He was despised and rejected by mankind,
    a man of suffering,(A) and familiar with pain.(B)
Like one from whom people hide(C) their faces
    he was despised,(D) and we held him in low esteem.

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17 But the Lord inflicted(A) serious diseases on Pharaoh and his household(B) because of Abram’s wife Sarai.

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21 I went away full, but the Lord has brought me back empty.(A) Why call me Naomi? The Lord has afflicted[a] me;(B) the Almighty has brought misfortune upon me.”

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Footnotes

  1. Ruth 1:21 Or has testified against