Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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He has put my brethren far from me, and my acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.
The young men saw me, and hid themselves: and the aged arose, and stood up.
2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from there unto Beth-el: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth youths out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, you bald head; go up, you bald head.
And the people shall be oppressed, everyone by another, and everyone by his neighbor: the child shall behave himself proudly against the elder, and the base against the honorable.
But in my adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the attackers gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:
They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.
And some began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say unto him, Prophesy: and the guards did strike him with the palms of their hands.
And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head,
Said unto them, You have brought this man unto me, as one that perverts the people: and, behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man concerning those things of which you accuse him:
But the Jews who believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain wicked fellows of the rabble, and gathered a company, and set all the city in an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people.
One of themselves, even a prophet of their own, said, The Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, lazy gluttons.