93 occurrences in 12 translations

'Despise' in the Bible

I will set My dwelling in and among you, and My soul shall not despise or reject or separate itself from you.

And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my covenant:

Yet, despite all of these things, when they're in the land of their enemies, I won't reject or despise them so as to completely destroy them and by doing so violate my covenant with them, because I am the LORD their God.

The Lord said to Moses, "How long will these people despise Me? How long will they not trust in Me despite all the signs I have performed among them?

Do not despise an Edomite, because he is your brother. Do not despise an Egyptian, because you were a foreign resident in his land.

For I shall bring them into the land which I swore unto their fathers, which floweth with milk and honey; and they will eat and fill themselves, and wax fat, and will turn unto other gods, and serve them, and despise me, and break my covenant.

Why, then, do all of you despise My sacrifices and offerings that I require at the place of worship? You have honored your sons more than Me, by making yourselves fat with the best part of all of the offerings of My people Israel.'

Wherefore the LORD God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever: but now the LORD saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.

and the sons of worthlessness have said, 'What! this one doth save us!' and they despise him, and have not brought to him a present; and he is as one deaf.

""Why did you despise what the LORD has promised by doing what is detestable in his sight? ""You struck down Uriah the Hittite with a battle sword. ""You took his wife to be your own. ""You killed him with the sword of the Ammonite army.

only, because thou hast caused the enemies of Jehovah greatly to despise by this thing, also the son who is born to thee doth surely die.'

And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye: why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king? And the words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.

The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, "There is still one man through whom we can seek the Lord's will. But I despise him because he does not prophesy prosperity for me, but disaster. His name is Micaiah son of Imlah. Jehoshaphat said, "The king should not say such things."

The king of Israel answered Jehoshaphat, "There is still one man through whom we can seek the Lord's will. But I despise him because he does not prophesy prosperity for me, but always disaster. His name is Micaiah son of Imlah. Jehoshaphat said, "The king should not say such things!"

And Sanballat the Horonite heareth, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, and they mock at us, and despise us, and say, 'What is this thing that ye are doing? against the king are ye rebelling?'

For this deed of the queen shall come abroad unto all women, so that they shall despise their husbands in their eyes, when it shall be reported, The king Ahasuerus commanded Vashti the queen to be brought in before him, but she came not.

Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.

then You dip me in a pit [of mud], and my own clothes despise me!

Is it good unto thee that thou shouldest oppress, that thou shouldest despise the work of thine hands, and shine upon the counsel of the wicked?

All of my best friends despise me, and those I love have turned against me.

They despise me and keep their distance from me; they do not hesitate to spit in my face.

If I did despise the cause of my manservant or of my maidservant, when they contended with me;

"Behold, God is mighty but does not despise any; He is mighty in strength of understanding.

Why do the wicked despise God and say to themselves, "God will not seek justice."?

For he does not despise nor detest the afflicted person; he does not hide his face from him, but he hears him when he cries out to him."

He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.

He will send help from heaven to deliver me from those who harass and despise me. Interlude God will send his gracious love and truth.

As a dream when one awaketh; so, O Lord, when thou awakest, thou shalt despise their image.

Till when, O God, doth an adversary reproach? Doth an enemy despise thy name for ever?

I truly consider all of your precepts all of them to be just, while I despise every false way. Peyh

O Lord, do I not hate those who hate you, and despise those who oppose you?

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of thy words.

Who doth make thee as a brother to me, Sucking the breasts of my mother? I find thee without, I kiss thee, Yea, they do not despise me,

Stop bringing useless offerings. I despise [your] incense. New Moons and Sabbaths, and the calling of solemn assemblies- I cannot stand iniquity with a festival.

The LORD of hosts has planned it, to defile the pride of all beauty, To despise all the honored of the earth.

Wherefore thus saith the Holy One of Israel, Because ye despise this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and stay thereon:

For in that day despise doth each His idols of silver, and his idols of gold, That your hands made to you -- a sin.

And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee, they will seek thy life.

