'Reproach' in the Bible
Then I said, “What you are doing isn’t right. Shouldn’t you walk in the fear of our God and not invite the reproach of our foreign enemies?
Let those who rejoice at my misfortunebe disgraced and humiliated;let those who exalt themselves over mebe clothed with shame and reproach.
You make us an object of reproach to our neighbors,a source of mockery and ridicule to those around us.
We have become an object of reproachto our neighbors,a source of mockery and ridiculeto those around us.
Pay back sevenfold to our neighborsthe reproach they have hurled at You, Lord.
everyone will be ashamedbecause of a people who can’t help.They are of no benefit, they are no help;they are good for nothing but shame and reproach.
“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 will also make the fruit of the trees and the produce of the field plentiful, so that you will no longer experience reproach among the nations on account of famine.
I will gather those who have been drivenfrom the appointed festivals;they will be a tribute from youand a reproach on her.
An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
Your message is to be sound beyond reproach, so that the opponent will be ashamed, having nothing bad to say about us.
For he considered the reproach because of the Messiah to be greater wealth than the treasures of Egypt, since his attention was on the reward.