Even the little boys1 scorn me; when I appear, they ridicule me.2
All my intimate friends3 detest me;4 those I love have turned against me.5
Scripture quoted by permission. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by Biblica. All rights reserved worldwide.
(New International Version Bible Online)