11 Bible Verses about Contempt
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A fool rejects his father’s discipline,
But he who regards reproof is sensible.
Listen to your father who begot you,
And do not despise your mother when she is old.
but they continually mocked the messengers of God, despised His words and scoffed at His prophets, until the wrath of the Lord arose against His people, until there was no remedy.
For who has despised the day of small things? But these seven will be glad when they see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel—these are the eyes of the Lord which range to and fro throughout the earth.”
“Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority.Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,
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Contempt » For the righteous
But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite
Is not this the carpenter’s son? Is not
Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and
Contempt » Divine
Contempt » A characteristic of the wicked
And dry grass collapses into the flame,
For they have
And despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Christ
A man of
And like one from whom men hide their face
Contempt » Self-righteousness prompts to
And He also told this parable to some people who
For I am holier than you!’
These are smoke in My
A fire that burns all the day.
Contempt » Of ministers, is a despising of God
Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Parents
But a foolish man
But he who regards reproof is sensible.
Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » The poor
Contempt » Some awaking to everlasting contempt
"Now at that time Michael, the great prince who stands guard over the sons of your people, will arise And there will be a time of distress such as never occurred since there was a nation until that time; and at that time your people, everyone who is found written in the book, will be rescued. "Many of those who sleep in the dust of the ground will awake, these to everlasting life, but the others to disgrace and everlasting contempt.
"For just as the Father has life in Himself, even so He gave to the Son also to have life in Himself; and He gave Him authority to execute judgment, because He is the Son of Man. "Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice, read more.
and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.
Contempt » Causes saints to cry unto God
Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Authorities
and especially those who
Contempt » Forbidden towards » Young ministers
Contempt » Exemplified » False teachers
Contempt » Exemplified » Nabal
But Nabal answered David's servants and said, "Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master. "Shall I then take my bread and my water and my meat that I have slaughtered for my shearers, and give it to men whose origin I do not know?"
Contempt » Forbidden towards » Parents
Contempt » Exemplified » Children of belial
Contempt » Ministers should give no occasion for
Contempt » Folly of
Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » Saints
Contempt » Towards the church » Often punished
Contempt » Forbidden towards » Christ's little ones
Contempt » Forbidden towards » Believing masters
Those who have believers as their masters must not be disrespectful to them because they are
Contempt » Exemplified » Michal
Then it happened as the ark of the Lord came into the city of David that
Contempt » Who the lord made contemptible
"For the lips of a priest should preserve knowledge, and men should seek instruction from his mouth; for he is the messenger of the LORD of hosts. "But as for you, you have turned aside from the way; you have caused many to stumble by the instruction; you have corrupted the covenant of Levi," says the LORD of hosts. "So I also have made you despised and abased before all the people, just as you are not keeping My ways but are showing partiality in the instruction.
Contempt » When contempt comes
Contempt » Towards the church » Often turned into respect
And all those who despised you will bow themselves at the soles of your feet;
And they will call you the
Contempt » Exemplified » Hagar
Contempt » Sin of
"If I have despised the claim of my male or female slaves When they filed a complaint against me, What then could I do when God arises? And when He calls me to account, what will I answer Him?
Contempt » Forbidden towards » Weak brethren
The one who eats is not to
Contempt » Forbidden towards » The poor
My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes, and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,"
Contempt » Pride and prosperity prompt to
And with the
Contempt » The wicked exhibit towards » The afflicted
Contempt » Saints sometimes guilty of
But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and
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But Nabal answered David’s servants and said, “