Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nothing? And those among my people that take rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name is continually blasphemed every day.
However, because by this deed, thou hast given great occasion to the enemies of the LORD to blaspheme; the son that is born unto thee shall surely die.
Samech All that passed by clapped their hands over thee and whistled and wagged their heads over the daughter of Jerusalem, saying, Is this the city that men called The perfection of beauty, The joy of the whole earth?
And when they entered unto the Gentiles, where they went, they profaned my holy name, when they said to them, These are the people of the LORD and are gone forth out of his land.
I desire therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, govern the house, giving no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.
Woe unto the world because of offenses! For it must needs be that offenses come, but woe to that man by whom the offense comes!
Let all that are under the yoke of slavery count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine not be blasphemed.
to be temperate, chaste, good housekeepers, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God not be blasphemed.
sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that the adversary may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.
And many shall follow their pernicious ways, by reason of whom the way of truth shall be blasphemed;