Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Schin Behold their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their music.
And he spoke before his brethren and the army of Samaria and said, What are these feeble Jews doing? Is this to be permitted them? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish on time? Will they resurrect the stones out of the heaps of the rubbish which were burned?
But now those that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men and despised of the people.
But in my adversity they rejoiced and gathered themselves together; yea, the smiters gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they tore me apart and did not cease:
Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to those that are round about us.
I made sackcloth also my garment, and I became a proverb to them.
We are reproached by our neighbours, scorned, and derided by those that are round about us.
Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us, for we are exceedingly weary of being held in contempt.
when there, those that carried us away captive asked us for the words of the song; with our harps of joy hung upon the willows saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion.
O LORD, thou hast seduced me, and I was seduced; thou wert stronger than I and hast overcome me; I am in derision daily; every one mocks me.
For was not Israel a derision unto thee, as if he were found among thieves? for since thou hast spoken of him, thou hast slipped.
And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were appointed to death; for we are made a spectacle unto the world and to angels and to men.