-they were hurting
The word lastimaban is the imperfect form of lastimar in the third person plural.
See the full lastimar conjugation


Me dijo que lo lastimaban.
He said that they hurt him.
Mientras estabas en la calle con tus amigos, aquí lastimaban a mi gente.
While you out there in the street running around with your friends, my people in here getting hurt.
Me lastimaban los pies.
They hurt my feet.
Mi terquedad y mi fuerte insistencia lastimaban los sentimientos de las personas a mi alrededor y les hacía derramar lágrimas. No me había dado cuenta de cuán inapropiadas eran mis acciones en el santuario.
My stubbornness and strong insistence hurt the feelings of people around me and made them shed tears. I did not realize how inappropriate my action was in the sanctuary.
Realmente me lastimaban en el momento, y...
I was really hurting at the time, and...
Entonces hice cosas que me lastimaban a mí y a todos los de mi alrededor.
So I've done things to me hurting themselves and all around me.
De pronto se me apareció una figura muy bella con muchos resplendores que no me lastimaban nada los ojos.
Suddenly a very beautiful figure appeared to me, shining brilliantly without hurting my eyes.
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