38 occurrences in 8 translations

'Despises' in the Bible

And if you spurn and despise My statutes, and if your soul despises and rejects My ordinances, so that you will not do all My commandments, but break My covenant,

"Suppose a man marries a wife, but after having sexual relations with her, he despises her,

The father of the young lady is to then say to the elders: "I have given my daughter to this man as a wife, but he despises her.

"Therefore, the LORD God of Israel has declared, "I did, in fact, say that your family and your ancestor's family would walk before me forever,' but now the LORD declares, "Far be it from me! The one who honors me I'll honor, and the one who despises me is to be treated with contempt.

This is the word the Lord has spoken against him: The young woman, Daughter Zion, despises you and scorns you: Daughter Jerusalem shakes [her] head behind your back.

so that he detests bread, and his soul [despises his] favorite food.

Yes, God is mighty, but He despises [no one]; He understands all things.

He despises city noises; he ignores the shouts of the driver.

He despises all exalted things; he is king over all the sons of pride.

who despises the one rejected by the Lord, but honors those who fear the Lord, who keeps his word whatever the cost,

For the Lord hears the poor and needy and despises not His prisoners (His miserable and wounded ones).

God, how long will the adversary scorn while the enemy despises your name endlessly?

Remember this: The enemy scorns the LORD and a foolish people despises your name.

He that despises himself and becomes a slave is better than he that honours himself and lacks bread.

Anyone who despises a word of advice will pay for it, but whoever heeds a command will be rewarded.

Whoever lives with integrity fears the Lord, but the one who is devious in his ways despises Him.

The one who despises his neighbor sins, but whoever shows kindness to the poor will be happy.

Severe punishment awaits anyone who wanders off the path anyone who despises reproof will die.

Anyone who ignores instruction despises himself, but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense.

The one who obeys commandments guards his life; the one who despises his ways will die.

The highways are deserted; travelers have quit the road. The enemy has broken treaties; he despises their witnesses, and respects no one.

He who walks righteously and speaks uprightly, who despises gain from fraud and from oppression, who shakes his hand free from the taking of bribes, who stops his ears from hearing of bloodshed and shuts his eyes to avoid looking upon evil.

this is the word the Lord has spoken against him: The young woman, Daughter Zion, despises you and scorns you: Daughter Jerusalem shakes [her] head behind your back.

Thus says the Lord, the Redeemer of Israel, Israel's Holy One, to him whom man rejects and despises, to him whom the nations abhor, to the servant of rulers: Kings shall see you and arise; princes, and they shall prostrate themselves, because of the Lord, Who is faithful, the Holy One of Israel, Who has chosen you.

It is sharpened for slaughter, polished to flash like lightning! Should we rejoice? The scepter of My son, the sword despises every tree.

"For there is a testing; and what if even the rod which despises will be no more?" declares the Lord GOD.

Who [with reason] despises the day of small things? For these seven shall rejoice when they see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel. [These seven] are the eyes of the Lord which run to and fro throughout the whole earth.

He that hears you hears me, and he that despises you despises me, and he that despises me despises him that sent me.

Anyone who loves his life loses it, but anyone who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal. [Whoever has no love for, no concern for, no regard for his life here on earth, but despises it, preserves his life forever and ever.]

So [see to it that] no one despises him or treats him as if he were of no account or slights him. But send him off [cordially, speed him on his way] in peace, that he may come to me, for I am expecting him [to come along] with the other brethren.

But he who hates (detests, despises) his brother [ in Christ] is in darkness and walking (living) in the dark; he is straying and does not perceive or know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.

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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



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