New International Version
Remember, Lord, how your servant has been mocked, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the nations,
King James Bible
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of all the mighty people;
Darby Bible Translation
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants -- that I bear in my bosom [that of] all the mighty peoples --
World English Bible
Remember, Lord, the reproach of your servants, how I bear in my heart the taunts of all the mighty peoples,
Young's Literal Translation
Remember, O Lord, the reproach of Thy servants, I have borne in my bosom all the strivings of the peoples,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I do bear in my bosom - Our enemies, knowing our confidence, having often heard our boast in thee, and now seeing our low and hopeless estate, mock us for our confidence, and blaspheme thee. This wounds my soul; I cannot bear to hear thy name blasphemed among the heathen. All these mighty people blaspheme the God of Jacob.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of Thy countenance.'--PSALM lxxxix. 15. The Psalmist has just been setting forth, in sublime language, the glories of the divine character--God's strength, His universal sway, the justice and judgment which are the foundation of His Throne, the mercy and truth which go as heralds before His face. A heathen singing of any of his gods would have gone on to describe the form and features of the god or goddess who …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The People's Christ
Second Sunday in Lent
for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.
Remember how the enemy has mocked you, LORD, how foolish people have reviled your name.
Rise up, O God, and defend your cause; remember how fools mock you all day long.
he will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove his people's disgrace from all the earth. The LORD has spoken.
LORD, you have heard their insults, all their plots against me--
No longer will I make you hear the taunts of the nations, and no longer will you suffer the scorn of the peoples or cause your nation to fall, declares the Sovereign LORD.'"
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