5893 insults

5893 insults

Expressions of an individual’s hostility or contempt for God and his servants or fellow human beings. Believers are to follow Jesus Christ’s example in not returning insults.

Insults to God

Insults to God coming from open unbelief 2Ki 19:14-16,20-23 pp 2Ch 32:16-19 pp Isa 37:14-17 pp Isa 37:21-24; Heb 10:29

Insults to God coming through the suffering of believers Ps 69:7-9 See also Jer 20:7-8; Ro 15:3; Heb 13:12-13

Insults to God lamented by the psalmist Ps 74:18,22-23 See also Ps 10:3

Jesus Christ insulted

Lk 18:31-33 pp Mt 20:17-19 pp Mk 10:32-34 See also Mt 26:67-68 pp Mk 14:65 pp Lk 22:63-65; Mt 27:39-44 pp Mk 15:29-32 pp Lk 23:35-39; Jn 8:48-49; Jn 18:22-23; 1Pe 2:23

Israel insulted

Jer 51:51 See also 1Sa 17:26; 2Sa 21:20-21 pp 1Ch 20:6-7; Eze 21:28-32; Zep 2:8-10

Kings, prophets and others insulted

1Sa 10:27; 1Sa 25:9-11,14; 2Sa 10:1-5 pp 1Ch 19:1-5; 2Ki 2:23-24; Ne 4:1-5; Ecc 10:20

The poor insulted

1Co 11:20-22; Jas 2:1-7

Christians insulted

Ac 18:6; 1Pe 4:14 See also Ac 2:13; Ac 17:32; Ac 19:8-9; 1Pe 4:4

The pain of insult

Ps 55:12-14 See also Ps 22:6-8; Job 19:1-3; Job 20:2-3; Ps 44:16; Ps 55:3; Ps 89:50-51; Ps 109:21-25; La 3:55-63; 1Th 2:2; Rev 2:9

Dealing with insults

Avoiding insults Pr 9:7; Pr 22:10

Not repaying insults Pr 12:16 See also Mt 5:39 pp Lk 6:27-29; 1Pe 3:9

Rejoicing in reproach for Jesus Christ’s sake Mt 5:11-12 pp Lk 6:22-23 See also Ac 5:41; 2Co 12:10; Heb 10:32-34; 1Pe 4:13-14

Insult supposed but not intended Lk 11:45; Ac 23:1-5

See also

2570Christ, suffering
2585Christ, trial
5494revenge
5775abuse
5800blasphemy
5818contempt
5836disgrace
5879humiliation
5951slander
8782mockery
8807profanity
8819scoffing

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