Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.

Bible References

With the scorning

Psalm 73:5
They are not in trouble as other men,
Nor are they plagued like mankind.
Psalm 119:51
The arrogant utterly deride me,
Yet I do not turn aside from Your law.
Job 12:5
He who is at ease holds calamity in contempt,
As prepared for those whose feet slip.
Job 16:4
“I too could speak like you,
If I were in your place.
I could compose words against you
And shake my head at you.
Jeremiah 48:11
“Moab has been at ease since his youth;
He has also been undisturbed, like wine on its dregs,
And he has not been emptied from vessel to vessel,
Nor has he gone into exile.
Therefore he retains his flavor,
And his aroma has not changed.
Acts 17:21
(Now all the Athenians and the strangers visiting there used to spend their time in nothing other than telling or hearing something new.)
Acts 26:24
While Paul was saying this in his defense, Festus *said in a loud voice, “Paul, you are out of your mind! Your great learning is driving you mad.”
1 Corinthians 4:13
when we are slandered, we try to conciliate; we have become as the scum of the world, the dregs of all things, even until now.

General references

Proverbs 18:3
When a wicked man comes, contempt also comes,
And with dishonor comes scorn.
Lamentations 3:14
I have become a laughingstock to all my people,
Their mocking 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 ravines and to the valleys, “Thus says the Lord God, ‘Behold, I have spoken in My jealousy and in My wrath because you have endured the insults of the nations.’