New International Version
The arrogant mock me unmercifully, but I do not turn from your law.
King James Bible
The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.
Darby Bible Translation
The proud have derided me beyond measure: I have not declined from thy law.
World English Bible
The arrogant mock me excessively, but I don't swerve from your law.
Young's Literal Translation
The proud have utterly scorned me, From Thy law I have not turned aside.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The proud have had me - We have been treated, not only with oppressive cruelty, but also with contempt, because we still professed to trust in thee, the living God, who because of our transgressions hadst been greatly displeased with us; jet we have not declined from thy law.
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Page 1. Line 1. An empty book is like an infant's soul.' Here Traherne may possibly have had in his mind a passage in Bishop Earle's "Microcosmography." In delineating the character of a child, Earle says: "His soul is yet a white paper unscribbled with observations of the world, wherewith at length it becomes a blurred note-book," Page 14. Line 25. The entrance of his words. This sentence is from Psalm cxix. 130. Page 15. Last line of Med. 21. "Insatiableness." This word in Traherne's time was often …
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My feet have closely followed his steps; I have kept to his way without turning aside.
"But now they mock me, men younger than I, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs.
Our hearts had not turned back; our feet had not strayed from your path.
Many are the foes who persecute me, but I have not turned from your statutes.
You deceived me, LORD, and I was deceived; you overpowered me and prevailed. I am ridiculed all day long; everyone mocks me.
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