And she conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away my reproach:
And they said unto them, We cannot do this thing, to give our sister to one that is uncircumcised; for that [were] a reproach unto us:
And the LORD said unto Joshua, This day have I rolled away the reproach of Egypt from off you. Wherefore the name of the place is called Gilgal unto this day.
And when she was risen up to glean, Boaz commanded his young men, saying, Let her glean even among the sheaves, and reproach her not:
And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this [condition] will I make [a covenant] with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes, and lay it [for] a reproach upon all Israel.
And David spake to the men that stood by him, saying, What shall be done to the man that killeth this Philistine, and taketh away the reproach from Israel? for who [is] this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?
And when David heard that Nabal was dead, he said, Blessed [be] the LORD, that hath pleaded the cause of my reproach from the hand of Nabal, and hath kept his servant from evil: for the LORD hath returned the wickedness of Nabal upon his own head. And David sent and communed with Abigail, to take her to him to wife.
It may be the LORD thy God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God; and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up [thy] prayer for the remnant that are left.
LORD, bow down thine ear, and hear: open, LORD, thine eyes, and see: and hear the words of Sennacherib, which hath sent him to reproach the living God.
And they said unto me, The remnant that are left of the captivity there in the province [are] in great affliction and reproach: the wall of Jerusalem also [is] broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire.
Then said I unto them, Ye see the distress that we [are] in, how Jerusalem [lieth] waste, and the gates thereof are burned with fire: come, and let us build up the wall of Jerusalem, that we be no more a reproach.
Hear, O our God; for we are despised: and turn their reproach upon their own head, and give them for a prey in the land of captivity:
Also I said, It [is] not good that ye do: ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God because of the reproach of the heathen our enemies?
Therefore [was] he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and [that] they might have [matter] for an evil report, that they might reproach me.
If indeed ye will magnify [yourselves] against me, and plead against me my reproach:
I have heard the check of my reproach, and the spirit of my understanding causeth me to answer.
My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go: my heart shall not reproach [me] so long as I live.
[He that] backbiteth not with his tongue, nor doeth evil to his neighbour, nor taketh up a reproach against his neighbour.
But I [am] a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised of the people.
I was a reproach among all mine enemies, but especially among my neighbours, and a fear to mine acquaintance: they that did see me without fled from me.
Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.
[As] with a sword in my bones, mine enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where [is] thy God?
Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us.
He shall send from heaven, and save me [from] the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.
Because for thy sake I have borne reproach; shame hath covered my face.
When I wept, [and chastened] my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.
Thou hast known my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonour: mine adversaries [are] all before thee.
Reproach hath broken my heart; and I am full of heaviness: and I looked [for some] to take pity, but [there was] none; and for comforters, but I found none.
Let them be confounded [and] consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered [with] reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?
And he smote his enemies in the hinder parts: he put them to a perpetual reproach.
We are become a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and derision to them that are round about us.
And render unto our neighbours sevenfold into their bosom their reproach, wherewith they have reproached thee, O Lord.
All that pass by the way spoil him: he is a reproach to his neighbours.
Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants; [how] I do bear in my bosom [the reproach of] all the mighty people;
Mine enemies reproach me all the day; [and] they that are mad against me are sworn against me.
I became also a reproach unto them: [when] they looked upon me they shaked their heads.
Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.
Turn away my reproach which I fear: for thy judgments [are] good.
A wound and dishonour shall he get; and his reproach shall not be wiped away.
Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin [is] a reproach to any people.
When the wicked cometh, [then] cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
He that wasteth [his] father, [and] chaseth away [his] mother, [is] a son that causeth shame, and bringeth reproach.
Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; yea, strife and reproach shall cease.
And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, We will eat our own bread, and wear our own apparel: only let us be called by thy name, to take away our reproach.
They were all ashamed of a people [that] could not profit them, nor be an help nor profit, but a shame, and also a reproach.
It may be the LORD thy God will hear the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master hath sent to reproach the living God, and will reprove the words which the LORD thy God hath heard: wherefore lift up [thy] prayer for the remnant that is left.
Incline thine ear, O LORD, and hear; open thine eyes, O LORD, and see: and hear all the words of Sennacherib, which hath sent to reproach the living God.
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In Mark 12:30 Jesus said;
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And the second Mark 12:31 [is] like, [namely] this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
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The First Book of Adam and Eve. Books 1 begins immediately after the expulsion from the Garden of Eden. We learn about the fall but also of the promise to save Adam and his decendents. The story depicts mans struggle against evil, the devil and sin.
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The Infancy of Jesus Christ (Infancy Gospel of Thomas) relates the life of Jesus from the ages of five to twelve. It is believed that the document was transcribed from oral traditions some time prior to the second century. The ancient writing is possibly Gnostic and many early church leaders considered it heretical.
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