He was despised, and rejected by men; a man of suffering, and acquainted with disease. He was despised as one from whom men hide their face; and we didn't respect him.
The sons of those who afflicted you shall come bending to you; and all those who despised you shall bow themselves down at the soles of your feet; and they shall call you The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
You, when you are made desolate, what will you do? Though you clothe yourself with scarlet, though you deck you with ornaments of gold, though you enlarge your eyes with paint, in vain do you make yourself beautiful; [your] lovers despise you, they seek your life.
Is this man Coniah a despised broken vessel? is he a vessel in which none delights? why are they cast out, he and his seed, and are cast into the land which they don't know?
They say continually to those who despise me, the LORD has said, You shall have peace; and to everyone who walks in the stubbornness of his own heart they say, No evil shall come on you.
Don't consider what this people has spoken, saying, The two families which the LORD did choose, he has cast them off? thus do they despise my people, that they should be no more a nation before them.
For, behold, I have made you small among the nations, and despised among men.
"Behold, happy is the man whom God corrects. Therefore do not despise the chastening of the Almighty.
I am blameless. I don't respect myself. I despise my life.
Is it good to you that you should oppress, that you should despise the work of your hands, and smile on the counsel of the wicked?
Even young children despise me. If I arise, they speak against me.
"If I have despised the cause of my male servant or of my female servant, when they contended with me;
"Behold, God is mighty, and doesn't despise anyone. He is mighty in strength of understanding.
Yet in the same way, these also in their dreaming defile the flesh, despise authority, and slander celestial beings.
Then Zebul said to him, "Now where is your mouth, that you said, 'Who is Abimelech, that we should serve him?' Isn't this the people that you have despised? Please go out now and fight with them."
Jerusalem has grievously sinned; therefore she is become as an unclean thing; all who honored her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yes, she sighs, and turns backward.
He has violently taken away his tabernacle, as if it were of a garden; he has destroyed his place of assembly: the LORD has caused solemn assembly and Sabbath to be forgotten in Zion, Has despised in the indignation of his anger the king and the priest.
No servant can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. You aren't able to serve God and mammon."
He spoke also this parable to certain people who were convinced of their own righteousness, and who despised all others.
"A son honors his father, and a servant his master. If I am a father, then where is my honor? And if I am a master, where is the respect due me? Says the LORD of Armies to you, priests, who despise my name. You say, 'How have we despised your name?'
He said to them, "Elijah indeed comes first, and restores all things. How is it written about the Son of Man, that he should suffer many things and be despised?
"No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other; or else he will be devoted to one and despise the other. You can't serve both God and Mammon.
See that you don't despise one of these little ones, for I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.
But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they ridiculed us, and despised us, and said, "What is this thing that you are doing? Will you rebel against the king?"
"Hear, our God; for we are despised; and turn back their reproach on their own head, give them up for a spoil in a land of captivity;
the LORD said to Moses, "How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe in me, for all the signs which I have worked among them?
surely they shall not see the land which I swore to their fathers, neither shall any of those who despised me see it:
Because he has despised the word of the LORD, and has broken his commandment, that soul shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity shall be on him.'"
But if the LORD make a new thing, and the ground open its mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain to them, and they go down alive into Sheol; then you shall understand that these men have despised the LORD."
Behold, I have made you small among the nations. You are greatly despised.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge; but the foolish despise wisdom and instruction.
They wanted none of my counsel. They despised all my reproof.
My son, don't despise the LORD's discipline, neither be weary of his reproof:
and say, "How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof;
Men don't despise a thief, if he steals to satisfy himself when he is hungry:
One who despises his neighbor is void of wisdom, but a man of understanding holds his peace.
A man shall be commended according to his wisdom, but he who has a warped mind shall be despised.
Whoever despises instruction will pay for it, but he who respects a command will be rewarded.
He who walks in his uprightness fears the LORD, but he who is perverse in his ways despises him.
He who despises his neighbor sins, but blessed is he who has pity on the poor.
A fool despises his father's correction, but he who heeds reproof shows prudence.
A wise son makes a father glad, but a foolish man despises his mother.
He who refuses correction despises his own soul, but he who listens to reproof gets understanding.
Don't speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the wisdom of your words.
Listen to your father who gave you life, and don't despise your mother when she is old.
In whose eyes a vile man is despised, but who honors those who fear the LORD; he who keeps an oath even when it hurts, and doesn't change;
But I am a worm, and no man; a reproach of men, and despised by the people.
For he has not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted, Neither has he hidden his face from him; but when he cried to him, he heard.
The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit. A broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise.
For the LORD hears the needy, and doesn't despise his captive people.
As a dream when one wakes up, so, Lord, when you awake, you will despise their fantasies.
He has responded to the prayer of the destitute, and has not despised their prayer.
Yes, they despised the pleasant land. They didn't believe his word,
I am small and despised. I don't forget your precepts.
Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?
Don't let him who eats despise him who doesn't eat. Don't let him who doesn't eat judge him who eats, for God has accepted him.
But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you despise your brother? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.
Oh that you were like my brother, who nursed from the breasts of my mother! If I found you outside, I would kiss you; yes, and no one would despise me.
Say these things and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no man despise you.
Indeed, who despises the day of small things? For these seven shall rejoice, and shall see the plumb line in the hand of Zerubbabel. These are the eyes of the LORD, which run back and forth through the whole earth."