Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.
Cursed be the day on which I was born: let not the day on which my mother bore me be blessed.
And I will make you unto this people a fortified bronze wall: and they shall fight against you, but they shall not prevail against you: for I am with you to save you and to deliver you, says the LORD.
For, behold, I have made you this day a fenced city, and an iron pillar, and bronze walls against the whole land, against the kings of Judah, against its princes, against its priests, and against the people of the land.
O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived: you are stronger than I, and have prevailed: I am in derision daily, everyone mocks me.
1 Kings 18:17
And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said unto him, Are you he that troubles Israel?
1 Kings 21:20
And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, I have found you: because you have sold yourself to work evil in the sight of the LORD.
1 Kings 22:8
And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he does not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
Woe is me, that I sojourn in Meshech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!
And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of their words, though briers and thorns are with you, and you do dwell among scorpions: be not afraid of their words, nor be dismayed at their looks, though they be a rebellious house.
But the house of Israel will not hearken unto you; for they will not hearken unto me: for all the house of Israel are impudent and hard-hearted.
And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and you shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.
And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;
And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, do exceedingly trouble our city,
And when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brethren unto the rulers of the city, crying, These that have turned the world upside down are come here also;
And he went into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for the space of three months, arguing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.
But we desire to hear of you what you think: for as concerning this sect, we know that everywhere it is spoken against.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as appointed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men.
If you lend money to any of my people who is poor among you, you shall not be to him as a lender, neither shall you charge him interest.
You shall not charge interest to your brother; interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest:
And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against their brethren the Jews.
He that puts not out his money at interest, nor takes reward against the innocent. He that does these things shall never be moved.
Let them curse, but you bless: when they arise, let them be ashamed; but let your servant rejoice.
As the bird by flitting, as the swallow by flying, so the curse without cause shall not alight.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them who despitefully use you, and persecute you;
Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.