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Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a mockery and a derision for them that are round about us;
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants that I bear in my bosom that of all the mighty peoples -- Wherewith thine enemies, O Jehovah, have reproached, wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.
I hear a reproof putting me to shame; and my spirit answereth me by mine understanding.
For it is not an enemy that hath reproached me then could I have borne it; neither is it he that hateth me that hath magnified himself against me then would I have hidden myself from him; But it was thou, a man mine equal, mine intimate, my familiar friend. ...
Reproach hath broken my heart, and I am overwhelmed: and I looked for sympathy, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none.
Jehovah, thou knowest: remember me, and visit me, and avenge me of my persecutors; in thy long-suffering take me not away: know that for thy sake I bear reproach.
and labour, working with our own hands. Railed at, we bless; persecuted, we suffer it;
Let the priests, the ministers of Jehovah, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Spare, O Jehovah, thy people, and give not thine inheritance to reproach, that they should be a byword of the nations. Wherefore should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?
I will gather them that sorrow for the solemn assemblies, who were of thee: the reproach of it was a burden unto them.
But it is necessary that he should have also a good testimony from those without, that he may fall not into reproach and the snare of the devil.
- Reproved (31 instances)