'Shame' in the Bible
so she conceived, bore a son, and remarked, "God has removed my shame."
Saul flew into a rage and told Jonathan, "You son of a perverse and rebellious woman! Don't I know that you have chosen Jesse's son to your shame and to the shame of your mother who bore you?
They told me, "The survivors of the captivity there in the province are living in great distress and shame. Furthermore, the Jerusalem wall remains broken down and its gates have been burned by fire."
So I said, "What you're doing isn't right! Shouldn't you live in the fear of our God to avoid shame from our foreign enemies?
Those who hate you will be clothed with shame, and the tent of the wicked will no longer exist.
As for all my enemies, they will be put to shame; they will be greatly frightened and suddenly turn away ashamed. A Davidic psalm, which he sang to the LORD, because of the words of Cush the descendant of Benjamin.
They cried out to you and escaped; they trusted in you and were not put to shame.
Indeed, no one who waits on you will be ashamed, but those who offend for no reason will be put to shame.
Let me not be ashamed, LORD, for I have called upon you. Let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in the next life.
Instead, let those who gloat over the evil directed against me be ashamed and confounded together; Let those who exalt themselves over me be clothed with shame and dishonor.
They will not experience shame in times of trouble; in times of famine they will have plenty.
Let shame be the reward for those who say to me, "Aha! Aha!"
For you delivered us from our oppressors and put to shame those who hate us.
My dishonor tortures me continuously; the shame on my face overwhelms me
There the Israelis were seized with terror, when there was nothing to fear. For God scattered the bones of those who laid siege against you you put them to shame, for God rejected them.
Truly you know my reproach, shame, and disgrace. All my enemies are known to you.
Let them be humiliated and terrified permanently until they die in shame.
You have caused the days of his youth to be cut short; you have covered him with shame Interlude
May my accusers be clothed with shame and wrapped in their humiliation as with a robe.
I cling to your decrees; LORD, do not put me to shame.
Turn away the shame that I dread, because your ordinances are good.
He will receive a beating and dishonor, and his shame won't disappear,
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband, but a wife who puts him to shame is like bone cancer.
Poverty and shame are for those who ignore correction, but whoever listens to instruction gains honor.
Whoever mistreats his father and alienates his mother is a son who brings both shame and disrespect.
For you'll be piling burning coals of shame on his head and the LORD will reward you.
Whoever keeps the Law is a discerning son, but whoever keeps company with gluttons brings shame to his father.
The rod and rebuke bestow wisdom, but an undisciplined child brings shame to his mother.
"And it will come about that instead of fragrance there will be a stench; instead of a belt, a rope; instead of well-set hair, baldness; instead of a fine robe, sackcloth; and instead of beauty, shame.
so the king of Assyria will lead away the Egyptian captives and exiles from Cush, both the young and the old, naked and barefoot with even their buttocks uncovered to the shame of Egypt.
Then they will be dismayed and put to shame because of Cush, their hope, and Egypt, their jewel.
"LORD, your hand is lifted up, but they do not see it. And let them see your zeal for your people and be put to shame yes, let the fire reserved for your enemies consume them!
But Pharaoh's protection will become your shame, and sheltering in Egypt's shadow your longing.
There is only loathsome destruction through a people that cannot benefit them, who bring neither help nor profit, but only shame and disgrace."
Their inhabitants are devoid of power, and are terrified and put to shame. They've become like plants in the field, like green shoots, like grass on rooftops, scorched by the east wind.
"Look! All who are enraged at you will be put to shame and disgraced; those who contend with you will all die.
Now, all the forming of images means nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless. Their own witnesses cannot see, and they know nothing. So they will be put to shame.
To be sure, all who associate with it will be put to shame; and as for the craftsmen, they are only human. Let them all gather together and take their stand. Then let them be terrified they will be humiliated together.
All of them will be put to shame indeed, disgraced! The makers of idols will go off in disgrace together.
But Israel will be saved by the LORD with everlasting salvation; you won't be put to shame or disgraced ever again."
One will say of me, "Only in the LORD are victories and might.' All who raged against him will come to him and will be put to shame.
For the Lord GOD helps me, so I won't be disgraced. Therefore I've made my face like flint, and I know that I won't be put to shame."
"Don't be afraid, because you won't be ashamed; don't fear shame, for you won't be humiliated because you will forget the disgrace of your youth, and the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.
Instead of your shame you will receive double, and instead of disgrace people will shout with joy over your inheritance; therefore you will inherit a double portion in their land; everlasting joy will be yours."
Therefore, this is what the LORD says: "See, my servants will eat, but you'll go hungry; my servants will drink, but you'll go thirsty; my servants will rejoice, but you'll be put to shame.
"Hear this message from the LORD, you who tremble at his words: "Your own brothers who hate you and exclude you because of my name have said: "Let the LORD be glorified; he will see your joy,' yet it is they who will be put to shame.
"Let us lie down in our shame, and let our humiliation cover us, because both we and our ancestors have sinned against the LORD our God from our youth until this present time. We haven't obeyed the LORD our God."
Are they provoking me?" asks the LORD. "Is it not themselves, and to their own shame?"
The wise men will be put to shame. They'll be dismayed and taken captive. Look, they have rejected the message from the LORD! So what kind of wisdom do they have?
