Verses with the word despise in the Apocrypha (18 verses):
2 Esdras 7:20
For there be many that perish in this life, because they despise the law of God that is set before them.
And when he had called him, he said, My son, when I am dead, bury me; and despise not thy mother, but honour her all the days of thy life, and do that which shall please her, and grieve her not.
Now therefore, my son, love thy brethren, and despise not in thy heart thy brethren, the sons and daughters of thy people, in not taking a wife of them: for in pride is destruction and much trouble, and in lewdness is decay and great want: for lewdness is the mother of famine.
Ask counsel of all that are wise, and despise not any counsel that is profitable.
But we know none other god, therefore we trust that he will not despise us, nor any of our nation.
And they wondered at her beauty, and admired the children of Israel because of her, and every one said to his neighbour, Who would despise this people, that have among them such women? surely it is not good that one man of them be left who being let go might deceive the whole earth.
Wisdom of Solomon 4:18
They shall see him, and despise him; but God shall laugh them to scorn: and they shall hereafter be a vile carcase, and a reproach among the dead for evermore.
Look at the generations of old, and see; did ever any trust in the Lord, and was confounded? or did any abide in his fear, and was forsaken? or whom did he ever despise, that called upon him?
And if his understanding fail, have patience with him; and despise him not when thou art in thy full strength.
Despise not the discourse of the wise, but acquaint thyself with their proverbs: for of them thou shalt learn instruction, and how to serve great men with ease.
It is not meet to despise the poor man that hath understanding; neither is it convenient to magnify a sinful man.
She that is bold dishonoureth both her father and her husband, but they both shall despise her.
My son, hear me, and despise me not, and at the last thou shalt find as I told thee: in all thy works be quick, so shall there no sickness come unto thee.
Rebuke not thy neighbour at the wine, and despise him not in his mirth: give him no despiteful words, and press not upon him with urging him [to drink.]
He will not despise the supplication of the fatherless; nor the widow, when she poureth out her complaint.
Additions to Esther 13:16
Despise not the portion, which thou hast delivered out of Egypt for thine own self.
1 Maccabees 3:14
He said, I will get me a name and honour in the kingdom; for I will go fight with Judas and them that are with him, who despise the king's commandment.
2 Maccabees 7:11
And said courageously, These I had from heaven; and for his laws I despise them; and from him I hope to receive them again.