Have you completely rejected Judah? Do you despise Zion? Why have you struck us, so that there is no healing for us? We hoped for peace, but no good came, for a time of healing, but there was only terror.

Because of Your name, don't despise [us]. Don't disdain Your glorious throne. Remember Your covenant with us; do not break it.

They say still unto them that despise me, The LORD hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say unto every one that walketh after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you.

Hast thou not considered what this people have spoken, saying: The two families on which Jehovah fixed, He doth reject them, And my people they despise -- So that they are no more a people before them!

Jerusalem hath grievously sinned; therefore she is removed: all that honoured her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yea, she sigheth, and turneth backward.

Behold therefore, I have stretched out My hand against you, diminished your ordinary allowance of food, and delivered you over to the will of those who hate and despise you, the daughters of the Philistines, who turned away in shame from your despicable policy and lewd behavior [for they are faithful to their gods]!

Before thy wickedness was discovered, as at the time of thy reproach of the daughters of Syria, and all that are round about her, the daughters of the Philistines, which despise thee round about.

And there you will remember your conduct and all your deeds by which you defiled yourselves. You will despise yourselves because of all the evil deeds you have done.

because it shall be a trial. What shall be if it does not despise the rod? said the Lord GOD.

You despise My holy things and profane My Sabbaths.

And there shall no longer be a pricking brier unto the house of Israel, nor any thorn that causes him pain, round about them of those that despise them; and they shall know that I am the Lord GOD.

And they shall dwell safely therein, and shall build houses, and plant vineyards; yea, they shall dwell with confidence, when I have executed judgments upon all those that despise them round about them; and they shall know that I am the LORD their God.

They hate the one who convicts [the guilty] at the city gate and despise the one who speaks with integrity.

The sovereign Lord confirms this oath by his very own life. The Lord, the God who commands armies, is speaking: "I despise Jacob's arrogance; I hate their fortresses. I will hand over to their enemies the city of Samaria and everything in it."

you who despise good and love evil, who tear off the skin of my people, along with the flesh from their bones.

A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?

Blessed (happy -- " with life-joy and satisfaction in God's favor and salvation, apart from your outward condition -- "and to be envied) are you when people despise (hate) you, and when they exclude and excommunicate you [as disreputable] and revile and denounce you and defame and cast out and spurn your name as evil (wicked) on account of the Son of Man.

Jesus answered, I am not possessed by a demon. On the contrary, I honor and reverence My Father and you dishonor (despise, vilify, and scorn) Me.

Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath received him.

Why, then, do you criticize your brother? Or why do you despise your brother? For all of us will stand before the judgment seat of God.

What? have ye not houses to eat and to drink in? or despise ye the church of God, and shame them that have not? What shall I say to you? shall I praise you in this? I praise you not.

Let no man therefore despise him: but conduct him forth in peace, that he may come unto me: for I look for him with the brethren.

and though my physical condition was a trial for you, you did not despise or reject me. On the contrary, you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus [Himself].

And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

And ye have forgotten the exhortation which speaketh unto you as unto children, My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord, nor faint when thou art rebuked of him:

Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities.

Bible Theasaurus

Reverse Interlinear

Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 13

בּוּז 
Buwz 
Usage: 11

בּוּזה 
Buwzah 
Usage: 1

בּזה 
Bazah 
Usage: 42

בּזה 
Bazoh 
Usage: 1

זוּל 
Zuwl 
Usage: 1

מאס 
Ma'ac 
Usage: 76

נאץ 
Na'ats 
Usage: 25

קלה 
Qalah 
Usage: 6

קלל 
Qalal 
Usage: 82

שׁאט 
Sha't 
Usage: 3

ἀθετέω 
Atheteo 
Usage: 10

ἀτιμάζω 
Atimazo 
Usage: 4

ἄτιμος 
Atimos 
Usage: 2

ἐξουθενέω 
Exoutheneo 
Usage: 11

καταφρονέω 
Kataphroneo 
Usage: 6

καταφροντής 
Kataphrontes 
Usage: 1

ὀλιγωρέω 
Oligoreo 
Usage: 1

περιφρονέω 
Periphroneo 
Usage: 1



Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible