New International Version
For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: "The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me."
King James Bible
For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.
Darby Bible Translation
For the Christ also did not please himself; but according as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproach thee have fallen upon me.
World English Bible
For even Christ didn't please himself. But, as it is written, "The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me."
Young's Literal Translation
for even the Christ did not please himself, but, according as it hath been written, 'The reproaches of those reproaching Thee fell upon me;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For even Christ pleased not himself - Christ never acted as one who sought his own ease or profit; he not only bore with the weakness, but with the insults, of his creatures; as it is written in Psalm 69:9 : The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me - I not only bore their insults, but bore the punishment due to them for their vicious and abominable conduct. That this Psalm refers to the Messiah and his sufferings for mankind is evident, not only from the quotation here, but also from John 19:28, John 19:29, when our Lord's receiving the vinegar during his expiatory suffering is said to be a fulfilling of the scripture, viz. of Psalm 69:21 of this very Psalm; and his cleansing the temple, John 2:15-17, is said to be a fulfillment of Psalm 69:9 : For the zeal of thy house hath eaten me up, the former part of which verse the apostle quotes here.
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LibraryDecember 20. "That I Should be the Minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, Ministering the Gospel of God" (Rom. xv. 16).
"That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the Gospel of God" (Rom. xv. 16). This is a very beautiful and practical conception of missionary work. There is a great difference in being consecrated to our God. We may be consecrated to our work and consecrated to our God. We may be consecrated and fitted to do missionary work, and utterly fail, if He should call us to do something different. But when we are consecrated to Him, we shall be ready for anything He may require …
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September 10. "Wherefore, Receive Ye one Another as Christ Also Received Us, to the Glory of God" (Rom. xv. 7).
From the Supplement to the Summa --Question Lxxii of the Prayers of the Saints who are in Heaven
for zeal for your house consumes me, and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.
In the same way the rebels who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich.
In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:
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