New International Version
You have made us an object of derision to our neighbors, and our enemies mock us.
King James Bible
Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh among themselves.
Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast made us a strife unto our neighbours, and our enemies mock among themselves.
World English Bible
You make us a source of contention to our neighbors. Our enemies laugh among themselves.
Young's Literal Translation
Thou makest us a strife to our neighbours, And our enemies mock at it.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou makest us a strife - The neighboring districts have a controversy about us; we are a subject of contention to them. A people so wonderfully preserved, and so wonderfully punished, is a mystery to them. They see in us both the goodness and severity of God. Or, all the neighboring nations join together to malign and execrate us. We are hated by all; derided and cursed by all.
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This morning's sermon, then will be especially addressed to my own church, on the absolute necessity of true religion in our midst, and of revival from all apathy and indifference. We may ask of God multitudes of other things, but amongst them all, let this be our chief prayer: "Lord, revive us; Lord, revive us!" We have uttered it in song; let me stir up your pure minds, by way of remembrance, to utter it in your secret prayers, and make it the daily aspiration of your souls. I feel, beloved, that …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
Period iii. The Critical Period: A. D. 140 to A. D. 200
The Barren Fig-Tree;
You have made us a reproach to our neighbors, the scorn and derision of those around us.
We are objects of contempt to our neighbors, of scorn and derision to those around us.
Restore us, God Almighty; make your face shine on us, that we may be saved.
You have exalted the right hand of his foes; you have made all his enemies rejoice.
for there our captors asked us for songs, our tormentors demanded songs of joy; they said, "Sing us one of the songs of Zion!"
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