have sent my friends and lovers far from me; I am gone from the memory of those who are dear to me.
You have caused friend and neighbor to shun me; my companions are in darkness.
Loved one and friend You have put far from me, And my acquaintances into darkness.
hast thou put far
from me, [and] mine acquaintance
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to keep their distance; those who know
me leave me alone in the darkness.
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1 tn Heb “you cause to be far from me friend and neighbor.”
2 tn Heb “those known by me, darkness.”