New International Version
I am an object of scorn to my accusers; when they see me, they shake their heads.
King James Bible
I became also a reproach unto them: when they looked upon me they shaked their heads.
Darby Bible Translation
And I am become a reproach unto them; [when] they look upon me they shake their heads.
World English Bible
I have also become a reproach to them. When they see me, they shake their head.
Young's Literal Translation
And I -- I have been a reproach to them, They see me, they shake their head.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryPsalm. Cix. 21. ; Micah, vi. 9
Psalm. cix. 21.; Micah, vi. 9. Sweet is Thy mercy, O my God! When humbled at Thy feet, I learn the lessons of Thy rod, Thy mercy, Lord, is sweet. For Thou dost not in wrath chastise, But when I go astray, "Return," a voice behind me cries, "Walk here;--this is the way." Impatient of Thine easy yoke, If heedless yet I roam, Some sharp affliction, with a stroke Of kindness, warns me home. That godly sorrow then I feel, Which nothing can control, Until the hand that wounded, heal, That bruised me, …
James Montgomery—Sacred Poems and Hymns
The Destruction of Jerusalem
Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads
Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads and saying, "So! You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days,
2 Kings 19:21
This is the word that the LORD has spoken against him: "'Virgin Daughter Zion despises you and mocks you. Daughter Jerusalem tosses her head as you flee.
I also could speak like you, if you were in my place; I could make fine speeches against you and shake my head at you.
But I am a worm and not a man, scorned by everyone, despised by the people.
All who see me mock me; they hurl insults, shaking their heads.
You have made us a byword among the nations; the peoples shake their heads at us.
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