“I have become a laughingstock(A) to my friends,(B)
    though I called on God and he answered(C)
    a mere laughingstock, though righteous and blameless!(D)

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18 Even the little boys(A) scorn me;
    when I appear, they ridicule me.(B)

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Bear with me while I speak,
    and after I have spoken, mock on.(A)

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30 “But now they mock me,(A)
    men younger than I,
whose fathers I would have disdained
    to put with my sheep dogs.(B)

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“And now those young men mock me(A) in song;(B)
    I have become a byword(C) among them.

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13 Roaring lions(A) that tear their prey(B)
    open their mouths wide(C) against me.

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12 Those who sit at the gate(A) mock me,
    and I am the song of the drunkards.(B)

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51 The arrogant mock me(A) unmercifully,
    but I do not turn(B) from your law.

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