New Living Translation
Passion for your house has consumed me, and the insults of those who insult you have fallen 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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
69:9 Zeal - That fervent love which I have for thy house and service, and glory, and people. Eaten - Exhausted my spirits. Upon me - I have been as deeply affected with thy reproaches, as with mine own. This tho' truly belonging to David, yet was also directed by the spirit of God in him, to represent the disposition and condition of Christ, in whom it was more fully accomplished, to whom therefore it is applied in the New Testament, the first part of it, John 2:17, and the latter, Rom 15:3.
LibraryAn Eye-Witness's Account of the Crucifixion
'And He bearing His cross went forth into a place called the place of a skull, which is called in the Hebrew Golgotha: Where they crucified Him, and two other with Him, on either side one, and Jesus in the midst. And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was, JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS. This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus was crucified was nigh to the city: and it was written in Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. Then said the chief priests …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture: St. John Chaps. XV to XXI
The Shortest of the Seven Cries
Letter L to Geoffrey, of Lisieux
Then his disciples remembered this prophecy from the Scriptures: "Passion for God's house will consume me."
For even Christ didn't live to please himself. As the Scriptures say, "The insults of those who insult you, O God, have fallen on me."
Everyone who comes along has robbed him, and he has become a joke to his neighbors.
Consider, Lord, how your servants are disgraced! I carry in my heart the insults of so many people.
I am overwhelmed with indignation, for my enemies have disregarded your words.
He will swallow up death forever! The Sovereign LORD will wipe away all tears. He will remove forever all insults and mockery against his land and people. The LORD has spoken!
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