Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I was a reproach among all mine enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to mine acquaintance: they that did see me without fled from me.
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
You have known my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonor: my adversaries are all before you.
Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people;
Thus says the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despises, to him whom the nation abhors, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD who is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he has chosen you.
Surely he has borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.
And they that passed by reviled him, wagging their heads,
For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached you fell on me.
And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
Let us go forth therefore unto him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.
1 Peter 4:14
If you be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are you; for the spirit of glory and of God rests upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.
My lovers and my friends stand aloof from my plague; and my kinsmen stand afar off.
An evil disease, say they, clings close unto him: and now that he lies down he shall rise up no more.
You have put away my acquaintance far from me; you have made me an abomination unto them: I am shut up, and I cannot come forth.
He has put my brethren far from me, and my acquaintances are wholly estranged from me.
For even your brethren, and the house of your father, even they have dealt treacherously with you; yea, they have called a multitude after you: believe them not, though they speak fair words unto you.
For the son dishonors the father, the daughter rises up against her mother, the daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; a man's enemies are the men of his own house.
And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
So they shall make their own tongue to fall upon themselves: all that see them shall flee away.
For now you are nothing; you see my terror, and are afraid.
But all this was done, that the scriptures of the prophets might be fulfilled. Then all the disciples forsook him, and fled.
2 Timothy 4:16
At my first defense no man stood with me, but all men forsook me: I pray God that it may not be laid to their charge.