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I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.
Shall, thy pratings, cause men to hold their peace? When thou hast mocked, shall there be none to put thee to shame?
They have gaped upon me with their mouth, With reproach, have they smitten my cheek, Together, against me, have they closed their ranks.
Verily there are mockers, with me! And, on their insults, mine eye doth rest.
Suffer me, that, I, may speak, and, after I have spoken, thou canst mock!
But, now, they who are of fewer days than I, have poured derision upon me; whose fathers I refused - to set with the dogs of my flock.
All that see me, laugh at me, - They open wide the mouth, They shake the head: -
Amidst profane praters of perversion, have they gnashed upon me with their teeth.
and, plaiting a crown out of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand, - and, kneeling before him, began to mock him, saying - Joy to thee, King of the Jews!
Others, again, of mockings and scourgings, received trial, nay! further, of bonds and imprisonments:
And, he that voucheth for me is on high. My friends are, they who scorn me, Unto GOD, hath mine eye shed tears: -
He shall call me, and I will answer him, With him, will, I, be, in distress, I will rescue him, and will honour him;
Call unto me that I may answer thee, - and tell thee things great and inaccessible, which thou hast not known.
But, I, for Yahweh, will watch, I will wait for the God of my salvation, - My God, will hear me.
He that walketh in his uprightness, is one who revereth Yahweh, but, he that is crooked in his way, is one who despiseth him.
and they were deriding him. But, he, thrusting all forth, taketh with him the father of the child, and the mother, and them who were with him, - and entereth where the child was;
Now the Pharisees, who were, lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were openly sneering at him.
Now, when they heard of raising the dead, some, indeed, began to mock, while, others, said - We will hear thee, concerning this, even again.