New International Version
at the taunts of those who reproach and revile me, because of the enemy, who is bent on revenge.
King James Bible
For the voice of him that reproacheth and blasphemeth; by reason of the enemy and avenger.
Darby Bible Translation
Because of the voice of him that reproacheth and blasphemeth; by reason of the enemy and the avenger.
World English Bible
At the taunt of one who reproaches and verbally abuses, because of the enemy and the avenger.
Young's Literal Translation
Because of the voice of a reproacher and reviler, Because of an enemy and a self-avenger.
Psalm 44:16 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou makest us a byword - We are evidently abandoned by thee, and are become so very miserable in consequence, that we are a proverb among the people: "See the Hebrews! see their misery and wretchedness! see how low the wrath of God has brought down an offending people!" And the worst curse that can be imprecated against a wicked nation is: "Mayest thou become as wretched as the Jews;" or as the old Psalter: Thou has seet us reprove til our neghburs: scornyng and hethyng til tha that er in our umgang. That es, gref, tourment that es of our neghburs, and that hethyng es noght sone gave or passand, that we suffer of tha, that er al aboute us. When men sais so byfal ye, als byfel him."
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Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
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The Prophet Joel.
Calvin -- Enduring Persecution for Christ
Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger.
How long will the enemy mock you, God? Will the foe revile your name forever?
Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
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