New American Standard Bible
For zeal for Your house has consumed me, And the reproaches of those who reproach 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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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For the zeal of thine house hath eaten me up - My zeal - my ardor - in the cause of religion (that is, of thy pure worship) has been so great as to consume me. It has been like a devouring fire within me. Zeal is represented under the idea of heat - as it is in the Greek language; and the characteristics of heat or fire are here applied to it. This passage is quoted in John 2:17, and applied to the Saviour, not as having had originally a reference to him, but as language which would accurately describe his character. See the notes at that passage.
And the reproaches of them that reproached thee are fallen upon me - This, too, is applied, in the same way, to the Saviour, by the Apostle Paul, in Romans 15:3. See the notes at that passage.
Dedication Festival Ps. lxix., 9. "The zeal of Thine house hath eaten me up." INTRODUCTION.--David spoke the truth. The one great desire of his heart was the glorification of God by the erection of a temple befitting His worship at Jerusalem. Although he had plenty of cares to distract him, yet he never had this out of his heart. "I will not come within the tabernacle of mine house; nor climb up into my bed; I will not suffer mine eyes to sleep, nor mine eyelids to slumber; neither the temples …
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His disciples remembered that it was written, "ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME."
For even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, "THE REPROACHES OF THOSE WHO REPROACHED YOU FELL ON ME."
All who pass along the way plunder him; He has become a reproach to his neighbors.
Remember, O Lord, the reproach of Your servants; How I bear in my bosom the reproach of all the many peoples,
My zeal has consumed me, Because my adversaries have forgotten Your words.
He will swallow up death for all time, And the Lord GOD will wipe tears away from all faces, And He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth; For the LORD has spoken.
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