'Reproach' in the Bible
And she conceived and gave birth to a son and said, God has taken away my reproach;
And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised, for among us that is a reproach.
And the LORD said unto Joshua, Today I have rolled away the reproach of Egypt from off you. Therefore, the name of the place is called Gilgal unto this day.
And when she had risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves and do not reproach her
And Nahash, the Ammonite, answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel.
Then David spoke to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that overcomes this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? For who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should dishonour the armies of the living God?
And when David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed be the LORD that judged the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal and has kept his slave from evil, for the LORD has returned the wickedness of Nabal upon his own head. And David sent word unto Abigail to take her to him to wife.
And I, where shall I go with my reproach? And as for thee, thou shalt be as one of the fools in Israel. Now, therefore, I pray thee, speak unto the king, for he will not withhold me from thee.
Peradventure, the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria, his master, has sent to reproach the living God and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God has heard; therefore, lift up thy prayer for the remnant that is left.
Incline, O LORD, thy ear and hear; open, O LORD, thine eyes and see and hear the words of Sennacherib, which he has sent to reproach the living God.
And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province are in great affliction and reproach, and the wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and its gates are burned with fire.
Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we are in, how Jerusalem lies waste and its gates are burned with fire; come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no longer in reproach.
Hear, O our God; for we are despised; and turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them for a prey in the land of their captivity.
Also I said, What you do is not good, do you not walk in the fear of our God, that ye not be the reproach of our enemies the Gentiles?
For he was bribed to make me be thus afraid and sin and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
If indeed ye will magnify yourselves against me and reprove me of my reproach,
I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my intelligence causes me to answer.
I hold fast to my righteousness and will not let it go; my heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men and despised of the people.
I was a reproach among all my enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to my acquaintances: those that see me without flee from me.
Deliver me from all my rebellions; do not make me the reproach of the foolish.
It is as death in my bones when my enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is thy God?
Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to those that are round about us.
He shall send from the heavens and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame has covered my face.
When I wept with fasting of my soul, thou hast been a reproach unto me.
Thou hast known my reproach and my shame and my dishonour; my adversaries are all before thee.
Reproach has broken my heart, and I am full of heaviness, and I looked for some to take pity, but there was no one, and for comforters, but I found none.
Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?
And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts; he put them to a perpetual reproach.
and render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, with which they have reproached thee, O Lord.
All that pass by the way spoil him; he is a reproach to his neighbours.
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy slaves; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of many peoples,
My enemies reproach me all the day, and those that are mad against me are sworn against me.
I have become a reproach unto them; when they looked upon me they shook their heads.
Remove from me reproach and contempt, for I have kept thy testimonies.
Turn away my reproach which I have feared, for thy judgments are good.
A wound and dishonour shall he get, and his reproach shall never be wiped away.
Righteousness exalts a people, but sin is a reproach to the nations.
When the wicked comes, then comes also contempt, and with him who dishonours, reproach.
For him that answers a word before he hears, it is folly and reproach unto him.
He that steals from his father and chases away his mother is a son that causes shame and brings reproach.
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; strife and reproach shall cease.
And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread and wear our own apparel; only let us be called by thy name to take away our reproach.
all shall be ashamed of the people that shall not profit them, nor be a help, nor bring them increase, but a shame, and also a reproach.
Therefore I have profaned the princes of the sanctuary and have set up Jacob as anathema, and Israel as a reproach.
Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; do not fear the reproach of men, neither be afraid of their revilings.
Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thou confounded; for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.
To whom shall I speak, and give warning that they may hear? behold, their ears are uncircumcised, and they cannot hearken, behold, the word of the LORD is unto them a reproach; they have no delight in it.
For since I spoke out, I raised my voice crying, Violence and destruction; because the word of the LORD has been a reproach unto me and a derision, daily.
and I will place an everlasting reproach upon you, and eternal shame, which shall never be forgotten.
And I give them to be removed, for evil unto all the kingdoms of the earth, for infamy, and for reproach and for a proverb, and for a curse unto all the places where I shall drive them.
