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Contempt

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Contempt, Examples Of

1 Samuel 25:10

But Nabal answered David's servants and said, "Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master.

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Psalm 78:10

They did not keep the covenant of God And refused to walk in His law;

Zechariah 4:10

"For who has despised the day of small things? But these seven will be glad when they see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel--these are the eyes of the LORD which range to and fro throughout the earth."

Matthew 7:6

"Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.

2 Peter 3:3

Know this first of all, that in the last days mockers will come with their mocking, following after their own lusts,

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Contempt » For the righteous

Nehemiah 4:3

Now Tobiah the Ammonite was near him and he said, "Even what they are building--if a fox should jump on it, he would break their stone wall down!"

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard it, they mocked us and despised us and said, "What is this thing you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?"

Matthew 13:55

"Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not His mother called Mary, and His brothers, James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?

John 9:34

They answered him, "You were born entirely in sins, and are you teaching us?" So they put him out.

1 Samuel 17:28

Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab's anger burned against David and he said, "Why have you come down? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know your insolence and the wickedness of your heart; for you have come down in order to see the battle."

More verses: Psalm 80:6 Psalm 119:22

Contempt » Divine

Psalm 37:13

The Lord laughs at him, For He sees his day is coming.

Psalm 2:4

He who sits in the heavens laughs, The Lord scoffs at them.

Psalm 59:8

But You, O LORD, laugh at them; You scoff at all the nations.

Proverbs 1:26

I will also laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your dread comes,

Contempt » A characteristic of the wicked

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore, as a tongue of fire consumes stubble And dry grass collapses into the flame, So their root will become like rot and their blossom blow away as dust; For they have rejected the law of the LORD of hosts And despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Proverbs 18:3

When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes, And with dishonor comes scorn.

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Christ

Matthew 27:29

And after twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and a reed in His right hand; and they knelt down before Him and mocked Him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!"

Psalm 22:6

But I am a worm and not a man, A reproach of men and despised by the people.

Contempt » Self-righteousness prompts to

Luke 18:9

And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:

Isaiah 65:5

"Who say, 'Keep to yourself, do not come near me, For I am holier than you!' These are smoke in My nostrils, A fire that burns all the day.

Luke 18:11

"The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: 'God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.

Contempt » Of ministers, is a despising of God

Luke 10:16

"The one who listens to you listens to Me, and the one who rejects you rejects Me; and he who rejects Me rejects the One who sent Me."

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Parents

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » The poor

Psalm 14:6

You would put to shame the counsel of the afflicted, But the LORD is his refuge.

Ecclesiastes 9:16

So I said, "Wisdom is better than strength." But the wisdom of the poor man is despised and his words are not heeded.

Contempt » Some awaking to everlasting contempt

Daniel 12:1-2

"Now at that time Michael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued. "Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.

John 5:26-29

"For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself; and He gave Him authority to execute judgment, because He is the Son of Man. "Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice, read more.
and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.

Contempt » Causes saints to cry unto God

Nehemiah 4:4

Hear, O our God, how we are despised! Return their reproach on their own heads and give them up for plunder in a land of captivity.

Psalm 123:3

Be gracious to us, O LORD, be gracious to us, For we are greatly filled with contempt.

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Authorities

Jude 1:8

Yet in the same way these men, also by dreaming, defile the flesh, and reject authority, and revile angelic majesties.

Contempt » Forbidden towards » Young ministers

1 Corinthians 16:11

So let no one despise him But send him on his way in peace, so that he may come to me; for I expect him with the brethren.

Contempt » Exemplified » False teachers

2 Corinthians 10:10

For they say, "His letters are weighty and strong, but his personal presence is unimpressive and his speech contemptible."

Contempt » Exemplified » Nabal

1 Samuel 25:10-11

But Nabal answered David's servants and said, "Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master. "Shall I then take my bread and my water and my meat that I have slaughtered for my shearers, and give it to men whose origin I do not know?"

Contempt » Forbidden towards » Parents

Contempt » Exemplified » Children of belial

1 Samuel 10:27

But certain worthless men said, "How can this one deliver us?" And they despised him and did not bring him any present. But he kept silent.

Contempt » Ministers should give no occasion for

Contempt » Folly of

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Saints

Psalm 119:141

I am small and despised, Yet I do not forget Your precepts.

Contempt » Towards the church » Often punished

Ezekiel 28:26

"They will live in it securely; and they will build houses, plant vineyards and live securely when I execute judgments upon all who scorn them round about them. Then they will know that I am the LORD their God."'"

Contempt » Forbidden towards » Christ's little ones

Contempt » Forbidden towards » Believing masters

1 Timothy 6:2

Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are brethren, but must serve them all the more, because those who partake of the benefit are believers and beloved Teach and preach these principles.

Contempt » Exemplified » Michal

2 Samuel 6:16

Then it happened as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart.

Contempt » Who the lord made contemptible

Malachi 2:7-9

"For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts. "But as for you, you have turned aside from the way; you have caused many to stumble by the instruction; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi," says the LORD of hosts. "So I also have made you despised and abased before all the people, just as you are not keeping My ways but are showing partiality in the instruction.

Contempt » When contempt comes

Proverbs 18:3

When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes, And with dishonor comes scorn.

Contempt » Towards the church » Often turned into respect

Isaiah 60:14

"The sons of those who afflicted you will come bowing to you, And all those who despised you will bow themselves at the soles of your feet; And they will call you the city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Contempt » Exemplified » Hagar

Genesis 16:4

He went in to Hagar, and she conceived; and when she saw that she had conceived, her mistress was despised in her sight.

Contempt » Sin of

Job 31:13-14

"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me, What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him?

Contempt » Forbidden towards » Weak brethren

Romans 14:3

The one who eats is not to regard with contempt the one who does not eat, and the one who does not eat is not to judge the one who eats, for God has accepted him.

Contempt » Forbidden towards » The poor

James 2:1-3

My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes, and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,"

Contempt » Pride and prosperity prompt to

Psalm 123:4

Our soul is greatly filled With the scoffing of those who are at ease, And with the contempt of the proud.

Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » The afflicted

Contempt » Saints sometimes guilty of



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