Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
Be merciful unto me, O God; for man would swallow me up: All the day long he fighting oppresseth me.
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me; For my soul taketh refuge in thee: Yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I take refuge, Until these calamities be overpast.
But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O Jehovah, in an acceptable time: O God, in the abundance of thy lovingkindness, Answer me in the truth of thy salvation.
The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as the rest of men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
For we are
Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbors, A scoffing and a derision to them that are round about us.
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; How I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty peoples,
And he spake before his brethren and the army of Samaria, and said, What are these feeble Jews doing? will they fortify themselves? will they sacrifice? will they make an end in a day? will they revive the stones out of the heaps of rubbish, seeing they are burned?
He was despised, and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and as one from whom men hide their face he was despised; and we esteemed him not.
And the Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these things; and they scoffed at him.
And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also scoffed at him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if this is the Christ of God, his chosen.
When the wicked cometh, there cometh also contempt, And with ignominy cometh reproach.
I am become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.
Therefore prophesy concerning the land of Israel, and say unto the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Behold, I have spoken in my jealousy and in my wrath, because ye have borne the shame of the nations: