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Theasaurus: Derision

13 Bible Verses about Derision

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1 Kings 22:47

There was no king in Edom; a deputy was acting king.

1 Kings 4:7

Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, who secured provisions for the king and his household; each man had to provide for a month in a year.

Acts 13:7

He was closely associated with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, who was an intelligent and sensible man of sound understanding; he summoned to him Barnabas and Saul and sought to hear the Word of God [concerning salvation in the kingdom of God attained through Christ].

Acts 18:12

But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia (most of Greece), the Jews unitedly made an attack upon Paul and brought him before the judge's seat,

Psalm 2:4

He Who sits in the heavens laughs; the Lord has them in derision [and in supreme contempt He mocks them].

Proverbs 1:26

I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when the thing comes that shall cause you terror and panic -- "

Job 30:1

But now they who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword [crushing] in my bones, my enemies taunt and reproach me, while they say continually to me, Where is your God?

Psalm 69:12

They who sit in [the city's] gate talk about me, and I am the song of the drunkards.

Psalm 119:51

The proud have had me greatly in derision, yet have I not declined in my interest in or turned aside from Your law.

Jeremiah 20:7

[But Jeremiah said] O Lord, You have persuaded and deceived me, and I was persuaded and deceived; You are stronger than I am and You have prevailed. I am a laughingstock all the day; everyone mocks me.

Luke 23:35

Now the people stood by [ calmly and leisurely] watching; but the rulers scoffed and sneered ( turned up their noses) at Him, saying, He rescued others [ from death]; let Him now rescue Himself, if He is the Christ (the Messiah) of God, His Chosen One!

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Derision » The wicked held in, by God

Psalm 2:4

He Who sits in the heavens laughs; the Lord has them in derision [and in supreme contempt He mocks them].

Proverbs 1:26

I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when the thing comes that shall cause you terror and panic -- "

Derision » Instances of » The people of israel scoff at hezekiah

2 Chronicles 30:1-10

Hezekiah sent to all Israel [as well as] Judah and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh to come to the Lord's house at Jerusalem to keep the Passover to the Lord, the God of Israel. For the king and his princes and all the assembly in Jerusalem took counsel to keep the Passover in the second month. For they could not keep it at the set time because not enough priests had sanctified themselves, neither had the people assembled in Jerusalem. read more.
The new time pleased the king and all the assembly. So they decreed to make a proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba to Dan, that the people should come to keep the Passover to the Lord, the God of Israel, at Jerusalem. For they had not kept it collectively as prescribed for a long time. So the posts went with the letters from the king and his princes throughout all Israel and Judah, as the king commanded, saying, O Israelites, return to the Lord, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, that He may return to those left of you who escaped out of the hands of the kings of Assyria. Do not be like your fathers and brethren, who were unfaithful to the Lord, the God of their fathers, so that He gave them up to desolation [to be an astonishment], as you see. Now be not stiff-necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves to the Lord and come to His sanctuary, which He has sanctified forever, and serve the Lord your God, that His fierce anger may turn away from you. For if you return to the Lord, your brethren and your children shall find compassion with their captors and return to this land. For the Lord your God is gracious and merciful, and He will not turn away His face from you if you return to Him. So the posts passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, even to Zebulun, but the people laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

Derision » Instances of » Sarah, when the angels gave her the promise of a child

Genesis 18:12

Therefore Sarah laughed to herself, saying, After I have become aged shall I have pleasure and delight, my lord (husband), being old also?

Derision » Instances of » The evil children of beth-el deride elisha

2 Kings 2:23

He went up from Jericho to Bethel. On the way, young [maturing and accountable] boys came out of the city and mocked him and said to him, Go up [in a whirlwind], you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!