New International Version
We are objects of contempt to our neighbors, of scorn and derision to those around us.
King James Bible
We are become a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and derision to them that are round about us.
Darby Bible Translation
We are become a reproach to our neighbours, a mockery and a derision to them that are round about us.
World English Bible
We have become a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and derision to those who are around us.
Young's Literal Translation
We have been a reproach to our neighbours, A scorn and a derision to our surrounders.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
We are become a reproach to our neighbors - The Idumeans, Philistines, Phoenicians, Ammonites, and Moabites, all gloried in the subjugation of this people; and their insults to them were mixed with blasphemies against God.
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[Illustration: (drop cap B) A Greek Warrior] But troubled times came again to Jerusalem. The great empires of Babylon and Assyria had passed away for ever, exactly as the prophets of Israel had foretold; but new powers had arisen in the world, and the great nations fought together so constantly that all the smaller countries, and with them the Kingdom of Judah, changed hands very often. At last Alexander the Great managed to make himself master of all the countries of the then-known world. Alexander …
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All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads.
Save me from all my transgressions; do not make me the scorn of fools.
You have made us a reproach to our neighbors, the scorn and derision of those around us.
You have made us an object of derision to our neighbors, and our enemies mock us.
All who pass by have plundered him; he has become the scorn of his neighbors.
We have endured no end of ridicule from the arrogant, of contempt from the proud.
So I disgraced the dignitaries of your temple; I consigned Jacob to destruction and Israel to scorn.
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