For a sound of mourning is heard from Zion: "How we're ruined! Our shame is very great, because we have left the land, because our houses are torn down.'"
Everyone is stupid and without knowledge. Every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols, for his images are false. There is no life in them.
I'll also pull your skirt up over your face, so your shame will be seen,
Their nobles send their young people for water. They go to the cisterns, but they find no water. They return with their vessels empty. They're disappointed and dismayed, and they cover their heads in shame.
The ground is cracked, because there has been no rain in the land. The farmers are disappointed, and they cover their heads in shame.
LORD, you are the hope of Israel; all who forsake you will be put to shame. Those who turn aside from you will be written in the dust, because they have forsaken the LORD, the spring of living water.
Let those who pursue me be put to shame, but don't put me to shame. Let them be terrified, but don't let me be terrified. Bring the day of judgment on them, and destroy them with double destruction!
Butthe LORD is with me like a fearsome warrior. Therefore, those who pursue me will stumble and won't prevail. They'll be put to great shame, when they don't succeed. Their everlasting disgrace won't be forgotten.
Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow, and to finish my life living in shame?
The daughter of Egypt will be put to shame, she will be given into the hands of the people from the north."
To Moab: This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "How terrible for Nebo, for it's laid waste. Kiriathaim is put to shame, it's captured. The fortress is put to shame, it's shattered.
Moab will be put to shame, for it will be destroyed. Wail and cry out. Announce by the Arnon that Moab is destroyed.
"How it will be shattered! How they'll wail! How Moab will turn his back in shame! Moab will be an object of ridicule and terror to all those around him."
Everyone is stupid and without knowledge. Every goldsmith is put to shame by his own idols, for his images are false, and there is no life in them.
Therefore, look, days are coming when I'll punish the idols of Babylon. Her entire land will be put to shame, and all her slain will fall in her midst.
We have been put to shame because we have heard insults. Disgrace has covered our faces because foreigners have come into the Holy Places of the LORD's house.
LORD, remember what has happened to us. Pay attention, and look at our shame!
"They'll clothe themselves with sackcloth, terror will overcome them, shame will cover their faces, and baldness will spread over their entire heads.
So now, bear your own shame as you mediate for your sisters. The sins that you've committed are more detestable than theirs. That makes them more righteous than you. Indeed, be ashamed and bear your reproach, because you've made your sisters to be more righteous than you."
"Elam will be there. Its hordes will surround Elam's grave. All of them have been killed. They died violently, and they have descended uncircumcised into the world below after having spread terror throughout the land of the living. They will bear the shame of those who descend to the Pit.
They have prepared a bed for her and for her hordes that surround her graves. All of them are uncircumcised, having been killed violently, because they had spread terror throughout the land of the living. They will bear the shame of those who descend to the Pit and will take their place among the dead.
"All of the princes from the North are there, along with the Sidonians, who have gone down in shame to join those who have been killed because of all the terror they caused by their military might. They lie dead, uncircumcised, with those who have been killed violently. They will bear their shame, along with those who descend into the Pit.
They'll forget their shame and all of their unfaithfulness by which they behaved so unfaithfully toward me. They will live on their land in confidence, not in fear.
""I have sworn to them that they are to bear the consequences of their iniquity. They are not to come near me to serve me as a priest, nor approach any of my holy things, including the most holy things. Instead, they are to bear the shame of the loathsome things that they have done.
"The more they increased in number, the more they sinned against me, so I will change their glory into shame.
A wind storm will carry them away in its embrace, and their sacrifices will bring them shame."
"Shame will overwhelm you because of the violence you inflicted on your brother Jacob, and you will be excluded forever.
To those who speak out, they will declare, "Don't prophesy to anyone!' so their shame won't go away.
Those who see visions will be put to shame, and the diviners will be disgraced every one of them they will cover their faces, because there will be no answer from God.'"
You keep Omri's statutes and observe the customs of the house of Ahab. Because you live according to their advice, I'll make you desolate and turn your inhabitants into an object of scorn. Therefore you will bear the shame of my people."
Then my enemy will observe it, and shame will engulf the ones who asked me, "Where is the LORD your God?' My own eyes will see them, they will be trampled on like mud in the streets.
You have brought shame to yourself by killing many people you are forfeiting your own life.
"Watch how I deal with everyone who oppresses you! At that time I will rescue the one who is lame, and I will draw to me the one who has been driven away. I will honor them with praise and with a good reputation in every land where they have been put to shame.
Even as he was saying this, all of his opponents were blushing with shame. But the rest of the crowd was rejoicing at all the wonderful things he was doing.
Come back to your senses as you should, and stop sinning! For some of you I say this to your shame don't fully know God.
Since they have lost all sense of shame, they have abandoned themselves to sensuality and practice every kind of sexual perversion without restraint.
Their destiny is destruction, their god is their belly, and their glory is in their shame. Their minds are set on worldly things.
fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith, who, in view of the joy set before him, endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Even now, little children, abide in him. Then, when he appears, we will have confidence and will not turn away from him in shame when he comes.
They are wild waves of the sea, churning up the foam of their own shame. They are wandering stars for whom the deepest darkness has been reserved forever.
"See, I am coming like a thief. How blessed is the person who remains alert and keeps his clothes on! He won't have to go naked and let others see his shame."