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But in mine adversity they rejoiced, and gathered themselves together: yea, the abjects gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not:

Bible References

In mine

Psalm 35:25
Do not let them say to themselves, "Aha! We have what we wanted!" Do not let them say, "We have devoured him!"
Psalm 41:8
They say, 'An awful disease overwhelms him, and now that he is bed-ridden he will never recover.'
Psalm 71:10
For my enemies talk about me; those waiting for a chance to kill me plot my demise.
Job 31:29
If I have rejoiced over the misfortune of my enemy or exulted because calamity found him --
Proverbs 17:5
The one who mocks the poor insults his Creator; whoever rejoices over disaster will not go unpunished.
Proverbs 24:17
Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and when he stumbles do not let your heart rejoice,


Psalm 38:17
For I am about to stumble, and I am in constant pain.
Jeremiah 20:10
I hear many whispering words of intrigue against me. Those who would cause me terror are everywhere! They are saying, "Come on, let's publicly denounce him!" All my so-called friends are just watching for something that would lead to my downfall. They say, "Perhaps he can be enticed into slipping up, so we can prevail over him and get our revenge on him.
1 Corinthians 13:6
It is not glad about injustice, but rejoices in the truth.

The abjects

Psalm 22:16
Yes, wild dogs surround me -- a gang of evil men crowd around me; like a lion they pin my hands and feet.
Psalm 69:12
Those who sit at the city gate gossip about me; drunkards mock me in their songs.
Job 30:1
"But now they mock me, those who are younger than I, whose fathers I disdained too much to put with my sheep dogs.
Matthew 27:27
Then the governor's soldiers took Jesus into the governor's residence and gathered the whole cohort around him.
Mark 14:65
Then some began to spit on him, and to blindfold him, and to strike him with their fists, saying, "Prophesy!" The guards also took him and beat him.
Acts 17:5
But the Jews became jealous, and gathering together some worthless men from the rabble in the marketplace, they formed a mob and set the city in an uproar. They attacked Jason's house, trying to find Paul and Silas to bring them out to the assembly.


Psalm 7:2
Otherwise they will rip me to shreds like a lion; they will tear me to bits and no one will be able to rescue me.
Psalm 57:4
I am surrounded by lions; I lie down among those who want to devour me; men whose teeth are spears and arrows, whose tongues are a sharp sword.
Job 16:9
His anger has torn me and persecuted me; he has gnashed at me with his teeth; my adversary locks his eyes on me.

General references

Proverbs 24:17
Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and when he stumbles do not let your heart rejoice,
Lamentations 3:14
I have become the laughingstock of all people, their mocking song all day long.
Matthew 27:44
The robbers who were crucified with him also spoke abusively to him.
John 11:35
Jesus wept.

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