Most Relevant Verses
You make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and a derision to those who are around us.
Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servants, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the mighty peoples, With which your enemies have mocked, Yahweh, with which they have mocked the footsteps of your anointed one.
I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame. The spirit of my understanding answers me.
For it was not an enemy who insulted me, then I could have endured it. Neither was it he who hated me who raised himself up against me, then I would have hidden myself from him. But it was you, a man like me, my companion, and my familiar friend.
Reproach has broken my heart, and I am full of heaviness. I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; for comforters, but I found none.
Yahweh, you know; remember me, and visit me, and avenge me of my persecutors; don't take me away in your longsuffering: know that for your sake I have suffered reproach.
We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure.
Let the priests, the ministers of Yahweh, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, "Spare your people, Yahweh, and don't give your heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them. Why should they say among the peoples, 'Where is their God?'"
I will remove those who grieve about the appointed feasts from you. They are a burden and a reproach to you.
Moreover he must have good testimony from those who are outside, to avoid falling into reproach and the snare of the devil.
- Reproved (31 instances)