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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 dust make us, A reproach to our neighbours, A mockery and a derision to them who are round about us:
Psalm 80:6
Thou dost make us an object of contention to our neighbours, And, our foes, find mockery for themselves.
Psalm 89:41
All the passers by the way, have plundered him, He hath become a reproach to his neighbours;
Deuteronomy 28:37
Thus shalt thou become a horror, a byword, and a mockery, among all the peoples whither Yahweh thy God will drive thee.
Jeremiah 24:9
yea I will deliver them up, as a terror of calamity, to all the kingdoms of the earth, - as a reproach and as a byword, as a mockery and as a contempt, in every place whither I will drive them;
Jeremiah 25:18
to wit said he - Jerusalem, and the cities of Judah, and her kings her princes, - making them a desolation, an astonishment, a hissing, and a contempt, as at this day;
Jeremiah 42:18
For - Thus, saith Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel, - Just as mine anger and mine indignation have been poured out upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so shall mine indignation be poured out upon you when ye enter into Egypt, - thus shall ye become a curse, and an astonishment and a contempt and a reproach, and ye shall no more see this place.
Lamentations 2:15
All passing by, have clapped, over thee, their hands, have hissed and wagged their head over the daughter of Jerusalem, - saying , Is, this, the city, of which men used to say - The perfection of beauty! A joy to the whole earth!
Lamentations 5:1
Remember, O Yahweh, what hath befallen us, Look around, and see our reproach:
Ezekiel 35:12
And their shalt know that I, Yahweh, have heard all thy reviling which thou hast uttered against the mountains of Israel saying, They have become desolate, - To us, have they been given for food;
Ezekiel 36:3
Therefore, prophesy, and thou shalt say, Thus saith My Lord Yahweh-Because even because they have desolated and panted for you on every side That ye should become a possession to the rest of the nations, And ye have come up into the talk of the tongue and the slander of the people


1 Kings 9:7
then will I cut off Israel, from the face of the soil, which I have given unto them, and, the house which I have hallowed for my Name, will I suffer to be carried away from before me, - and Israel shall become a byword and a mockery, among all the peoples;
Nehemiah 2:19
But, when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed at us, and poured contempt upon us, - and said, What is this thing which ye would do? against the king, would ye rebel?
Nehemiah 4:1
But it came to pass, when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, it angered him, and he was greatly displeased, - and mocked the Jews;

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Psalm 74:10
How long, O God, shall the adversary, reproach? Shall the enemy revile thy Name perpetually?
Lamentations 3:14
I have become a derision to all my people, their song all the day;