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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 wilt set us a reproach to our neighbors, and a derision and scorn to them round about us.
Psalm 80:6
Thou wilt set us a strife to our neighbors, and our enemies will deride to themselves.
Psalm 89:41
All those passing over the way plundered him: he was a reproach to his neighbors:
Deuteronomy 28:37
And thou wert for an astonishment, for a parable, for a sharp saying in all the peoples where Jehovah shall lead thee there.
Jeremiah 24:9
And I gave them for maltreatment, and for evil to all the kingdoms of the earth, for a reproach and for a parable, and for a derision, and for a curse in, all the places which I shall thrust them away there.
Jeremiah 25:18
Jerusalem and the cities of Judah and her kings, her chiefs, to give them for a waste and for a desolation, and for a hissing and for a cursing; as this day.
Jeremiah 42:18
For thus said Jehovah of armies, God of Israel, as mine anger was poured out, and my wrath upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so shall my wrath be poured out upon you in your going to Egypt: and ye were for a curse and for an astonishment and for reviling, and for reproach; and ye shall no more see this place.
Lamentations 2:15
All passing by the way clapped their hands at thee; they hissed, and they will nod their head at the daughter of Jerusalem: This the city, they will say; the complete splendor of joy to all the earth.
Lamentations 5:1
Remember, O Jehovah, what was to us: look and see our reproach.
Ezekiel 35:12
And thou knewest that I am Jehovah; I heard all thy reproaches which thou spakest against the mountains of Israel, saying, They were given to us a desolation to consume.
Ezekiel 36:3
For this, prophesy and say, Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because for, because of making desolate, and panting after you from round about, for you to be a possession for the remainder of the nations, and ye will come up upon the lips of the tongue and a slander of the people:


1 Kings 9:7
And I cut off Israel from the face of the earth which I gave to them and the house which I consecrated to my name I will cast out from my face; and Israel was for a parable and for a derision among all peoples.
Nehemiah 2:19
And Sanballat the Horonite will hear, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, and they will mock to us and despise us, and say, What this word that ye do? are ye bearing rule against the king?
Nehemiah 4:1
And it will be that when Sanballat heard that we are building the wall, and it will kindle to him, and he will be greatly angry, and he will mock against the Jews.

General references

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