'Insults' in the Bible
When David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, “Praise the Lord who championed my cause against Nabal’s insults and restrained His servant from doing evil. The Lord brought Nabal’s evil deeds back on his own head.”Then David sent messengers to speak to Abigail about marrying him.
Listen, our God, for we are despised. Make their insults return on their own heads and let them be taken as plunder to a land of captivity.
I have heard a rebuke that insults me,and my understanding makes me reply.
Now it is not an enemy who insults me—otherwise I could bear it;it is not a foe who rises up against me—otherwise I could hide from him.
For I have endured insults because of You,and shame has covered my face.
because zeal for Your house has consumed me,and the insults of those who insult Youhave fallen on me.
I mourned and fasted,but it brought me insults.
You know the insults I endure—my shame and disgrace.You are aware of all my adversaries.
Insults have broken my heart,and I am in despair.I waited for sympathy,but there was none;for comforters, but found no one.
Rise up, God, defend Your cause!Remember the insultsthat fools bring against You all day long.
The one who oppresses the poor person insults his Maker,but one who is kind to the needy honors Him.
The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker,and one who rejoices over calamitywill not go unpunished.
We are ashamedbecause we have heard insults.Humiliation covers our facesbecause foreigners have enteredthe holy places of the Lord’s temple.
??Sin/ ??ShinLord, You hear their insults,all their plots against me.
I will establish for them a place renowned for its agriculture, and they will no longer be victims of famine in the land. They will no longer endure the insults of the nations.
Therefore, prophesy concerning the land of Israel and say to the mountains and hills, to the ravines and valleys: This is what the Lord God says: Look, I speak in My burning zeal because you have endured the insults of the nations.
Therefore this is what the Lord God says: I swear that the nations all around you will endure their own insults.
“I will no longer allow the insults of the nations to be heard against you, and you will not have to endure the reproach of the peoples anymore; you will no longer cause your nation to stumble.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
I have heard the taunting of Moaband the insults of the Ammonites,who have taunted My peopleand threatened their territory.
Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads
Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads, and saying, “Ha! The One who would demolish the sanctuary and build it in three days,
Then one of the criminals hanging there began to yell insults at Him: “Aren’t You the Messiah? Save Yourself and us!”
For even the Messiah did not please Himself. On the contrary, as it is written, The insults of those who insult You have fallen on Me.
So I take pleasure in weaknesses, insults, catastrophes, persecutions, and in pressures, because of Christ. For when I am weak, then I am strong.