Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Take note of them when they are seated, and when they get up; I am their song.
And in the hearing of his countrymen and the army of Samaria he said, What are these feeble Jews doing? will they make themselves strong? will they make offerings? will they get the work done in a day? will they make the stones which have been burned come again out of the dust?
But now those who are younger than I make sport of me; those whose fathers I would not have put with the dogs of my flocks.
But I am a worm and not a man; cursed by men, and looked down on by the people.
But they took pleasure in my trouble, and came together, yes, low persons came together against me without my knowledge; they never came to an end of wounding me.
You have made us to be looked down on by our neighbours, we are laughed at and shamed by those who are round about us.
When I put on the clothing of grief, they said evil of me.
For there those who had taken us prisoners made request for a song; and those who had taken away all we had gave us orders to be glad, saying, Give us one of the songs of Zion.
O Lord, you have been false to me, and I was tricked; you are stronger than I, and have overcome me: I have become a thing to be laughed at all the day, everyone makes sport of me.
For did you not make sport of Israel? was he taken among thieves? for whenever you were talking about him, you were shaking your head over him.
And those who went by said bitter words to him, shaking their heads and saying,
1 Corinthians 4:9
For it seems to me that God has put us the Apostles last of all, as men whose fate is death: for we are put on view to the world, and to angels, and to men.