New American Standard Bible
You give us as sheep to be eaten And have scattered us among the nations.
King James Bible
Thou hast given us like sheep appointed for meat; and hast scattered us among the heathen.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast given us over like sheep appointed for meat, and hast scattered us among the nations;
World English Bible
You have made us like sheep for food, and have scattered us among the nations.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou makest us food like sheep, And among nations Thou hast scattered us.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thou hast given us like sheep appointed for meat - Margin, as in Hebrew, "as sheep of meat." That is, as sheep are killed for food, so thou hast allowed us to be put to death.
And hast scattered us among the heathen - Among the surrounding nations. See the notes at Psalm 44:2. That is, they had been discomfited in war; many had fled into surrounding countries; many had been carried away captive. All this undoubtedly occurred at the time at which I have supposed that the psalm was written - the time immediately preceding the Babylonian captivity.
LibraryThe Story of God's Mighty Acts
Now, my dear friends, this morning I intend to recall to your minds some of the wondrous things which God has done in the olden time. My aim and object will be to excite your minds to seek after the like; that looking back upon what God has done, you may be induced to look forward with the eye of expectation, hoping that he will again stretch forth his potent hand and his holy arm, and repeat those mighty acts he performed in ancient days. First, I shall speak of the marvellous stories which our …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
Just as it is written, "FOR YOUR SAKE WE ARE BEING PUT TO DEATH ALL DAY LONG; WE WERE CONSIDERED AS SHEEP TO BE SLAUGHTERED."
'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.
"The LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the LORD drives you.
"Moreover, the LORD will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other end of the earth; and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone, which you or your fathers have not known.
But for Your sake we are killed all day long; We are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.
And that He would cast their seed among the nations And scatter them in the lands.
Therefore, fathers will eat their sons among you, and sons will eat their fathers; for I will execute judgments on you and scatter all your remnant to every wind.
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