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Psalm 44:14

14 You have made us a byword among the nations; the peoples shake their heads at us.

Read Psalm 44:14 Using Other Translations

Thou makest us a byword among the heathen, a shaking of the head among the people.
You have made us a byword among the nations, a laughingstock among the peoples.
You have made us the butt of their jokes; they shake their heads at us in scorn.

What does Psalm 44:14 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Psalms 44:14

Thou makest us a byword among the Heathen
Among the Papists, as the Jews were among the Gentiles, ( Deuteronomy 28:37 ) ( Jeremiah 24:9 ) ; calling them schismatics, heretics, fanatics, and what not? a shaking of the head among the people;
by way of indignation, scorn, and contempt; see ( Psalms 22:7 ) ( 109:25 ) .

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