I trust in you, my God, do not let me be ashamed; do not let my enemies triumph over me.
Do not let my deceitful enemies gloat over me, nor let those who hate me without justification mock me with their eyes.
Judge me according to your righteousness, LORD my God! But do not let them gloat over me.
For I said, "Do not let them gloat over me, as they congratulate themselves when my foot slips."
2 Samuel 1:20
Don't make it known in Gath! Don't declare it in the avenues of Ashkelon! Otherwise, the daughters of Philistia will rejoice; and the daughters of the uncircumcised will triumph.
Otherwise, my enemy will say, "I have overcome him;" Otherwise, my persecutor will rejoice when I am shaken.
I exalt you, LORD, for you have lifted me up, and my enemies could not gloat over me.
Instead, let those who gloat over the evil directed against me be ashamed and confounded together; Let those who exalt themselves over me be clothed with shame and dishonor.
Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their maker, and whoever is happy about disaster will not go unpunished.
But when I stumbled, they rejoiced and gathered together. They gathered together against me attackers whom I did not know. They tore me apart and would not stop.
You have exalted the right hand of his adversaries; you have caused all of his enemies to rejoice.
"Though you rejoice, though you exult, you plunderers of my inheritance, though you skip around like a heifer in the grass and neigh like stallions,
The LORD did what he planned. He carried out his threat. Just as he commanded long ago, he has torn down without pity; He let the enemy boast about you and has exalted the power of your enemies.
Celebrate and rejoice, you women of Edom, who live in the land of Uz. But to you the cup also will pass you will become drunk and stripped naked.
To those who are happy beyond measure when they reach their graves?
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because you've applauded, stamped your feet, and rejoiced with all sorts of malice in your heart against the land of Israel,
Tell the Ammonites: "Listen to a message from the Lord GOD! This is what the Lord GOD says: "Because you have said, "Aha!' about my sanctuary when it was desecrated, about the land of Israel when it became desolate, and about the households of Judah when they went into exile,
Just as you rejoiced when Israel's inheritance became desolate, I'm going to do the same thing to you. Mount Seir, you and Edom all of you will become a desolate wasteland.' Then they will learn that I am the LORD."
""Because this is what the Lord GOD says: "Motivated by my burning zealousness, I have spoken against the rest of the surrounding nations, including Edom, who confiscated my land, taking possession of it with joyful enthusiasm and with animal-like malice, in order to plunder Israel's pastures.'
They please the king with their evil, and the princes with their dishonesty.
You rejoice in nothing worth mentioning that is, you keep on saying, "We captured Karnaim by our own strength of will and by our own effort, didn't we?'
"You should not have entered the gate of my people on the day of their disaster. Also, you should not have gloated over Judah's misfortune on the day of his disaster, nor should you have plundered his wealth on the day of his disaster.
"You should not have gloated over your brother, on the day of his calamity. You should not have rejoiced when the descendants of Judah were perishing. You should not have boasted when they were in distress.
With his own lances you pierced the heads of his warriors, who came out like a windstorm to scatter us their joy is to devour the afflicted who are in hiding.
After they had listened to him, they were delighted and promised to give him money. So he began to look for a good opportunity to betray him.
They were delighted, and agreed to give him money.
Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you'll cry and mourn, but the world will rejoice. You'll be deeply distressed, but your pain will turn into joy.
"At that time they even made a calf to be their idol, offered a sacrifice to it, and delighted in what they had made with their hands.
Those living on earth will gloat over them, celebrate, and send gifts to each other, because these two prophets had tormented those living on earth.