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Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us.

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Psalm 79:4
We have become a reproach to our neighbors, a mockery and a derision to those around us.
Psalm 80:6
You have set us at strife against our neighbors and our enemies deride us.
Psalm 89:51
when your enemies reproached you, LORD, when they reproached the footsteps of your anointed.
Jeremiah 24:9
I'll make them into a horrifying sight to all the kingdoms of the earth; into a cause for contempt, into a byword, into a taunt, and into a curse in all the places to which I drive them.
Ezekiel 36:19
Then I scattered them among the nations, dispersing them to other lands, just as their lifestyles and behavior deserved. That's how I judged them.


Psalm 123:3
Have mercy on us, LORD, have mercy, for we have had more than enough of contempt.
Jeremiah 48:27
Wasn't Israel an object of mocking for you? Wasn't he treated like a thief, so that whenever you spoke about him you shook your head in contempt?

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Psalm 89:50
Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servant! I carry inside me all the insults of many people,
Lamentations 3:14
I have become a laughingstock to all my people, the object of their taunts throughout the day.

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