We have become a reproach to our neighbors, a scorn and derision to those around us.
Cross ReferencesPsalm 22:7
All who see me mock me; they sneer and shake their heads:
Deliver me from all my transgressions; do not make me the reproach of fools.
You have made us a reproach to our neighbors, a mockery and derision to those around us.
You make us contend with our neighbors; our enemies mock us.
All who pass by plunder him; he has become a reproach to his neighbors.
We have endured much scorn from the arrogant, much contempt from the proud.
So I will disgrace the princes of your sanctuary, and consign Jacob to destruction and Israel to reproach.
In the days of her affliction and wandering Jerusalem remembers all the treasures that were hers in days of old. When her people fell into the hand of the adversary, she had no one to help. Her enemies looked at her, laughing at her downfall.
O Lord, in keeping with all Your righteous acts, I pray that Your anger and wrath may turn away from Your city Jerusalem, Your holy hill; for because of our sins and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and Your people are a reproach to all around us.
Chapter Outline1. The psalmist complains of the desolation of Jerusalem
8. He prays for deliverance
13. and promises thankfulness
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