71 occurrences in 9 translations

'Insults' in the Bible

"'But the person who acts defiantly, whether native-born or a resident foreigner, insults the Lord. That person must be cut off from among his people.

Now, one of the young men told Nabal's wife Abigail: "Look, David sent messengers from the wilderness to greet our lord, but he screamed insults at them.

When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, "Praise the Lord who championed my cause against Nabal's insults and restrained His servant from doing evil. The Lord brought Nabal's evil deeds back on his own head." Then David sent messengers to speak to Abigail about marrying him.

"This is what Hezekiah says: 'This is a day of distress, insults, and humiliation, as when a baby is ready to leave the birth canal, but the mother lacks the strength to push it through.

Isaiah said to them, "Tell your master this: 'This is what the Lord says: "Don't be afraid because of the things you have heard -- these insults the king of Assyria's servants have hurled against me.

Whom have you taunted and hurled insults at? At whom have you shouted, and looked so arrogantly? At the Holy One of Israel!

Listen, our God, for we are despised. Make their insults return on their own heads and let them be taken as plunder to a land of captivity.

Surely there are mockers and mockery around me, and my eye dwells on their obstinacy, insults, and resistance.

I have heard a rebuke that insults me, and my understanding makes me reply.

Deliver me from all my sins of rebellion! Do not make me the object of fools' insults!

All who hate me whisper insults about me to one another; they plan ways to harm me.

before the vindictive enemy who ridicules and insults me.

Now, it is not an enemy who insults me- otherwise I could bear it; it is not a foe who rises up against me- otherwise I could hide from him.

May he send help from heaven and deliver me from my enemies who hurl insults! (Selah) May God send his loyal love and faithfulness!

Look, they hurl insults at me and openly threaten to kill me, for they say, "Who hears?"

For I have endured insults because of You, and shame has covered my face.

because zeal for Your house has consumed me, and the insults of those who insult You have fallen on me.

I mourned and fasted, but it brought me insults.

You know the insults I endure- my shame and disgrace. You are aware of all my adversaries.

Insults have broken my heart, and I am in despair. I waited for sympathy, but there was none; for comforters, but found no one.

How long, O God, will the adversary hurl insults? Will the enemy blaspheme your name forever?

Remember how the enemy hurls insults, O Lord, and how a foolish nation blasphemes your name!

Arise, God, defend Your cause! Remember the insults that fools bring against You all day long.

He drove his enemies back; he made them a permanent target for insults.

Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servant! I carry inside me all the insults of many people,

Your enemies, O Lord, hurl insults; they insult your chosen king as they dog his footsteps.

Take away the insults that I dread! Indeed, your regulations are good.

Then I can answer the one who insults me, for I place my trust in your word.

He who corrects a scoffer gets dishonor for himself, And he who reproves a wicked man gets insults for himself.

The one who oppresses the poor insults their Maker, but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.

The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker, and one who rejoices over disaster will not go unpunished.

Drive out the scorner and contention will leave; strife and insults will cease.

Be wise, my son, and make me happy, so I can reply to anyone who insults me.

"This is what Hezekiah says: 'This is a day of distress, insults, and humiliation, as when a baby is ready to leave the birth canal, but the mother lacks the strength to push it through.

Isaiah said to them, "Tell your master this: 'This is what the Lord says: "Don't be afraid because of the things you have heard -- these insults the king of Assyria's servants have hurled against me.

Whom have you taunted and hurled insults at? At whom have you shouted and looked so arrogantly? At the Holy One of Israel!

I gave my back to those who beat me and my cheeks to those who pulled out my beard. I did not turn away my face from insults and spitting.

Listen to me, you who know righteousness, you people who have my instruction in their hearts. Don't fear the insults of mortals, and don't be dismayed at their hateful words.

I said, "Lord, you know how I suffer. Take thought of me and care for me. Pay back for me those who have been persecuting me. Do not be so patient with them that you allow them to kill me. Be mindful of how I have put up with their insults for your sake.

Why must I continually suffer such painful anguish? Why must I endure the sting of their insults like an incurable wound? Will you let me down when I need you like a brook one goes to for water, but that cannot be relied on?"

For whenever I prophesy, I must cry out, "Violence and destruction are coming!" This message from the Lord has made me an object of continual insults and derision.

We are ashamed because we have heard insults. Humiliation covers our faces because foreigners have entered the holy places of the Lord's temple.

Let him offer his cheek to the one who hits him; let him have his fill of insults.

Lord, You hear their insults, all their plots against me.

I will establish for them a place renowned for [its] agriculture, and they will no longer be victims of famine in the land. They will no longer endure the insults of the nations.

Then you will know that I, the Lord, have heard all the insults you spoke against the mountains of Israel, saying, "They are desolate, they have been given to us for food."

You exalted yourselves against me with your speech and hurled many insults against me -- I have heard them all!

Therefore, prophesy concerning the land of Israel and say to the mountains and hills, to the ravines and valleys: This is what the Lord God says: Look, I speak in My burning zeal because you have endured the insults of the nations.

Therefore this is what the Lord God says: I swear that the nations all around you will endure their own insults.

"I will no longer allow the insults of the nations to be heard against you, and you will not have to endure the reproach of the peoples any more; you will no longer cause your nation to stumble." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

After this he shall turn his attention to the islands and coastlands and shall take over many of them. But a prince or commander shall teach him [Antiochus the Great] to put an end to the insults offered by him; in fact he shall turn his insolence and reproaches back upon him.

Ephraim has caused bitter provocation, and his Lord will {hold him responsible for his crimes} and pay back to him his insults.

I have heard the taunting of Moab and the insults of the Ammonites, who have taunted My people and threatened their territory.

"Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.

But I say to you that anyone who is angry with a brother will be subjected to judgment. And whoever insults a brother will be brought before the council, and whoever says 'Fool' will be sent to fiery hell.

For God said, 'Honor your father and mother' and 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.'

Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads

Insults of the same kind were heaped on Him even by the robbers who were being crucified with Him.

For Moses said, 'Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'Whoever insults his father or mother must be put to death.'

Again he sent to them another bond servant, and they stoned him and wounded him in the head and treated him shamefully [sending him away with insults].

Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads, and saying, "Ha! The One who would demolish the sanctuary and build it in three days,

This Christ, the King of Israel, let him come down now from the cross, that we may see and believe." Even the men who were being crucified with Him heaped insults on Him.

"Blessed are you when men hate you, and ostracize you, and insult you, and scorn your name as evil, for the sake of the Son of Man.

Then one of the criminals hanging there began to yell insults at Him: "Aren't You the Messiah? Save Yourself and us!"

They heaped insults on him, saying, "You are his disciple! We are disciples of Moses!

For even the Messiah did not please Himself. On the contrary, as it is written, The insults of those who insult You have fallen on Me.

So because of Christ, I am pleased in weaknesses, in insults, in catastrophes, in persecutions, and in pressures. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

He is puffed up with pride and stupefied with conceit, [although he is] woefully ignorant. He has a morbid fondness for controversy and disputes and strife about words, which result in (produce) envy and jealousy, quarrels and dissension, abuse and insults and slander, and base suspicions,

How much more severe a punishment do you think that person deserves who tramples on God's Son, treats as common the blood of the covenant by which it was sanctified, and insults the Spirit of grace?

At times you were made a public spectacle by means of insults and persecutions, while at other times you associated with people who were treated this way.

Therefore go to him outside the camp and endure the insults he endured.

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