Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So the posts passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto Zebulun: but they laughed them to scorn, and mocked them.
2 Chronicles 30:6
So the runners went with the letters from the king and his princes throughout all Israel and Judah, and according to the commandment of the king, saying, You children of Israel, turn again unto the LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, and he will return to the remnant of you, that are escaped out of the hand of the kings of Assyria.
And the letters were sent by couriers into all the king's provinces, to destroy, to kill, and to cause to perish, all Jews, both young and old, little children and women, in one day, even upon the thirteenth day of the twelfth month, which is the month Adar, and to take the spoil of them for a prey.
And he wrote in king Ahasuerus' name, and sealed it with the king's ring, and sent letters by couriers on horseback, and riding on royal horses bred from swift horses:
Now my days are swifter than a runner: they flee away, they see no good.
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.
And Lot went out, and spoke unto his sons-in-law, who married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons-in-law.
But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed at us, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that you do? will you rebel against the king?
I am as one mocked of his neighbor, who calls upon God, and he answers him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.
And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and struck him.
And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he is Christ, the chosen of God.
And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear you again of this matter.
And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:
At that day shall a man look to his Maker, and his eyes shall have respect for the Holy One of Israel.