'Contempt' in the Bible
And now the princesses of Persia and Media who have heard of the deed of the queen shall say this unto all the king's princes, and there shall be much contempt and wrath.
He pours contempt upon princes and weakens the strength of the mighty.
if I feared a great multitude or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and did not go out of the door?
He pours contempt upon princes and causes them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.
Remove from me reproach and contempt, for I have kept thy testimonies.
Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us, for we are exceedingly weary of being held in contempt.
Our soul is exceedingly weary of the scorning of those that are at ease and of the contempt of the proud.