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Theasaurus: Derision

13 Bible Verses about Derision

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1 Kings 22:47

And there was no king in Edom: a deputy reigned.

1 Kings 4:7

And Solomon had twelve superintendents over all Israel; and they provided food for the king and his household: each man his month in the year had to make provision.

Acts 13:7

who was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man. He, having called Barnabas and Saul to him, desired to hear the word of God.

Acts 18:12

But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one consent rose against Paul and led him to the judgment-seat,

Psalm 2:4

He that dwelleth in the heavens shall laugh, the Lord shall have them in derision.

Job 30:1

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

Psalm 42:10

As with a crushing in my bones mine adversaries reproach me, while they say unto me all the day, Where is thy God?

Psalm 119:51

The proud have derided me beyond measure: I have not declined from thy law.

Jeremiah 20:7

Jehovah, thou hast enticed me, and I was enticed; thou hast laid hold of me, and hast prevailed; I am become a derision the whole day: every one mocketh me.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding, and the rulers also with them sneered, saying, He has saved others; let him save himself if this is the Christ, the chosen one of God.

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Derision » The wicked held in, by God

Psalm 2:4

He that dwelleth in the heavens shall laugh, the Lord shall have them in derision.

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

2 Chronicles 30:1-10

And Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of Jehovah at Jerusalem, to hold the passover to Jehovah the God of Israel. And the king took counsel, and his princes, and the whole congregation in Jerusalem, to hold the passover in the second month. For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not hallowed themselves in sufficient number, neither had the people been gathered together to Jerusalem. read more.
And the thing pleased the king and the whole congregation. So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout Israel from Beer-sheba even to Dan, that they should come to hold the passover to Jehovah the God of Israel, at Jerusalem; because they had not held it for a long time as it was written. And the couriers went with the letters from the king and his princes throughout Israel and Judah, and according to the commandment of the king, saying, Ye children of Israel, return to Jehovah the 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 be not like your fathers and like your brethren, who transgressed against Jehovah the God of their fathers, so that he gave them up to desolation, as ye see. Now, harden not your necks, as your fathers; yield yourselves to Jehovah, and come to his sanctuary, which he has sanctified for ever; and serve Jehovah your God, that the fierceness of his anger may turn away from you. For if ye return to Jehovah, your brethren and your children shall find compassion with those that have carried them captive, so that they shall come again unto this land; for Jehovah your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if ye return to him. And the couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, even to Zebulun; but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

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

Genesis 18:12

And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am become old, shall I have pleasure, and my lord old?

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

2 Kings 2:23

And he went up from thence to Bethel, and as he went up by the way, there came forth little boys out of the city, and mocked him, and said to him, Go up, bald head; go up, bald head!