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 give, to the wretched, light? Or, life, to the embittered 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 indignation;
When I would have cheered myself against sorrow, Against me, mine own heart sickened: -
Unto the woman, he said, I will, increase, thy pain of pregnancy, In pain, shalt thou year children, - Yet, unto thy husband, shall be thy hinging, Though, he, rule over thee.
The days of our years, have, in them, three score years and ten, And, if, by reason of strength, they have fourscore years, Yet, their boast, is labour and sorrow, For it hath passed quickly, and we have flown away.
Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? Look around and see, whether there is pain like my pain, which is severely dealt out to me, - in that Yahweh, hath caused grief, in the day of the glow of his anger?
Verily, verily, I say unto you - Ye, shall weep and lament, but, the world, shall rejoice: Ye, shall be grieved, but, your grief, into joy, shall be turned.
For, of endurance, ye have need, in order that, the will of God having done, Ye may bear away, the promise.
Thou, knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my confusion, Before thee, are all mine adversaries.
From the sole of the foot even unto the head, there is in it no soundness, Bruise and stripe and newly-made wound, - They have not been pressed out, nor bound up, nor soothed with oil.
Hearken unto me ye who discern righteousness, The people in whose heart is my law, - Do not fear the reproach of frail men, Nor at their revilings, be dismayed;
They, therefore, went rejoicing from the presence of the high-council; in that they had been accounted worthy, in behalf of The Name, to suffer dishonour.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that, God, hath set forth, us the apostles, to be last of all, as men devoted to death, - in that, a spectacle, have we been made, unto the world, - both unto messengers and unto men.
2 Timothy 1:12
For which cause, these things also, am I suffering; nevertheless I am not being put to shame, for I know him whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is, able, to guard, that which I have entrusted, to him unto, that, day.
Others, again, of mockings and scourgings, received trial, nay! further, of bonds and imprisonments:
Looking away unto our faith's Princely-leader and perfecter, Jesus, - who, in consideration of the joy lying before him, endured a cross, shame, despising! And, on the right hand of the throne of God, hath taken his seat.
Now, therefore, let us be going forth unto him, outside the camp, his reproach bearing.
1 Peter 4:14
If ye are being reproached in the name of Christ, happy are ye ! Because, the Spirit, of the glory, and the Spirit of God, unto you is bringing rest.