30 But now they mock(A) me,
men younger than I am,
whose fathers I would have refused to put
with my sheep dogs.

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Now I am mocked by their songs;(A)
I have become an object of scorn to them.

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Jeremiah Compelled to Preach

You deceived me, Lord, and I was deceived.
You seized me and prevailed.
I am a laughingstock all the time;(A)
everyone ridicules me.

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14 I am a laughingstock(A) to all my people,[a]
mocked by their songs(B) all day long.

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Footnotes

  1. Lamentations 3:14 Some Hb mss, LXX, Vg; other Hb mss, Syr read all peoples

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