Lamentations 3:45
New International Version
You have made us scum and refuse among the nations.

New Living Translation
You have discarded us as refuse and garbage among the nations.

English Standard Version
You have made us scum and garbage among the peoples.

Berean Study Bible
You have made us scum and refuse among the nations.

King James Bible
Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the people.

New King James Version
You have made us an offscouring and refuse In the midst of the peoples.

New American Standard Bible
You have made us mere refuse and rubbish In the midst of the peoples.

NASB 1995
You have made us mere offscouring and refuse In the midst of the peoples.

NASB 1977
Mere offscouring and refuse Thou hast made us In the midst of the peoples.

Amplified Bible
You have made us scum and refuse Among the peoples (Gentile nations).

Christian Standard Bible
You have made us disgusting filth among the peoples.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You have made us disgusting filth among the peoples.

American Standard Version
Thou hast made us an off-scouring and refuse in the midst of the peoples.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You have caused us to be uprooted and rejected among the nations

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and be cast off. AIN. Thou hast set us alone in the midst of the nations.

Contemporary English Version
You allowed nations to treat us like garbage;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Samech. Thou hast made me as an outcast, and refuse in the midst of the people.

English Revised Version
Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the peoples.

Good News Translation
You have made us the garbage dump of the world.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You made us the scum and trash of the nations.

International Standard Version
You have reduced us to scum and garbage among the nations.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou hast made us as the offscouring and refuse In the midst of the peoples.

Literal Standard Version
Outcast and refuse You make us In the midst of the peoples.

NET Bible
You make us like filthy scum in the estimation of the nations.

New Heart English Bible
You have made us rubbish and refuse in the midst of the peoples.

World English Bible
You have made us an off-scouring and refuse in the midst of the peoples.

Young's Literal Translation
Offscouring and refuse Thou dost make us In the midst of the peoples.

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Justice
44You have covered Yourself with a cloud that no prayer can pass through. 45You have made us scum and refuse among the nations. 46All our enemies open their mouths against us.…

Cross References
1 Corinthians 4:13
when we are slandered, we answer gently. Up to this moment we have become the scum of the earth, the refuse of the world.

Lamentations 3:46
All our enemies open their mouths against us.


Treasury of Scripture

You have made us as the offscouring and refuse in the middle of the people.

as

Lamentations 3:14
I was a derision to all my people; and their song all the day.

Lamentations 2:15
All that pass by clap their hands at thee; they hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men call The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?

Lamentations 4:14,15
They have wandered as blind men in the streets, they have polluted themselves with blood, so that men could not touch their garments…









(45) In the midst of the people.--Literally, peoples: i.e., the heathen nations of the world. A like phrase meets us in 1Corinthians 4:13.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You have made us
תְּשִׂימֵ֖נוּ (tə·śî·mê·nū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine singular | first person common plural
Strong's 7760: Put -- to put, place, set

scum
סְחִ֧י (sə·ḥî)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5501: Offscouring

and refuse
וּמָא֛וֹס (ū·mā·’ō·ws)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 3973: Refuse

among
בְּקֶ֥רֶב (bə·qe·reḇ)
Preposition-b | Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7130: The nearest part, the center

the nations.
הָעַמִּֽים׃ (hā·‘am·mîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 5971: A people, a tribe, troops, attendants, a flock


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