Thematic Bible: Ridicule


Thematic Bible



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!"


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.


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.



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,


They kept telling you, "In the last times there will be mockers, following their own ungodly desires."


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