Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?
Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in soul;
Man, that is born of a woman, Is of few days, and full of trouble.
I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.
Oh that I could comfort myself against sorrow! my heart is faint within me.
Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy pain and thy conception; in pain thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.
The days of our years are threescore years and ten, Or even by reason of strength fourscore years; Yet is their pride but labor and sorrow; For it is soon gone, and we fly away.
Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is brought upon me, Wherewith Jehovah hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, that ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.
For ye have need of patience, that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.
Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonor: Mine adversaries are all before thee.
From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and fresh stripes: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with oil.
Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye dismayed at their revilings.
They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the Name.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think, God hath set forth us the apostles last of all, as men doomed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, both to angels and men.
2 Timothy 1:12
For which cause I suffer also these things: yet I am not ashamed; for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to guard that which I have committed unto him against that day.
and others had trial of mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Let us therefore go forth unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.
1 Peter 4:14
If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are ye ; because the'spirit of glory and the Spirit of God resteth upon you.