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

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Psalm 44:13
Thou make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and a derision to those who are round about us.
Psalm 80:6
Thou make us hatred to our neighbors, and our enemies laugh among themselves.
Psalm 89:41
All who pass by the way rob him. He has become a reproach to his neighbors.
Deuteronomy 28:37
And thou shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples where LORD shall lead thee away.
Jeremiah 24:9
I will even give them up to be tossed to and fro among all the kingdoms of the earth for evil, to be a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all places where I shall drive them.
Jeremiah 25:18
Jerusalem, and the cities of Judah, and the kings of it, and the rulers of it, to make them a desolation, an astonishment, a hissing, and a curse, as it is this day,
Jeremiah 42:18
For thus says LORD of hosts, the God of Israel: As my anger and my wrath has been poured forth upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so shall my wrath be poured forth upon you when ye shall enter into Egypt. And ye shall be an execrat
Lamentations 2:15
All who pass by clap their hands at thee. They hiss and wag their head at the daughter of Jerusalem, [saying], Is this the city that men called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
Lamentations 5:1
Remember, O LORD, what has come upon us. Behold, and see our reproach.
Ezekiel 35:12
And thou shall know that I, LORD, have heard all thy revilings which thou have spoken against the mountains of Israel, saying, They are laid desolate. They are given us to devour.
Ezekiel 36:3
therefore prophesy, and say, Thus says lord LORD: Because, even because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession to the residue of the nations, and ye are taken up in the lips o


1 Kings 9:7
then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them. And this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight. And Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
Nehemiah 2:19
But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that ye do? Will ye rebel against the king?
Nehemiah 4:1
But it came to pass that, when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry, and took great indignation, and mocked the Jews.

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Psalm 74:10
How long, O God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme thy name forever?
Lamentations 3:14
I have become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.