Psalm 102:8
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New International Version
All day long my enemies taunt me; those who rail against me use my name as a curse.

New Living Translation
My enemies taunt me day after day. They mock and curse me.

English Standard Version
All the day my enemies taunt me; those who deride me use my name for a curse.

Berean Study Bible
All day long my enemies taunt me; they ridicule and curse me.

New American Standard Bible
My enemies have reproached me all day long; Those who deride me have used my name as a curse.

King James Bible
Mine enemies reproach me all the day; and they that are mad against me are sworn against me.

Christian Standard Bible
My enemies taunt me all day long; they ridicule and use my name as a curse.

Contemporary English Version
My enemies insult me all day, and they use my name for a curse word.

Good News Translation
All day long my enemies insult me; those who mock me use my name in cursing.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My enemies taunt me all day long; they ridicule and curse me.

International Standard Version
My enemies revile me all day long; those who ridicule me use my name to curse.

NET Bible
All day long my enemies taunt me; those who mock me use my name in their curses.

New Heart English Bible
My enemies reproach me all day. Those who are mad at me use my name as a curse.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
My enemies have reproached me all day and my praisers are sworn against me!

GOD'S WORD® Translation
All day long my enemies insult me. Those who ridicule me use my name as a curse.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Mine enemies taunt me all the day; They that are mad against me do curse by me.

New American Standard 1977
My enemies have reproached me all day long; Those who deride me have used my name as a curse.

Jubilee Bible 2000
My enemies reproach me all the day, and those that are mad against me are sworn against me.

King James 2000 Bible
My enemies reproach me all the day; and they that rail against me are sworn against me.

American King James Version
My enemies reproach me all the day; and they that are mad against me are sworn against me.

American Standard Version
Mine enemies reproach me all the day; They that are mad against me do curse by me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
All the day long my enemies reproached me: and they that praised me did swear against me.

Darby Bible Translation
Mine enemies reproach me all the day; they that are mad against me swear by me.

English Revised Version
Mine enemies reproach me all the day; they that are mad against me do curse by me.

Webster's Bible Translation
My enemies reproach me all the day; and they that are enraged against me are sworn against me.

World English Bible
My enemies reproach me all day. Those who are mad at me use my name as a curse.

Young's Literal Translation
All the day mine enemies reproached me, Those mad at me have sworn against me.
Study Bible
The Prayer of the Afflicted
7I lie awake; I am like a lone bird on a housetop. 8All day long my enemies taunt me; they ridicule and curse me. 9For I have eaten ashes like bread and mixed my drink with tears,…
Cross References
Acts 26:11
I frequently had them punished in the synagogues and tried to make them blaspheme. In my raging fury against them, I even went to foreign cities to persecute them.

2 Samuel 16:5
As King David approached Bahurim, a man from the family of the house of Saul was just coming out. His name was Shimei son of Gera, and as he approached, he kept yelling out curses.

Psalm 31:11
Among all my enemies I am a disgrace and among my neighbors all the more. I am dreaded by my friends—they flee when they see me on the street.

Psalm 119:42
Then I can answer him who taunts, for I trust in Your word.

Isaiah 65:15
You will leave behind your name as a curse for My chosen ones, and the Lord GOD will slay you, but to His servants He will give another name.

Jeremiah 29:22
Because of them, all the exiles of Judah who are in Babylon will use this curse: ‘May the LORD make you like Zedekiah and Ahab, whom the king of Babylon roasted in the fire!’

Treasury of Scripture

My enemies reproach me all the day; and they that are mad against me are sworn against me.

mine

Psalm 31:11-13 I was a reproach among all my enemies, but especially among my neighbors, …

Psalm 55:3 Because of the voice of the enemy, because of the oppression of the …

Psalm 69:9,10,20 For the zeal of your house has eaten me up; and the reproaches of …

Psalm 89:51 With which your enemies have reproached, O LORD; with which they …

Romans 15:3 For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches …

made

Psalm 2:1 Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?

Luke 6:11 And they were filled with madness; and communed one with another …

Acts 7:54 When they heard these things, they were cut to the heart, and they …

Acts 16:11 Therefore loosing from Troas, we came with a straight course to Samothracia, …

sworn

Acts 23:12 And when it was day, certain of the Jews banded together, and bound …







(8) Sworn against me.--Rather, swear by me, i.e., make his name a byeword of execration, to be explained by Isaiah 65:15; Jeremiah 29:22. LXX. and Vulg., "were swearing against me."

Verse 8. - Mine enemies reproach me all the day. The reproach of their enemies was always felt by the Israelites as a bitter aggravation of their afflictions (see Psalm 42:10; Psalm 44:13-16; Psalm 79:4; Psalm 80:6, etc.). They that are mad against me are sworn against me; rather, use me as their curse (comp. Jeremiah 29:22). It was a common form of cursing among the Israelites to wish a man the same fate as had befallen some one whose unhappiness was notorious. Mine enemies reproach me all the day,.... For his principles and practices, being different from theirs; for his religion, and preciseness in it; for his faith and profession of it, and for his holy walk and conversation. Good men have their enemies, and always had; but then they are such who are also enemies to God and Christ, and true religion; and these, not content to reproach now and then, continually throw out their scoffs and jeers; which is not grateful, and is here mentioned as an article of complaint; though the saints should reckon reproach for the sake of Christ and religion greater riches than all the treasures in Egypt:

and they that are mad against me; as the Jews were against Christ, because of his miracles, doctrine, and success, and therefore sought to take away his life; and as the Apostle Paul before conversion was, even exceeding mad against the saints, and persecuted them to strange cities, Luke 6:11, so were the psalmist's enemies quite outrageous and implacable, being his sworn enemies, as follows:

are sworn against me: laid themselves under a curse, to do him all the mischief they could, and it may be to take away his life; as those who sware they would neither eat nor drink till they had killed Paul, Acts 23:12 or they sware to lies, false charges and accusations brought against him, like those that Jezebel suborned against Naboth: or "they sware by me" (r); as the words may be rendered; they sware by his calamities and distresses, and wished they might be as he was, if they did not do so and so; and took his name for a curse.

(r) "per me jurant", Tigurine version, Musculus, Junius & Tremellius, Piscator, Cocceius, Gejerus, Michaelis. 8. sworn against me—or literally, "by me," wishing others as miserable as I am (Nu 5:21).102:1-11 The whole word of God is of use to direct us in prayer; but here, is often elsewhere, the Holy Ghost has put words into our mouths. Here is a prayer put into the hands of the afflicted; let them present it to God. Even good men may be almost overwhelmed with afflictions. It is our duty and interest to pray; and it is comfort to an afflicted spirit to unburden itself, by a humble representation of its griefs. We must say, Blessed be the name of the Lord, who both gives and takes away. The psalmist looked upon himself as a dying man; My days are like a shadow.



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