And I will persecute them with the sword, with the famine, and with the pestilence, and will give them over as a reproach to all the kingdoms of the earth, as a curse, and as an astonishment, and a hissing, and an affront, unto all the Gentiles where I have driven them:
Surely after I was turned, I repented; and after I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh; I was ashamed, and even confounded, because I bore the reproach of my youth.
For thus hath the LORD of the hosts, the God of Israel said: As my anger and my fury have been poured forth upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so shall my fury be poured forth upon you when ye shall enter into Egypt, and ye shall be an execration and an astonishment and a curse and a reproach; and ye shall see this place no more.
In that ye provoke me unto wrath with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, where ye are gone to dwell. Why do ye cut yourselves off that ye might be a curse and a reproach to all the Gentiles of the earth?
And I will take the remnant of Judah that have set their faces to go into the land of Egypt to dwell there, and they shall all be consumed and fall in the land of Egypt; they shall even be consumed by the sword and by the famine; they shall die, from the least even unto the greatest, by the sword and by the famine; and they shall be for an oath and an astonishment and a curse and a reproach.
For I have sworn by myself, said the LORD, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all its cities shall be perpetual wastes.
We are ashamed, because we have heard the reproach; confusion has covered our faces; for strangers are come against the sanctuaries of the LORD's house.
Jod He shall turn his cheek unto him that smites him; he shall be filled with reproach.
Schin Thou hast heard their reproach, O LORD, and all their imaginations against me;
Remember, O LORD, what is come upon us; look, and behold our reproach.
And I will make thee a desert and a reproach among the Gentiles that are round about thee, in the sight of all that pass by.
And thou shalt be a reproach and a dishonour, and a chastisement and a terror unto the Gentiles that are round about thee when I shall execute judgments in thee in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I, the LORD, have spoken.
before thy wickedness discovered itself, as at the time of the reproach of the daughters of Syria and of all the daughters of the Philistines round about, who despise thee in everything.
And thou, son of man, prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD concerning the Ammonites and concerning their reproach; even say thou, The sword, the sword is drawn for the slaughter; it is furbished to consume with brightness:
In thy blood that thou hast shed thou hast sinned and hast defiled thyself with thine idols which thou hast made; and thou hast caused thy days to draw near and art come even unto thy years; therefore I have given thee in reproach unto the Gentiles, and in shame unto all the countries.
Neither will I cause men to hear in thee the shame of the Gentiles any longer, neither shalt thou bear the reproach of the peoples any more, neither shalt thou cause the sons of thy inhabitants to die any longer, saith the Lord GOD.
I will multiply likewise the fruit of the trees, and the fruit of the fields, that ye shall receive no more reproach of famine among the Gentiles.
O Lord, according to all thy righteousness, let thine anger and thy fury be turned away from thy city Jerusalem, thy holy mountain: because for our sins and for the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and all thy people is given in reproach to all that are about us.
After this he shall turn his face unto the isles and shall take many, but a prince shall cause him to cease his affront and shall even turn his reproach upon him.
Ephraim provoked God to anger with bitterness: therefore his blood shall be spilled upon him, and his reproach shall his Lord repay unto him.
Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, Forgive thy people, O LORD, and do not give thine heritage to reproach that the Gentiles should rule over her: why should they say among the peoples, Where is their God?
Yea, the LORD will answer and say unto his people, Behold, I will send you bread and new wine and oil, and ye shall be satisfied therewith: and I will no longer make you a reproach among the Gentiles:
For the statutes of Omri have been kept and all the works of the house of Ahab, and ye have walked in their counsels that I should make thee a desolation, and the inhabitants thereof a hissing: therefore ye shall bear the reproach of my people.
Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.
Blessed are ye when men shall hate you and when they shall separate you from their company and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil for the sake of the Son of man.
Then one of the lawyers answered and said unto him, Master, saying these things, thou dost reproach us also.
I speak as concerning the reproach, as though we had been weak. Howbeit in that in which another is bold, (I speak foolishly), I am bold also.
Moreover he must have a good report of those who are outside lest he fall into reproach and the snare of the devil.
For this we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.
esteeming the reproach of the Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt, for he had respect unto the recompense of the reward.
Let us go forth, therefore, unto him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.
And if any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask of God (who gives abundantly to all, and without reproach), and it shall be given them.