Later, Elisha left there to go up to Bethel, and as he was traveling along the road, some insignificant young men came from the city and started mocking him. They told him, "Get on up, baldy! Get on up, baldy!"
But others kept saying in derision, "They're drunk on sweet wine!"
When they heard about a resurrection of the dead, some began joking about it, while others said, "We will hear you again about this."
but they mocked God's messengers, despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until there was no remedy for the wrath of the LORD that arose to punish his people.
Still others endured taunts and floggings, and even chains and imprisonment.
Everyone who sees me mocks me; they gape at me with open mouths and shake their heads at me.
Couriers crossed from city to city throughout the territories of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun, but those people just mocked them and laughed at them.
When Sanballat heard that we were reconstructing the wall, he flew into a rage, became indignant, and mocked the Jews.
The eye that mocks a father and looks with a disobedient attitude at a mother the valley ravens will pluck it out; and vultures will eat it.
Whom are you mocking? And against whom do you make a wide mouth and stick out your tongue? Are you not children of transgression, the offspring of lies,
Whoever mocks the poor shows contempt for their maker, and whoever is happy about disaster will not go unpunished.
They kept telling you, "In the last times there will be mockers, following their own ungodly desires."