Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered outside the gate.  Therefore, let us go forth to him outside the camp, bearing his reproach.  For we have no continuing city here, but we seek one to come.

 
 
 

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27. It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.

28. He will sit alone and keep silent, for He has laid our iniquities upon him;[1]

29.He will put his mouth in the dust, that there may be hope;

30.He will give his cheek to the one striking him; He will be satisfied by his reproach,

31.but He will not cast off the Lord forever.

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59. You have seen, O Lord, the wrong done to me. Judge my cause!

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61. You have heard their reproach, O Lord, and all their thoughts against me;

62.the lips of those who rise against me and their murmuring are against me all the day.

63. Behold their sitting down and their rising up. I am their song.

64. Return, O Lord, a recompense upon them according to the work of their hands.

65. Give them hardness of heart, your curse upon them.

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[1] cp. Isaiah 53:6.

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