Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
We have become an object of disdain to our neighbors; those who live on our borders taunt and insult us.
You have made our neighbors dislike us, and our enemies insult us.
Your enemies, O Lord, hurl insults; they insult your chosen king as they dog his footsteps.
I will bring such disaster on them that all the kingdoms of the earth will be horrified. I will make them an object of reproach, a proverbial example of disaster. I will make them an object of ridicule, an example to be used in curses. That is how they will be remembered wherever I banish them.
I scattered them among the nations; they were dispersed throughout foreign countries. In accordance with their behavior and their deeds I judged them.
Show us favor, O Lord, show us favor! For we have had our fill of humiliation, and then some.
For did not you people of Moab laugh at the people of Israel? Did you think that they were nothing but thieves, that you shook your head in contempt every time you talked about them?