New International Version
for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.
King James Bible
For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up; and the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me.
Darby Bible Translation
For the zeal of thy house hath devoured me, and the reproaches of them that reproach thee have fallen upon me.
World English Bible
For the zeal of your house consumes me. The reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.
Young's Literal Translation
For zeal for Thy house hath consumed me, And the reproaches of Thy reproachers Have fallen upon me.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The zeal of thine house hath eaten me up - The strong desire to promote thy glory has absorbed all others. All the desires of my body and soul are wrapped up in this. This verse is very properly applied to our Lord, John 2:17, who went about doing good; and gave up his life, not only for the redemption of man, but to "magnify the law, and make it honorable."
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LibraryMessiah Unpitied, and Without a Comforter
Reproach [Rebuke] hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked for some to take pity, but there was none; and for comforters, but I found none. T he greatness of suffering cannot be certainly estimated by the single consideration of the immediate, apparent cause; the impression it actually makes upon the mind of the sufferer, must likewise be taken into the account. That which is a heavy trial to one person, may be much lighter to another, and, perhaps, no trial at all. And a state …
John Newton—Messiah Vol. 1
Letter xxxix (A. D. 1137) to the Same.
Christ's Resurrection Song.
Aron, Brother of Moses, 486, 487.
His disciples remembered that it is written: "Zeal for your house will consume me."
For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: "The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me."
All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors.
Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
My zeal wears me out, for my enemies ignore your words.
he will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove his people's disgrace from all the earth. The LORD has spoken.
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