Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.

Bible References

Have mercy

Psalm 56:1
Be merciful to me, O God, for man would swallow me up. Fighting all the day long he oppresses me.
Psalm 57:1
Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me, for my soul takes refuge in thee. Yea, in the shadow of thy wings I will take refuge until calamities be passed by.
Psalm 69:13
But as for me, my prayer is to thee, O LORD. In an acceptable time, O God, in the abundance of thy loving kindness, answer me in the truth of thy salvation.
Luke 18:11
Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.

For we are

Psalm 44:13
Thou make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and a derision to those who are round about us.
Psalm 89:50
Remember, LORD, the reproach of thy servants, how I bear in my bosom all the mighty peoples,
Nehemiah 4:2
And he spoke before his brothers and the army of Samaria, and said, What are these feeble Jews doing? Will they fortify themselves? Will they sacrifice? Will they finish in a day? Will they revive the stones out of the heaps of rub
Isaiah 53:3
He was despised, and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief. And as him from whom men hide their face he was despised, and we esteemed him not.
Luke 16:14
And the Pharisees, being lovers of money, heard all these things, and they sneered him.
Luke 23:35
And the people had stood watching. And also the rulers with them sneered, saying, He saved others. He should save himself, if this is the Christ, the chosen of God.

General references

Proverbs 18:3
When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes, and with disgrace, reproach.
Lamentations 3:14
I have become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.
Ezekiel 36:6
Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel, and say to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, Thus says lord LORD: Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my wrath, because ye have borne t