Verses with the word contempt in the Old Testament (10 verses):
Likewise shall the ladies of Persia and Media say this day unto all the king's princes, which have heard of the deed of the queen. Thus shall there arise too much contempt and wrath.
He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.
Did I fear a great multitude, or did the contempt of families terrify me, that I kept silence, and went not out of the door?
He poureth contempt upon princes, and causeth them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.
Remove from me reproach and contempt; for I have kept thy testimonies.
Have mercy upon us, O LORD, have mercy upon us: for we are exceedingly filled with contempt.
Our soul is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.
When the wicked cometh, then cometh also contempt, and with ignominy reproach.
The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.