You have made us like waste and that for which there is no use, among the peoples.
You treated us like dirty dishwater, threw us out in the backyard of the nations.
You have made us an offscouring and refuse In the midst of the peoples.
Thou hast made us [as] the offscouring and refuse in the midst of the people.
You made us the scum and trash of the nations.
You make us like filthy scum* in the estimation* of the nations.
3:45 You make us like filthy scum351
tn Heb “offscouring and refuse.” The two nouns סְחִי וּמָאוֹס (s˙khi uma’os) 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.”