Psalm 123:4 {122:4}
Good News Translation
We have been mocked too long by the rich and scorned by proud oppressors.

Contemporary English Version
and we can't take more abuse from those proud, conceited people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For our soul is greatly filled: we are a reproach to the rich, and contempt to the proud.

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For our soul is greatly filled: we are a reproach to the rich, and contempt to the proud.

with the scorning

Psalm 73:5-9 They are not in the labour of men: neither shall they be scourged like other men. . . .

Psalm 119:51 The proud did iniquitously altogether: but I declined not from thy law.

Job 12:5 The lamp despised in the thoughts of the rich, is ready for the time appointed.

Job 16:4 I also could speak like you: and would God your soul were for my soul.

Jeremiah 48:11,27,29 Moab hath been fruitful from his youth, and hath rested upon his lees: and hath not been poured out from vessel to vessel, nor hath gone into captivity: therefore his taste hath remained in him, and his scent is not changed. . . .

Acts 17:21,32 (Now all the Athenians and strangers that were there employed themselves in nothing else, but either in telling or in hearing some new thing.) . . .

Acts 26:24 As he spoke these things and made his answer, Festus said with a loud voice: Paul, thou art beside thyself: much learning doth make thee mad.

1 Corinthians 4:13 We are blasphemed: and we entreat. We are made as the refuse of this world, the offscouring of all, even until now.

Context
I Lift Up My Eyes to You
3Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us: for we are greatly filled with contempt. 4For our soul is greatly filled: we are a reproach to the rich, and contempt to the proud.
Cross References
1 Samuel 17:42
And when the Philistine looked, and beheld David, he despised him. For he was a young man, ruddy, and of a comely countenance.

Nehemiah 2:19
But Sanaballat the Horonite, and Tobias the servant, the Ammonite, and Gossem the Arabian heard of it, and they scoffed at us, and despised us, and said: What is this thing that you do? are you going to rebel against the king?

Nehemiah 4:4
Hear thou our God, for we are despised: turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them to be despised in a land of captivity.

Job 12:5
The lamp despised in the thoughts of the rich, is ready for the time appointed.

Psalm 79:4
We are become a reproach to our neighbours: a scorn and derision to them that are round about us.

Psalm 119:22
Remove from me reproach and contempt: because I have sought after thy testimonies.

Isaiah 32:9
Rise up, ye rich women, and hear my voice: ye confident daughters, give ear to my speech.

Isaiah 32:11
Be astonished, ye rich women, be troubled, ye confident ones: strip you, and be confounded, gird your loins.

Lamentations 3:14
He. I am made a derision to all my people, their song all the day long.

Ezekiel 36:6
Prophesy therefore concerning the land of Israel, and say to the mountains, and to the hills, to the ridges, and to the valleys: Thus saith the Lord God: Behold I have spoken in my zeal, and in my indignation, because you have borne the shame of the Gentiles.

Amos 6:1
Woe to you that are wealthy in Sion, and to you that have confidence in the mountain of Samaria: ye great men, heads of the people, that go in with state into the house of Israel.

Zechariah 1:15
And I am angry with a great anger with the wealthy nations: for I was angry a little, but they helped forward the evil.

Additional Translations
We have endured much scorn from the arrogant, much contempt from the proud.Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.

Our soul is exceedingly filled With the scoffing of those that are at ease, And with the contempt of the proud.

Yea, our soul has been exceedingly filled with it: let the reproach be to them that are at ease, and contempt to the proud.

Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, with the contempt of the proud.

Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.

Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.

Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scoffing of those who are at ease, with the contempt of the proud. A Song of Ascents. By David.

Greatly hath our soul been filled With the scorning of the easy ones, With the contempt of the arrogant!
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