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The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible

Lamentations 3:64

Render unto them a recompence, O Lord, according to the work
of their hands.
] The Septuagint and Vulgate Latin versions render this, and the following verses, not as petitions, but as prophecies of what should be; but they seem rather to be expressed by way of request; and here, that God would deal with them according to the law of retaliation, and requite them according to what they had done; that he would do to them as they had done to the Lord's people, and others; and this is ordered to be done particularly to the Chaldeans, or Babylonians, (Jeremiah 50:15,29) .

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Bibliography Information
Gill, John. "Commentary on Lamentations 3:64". "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/geb/view.cgi?book=la&chapter=003&verse=064>. 1999.