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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 served as king.

1 Kings 4:7

Solomon had 12 deputies for all Israel. They provided food for the king and his household; each one made provision for one month out of the year.

Acts 13:7

He was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul and desired to hear God’s message.

Acts 18:12

While Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack against Paul and brought him to the judge’s bench.

Psalm 2:4

The One enthroned in heaven laughs;
the Lord ridicules them.

Job 30:1

But now they mock me,
men younger than I am,
whose fathers I would have refused to put
with my sheep dogs.

Psalm 42:10

My adversaries taunt me,
as if crushing my bones,
while all day long they say to me,
“Where is your God?”

Psalm 69:12

Those who sit at the city gate talk about me,
and drunkards make up songs about me.

Psalm 119:51

The arrogant constantly ridicule me,
but I do not turn away from Your instruction.

Jeremiah 20:7

You deceived me, Lord, and I was deceived.
You seized me and prevailed.
I am a laughingstock all the time;
everyone ridicules me.

Luke 23:35

The people stood watching, and even the leaders kept scoffing: “He saved others; let Him save Himself if this is God’s Messiah, the Chosen One!”

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Derision » The wicked held in, by God

Psalm 2:4

The One enthroned in heaven laughs;
the Lord ridicules them.

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

2 Chronicles 30:1-10

Then Hezekiah sent [word] throughout all Israel and Judah, and he also wrote letters to Ephraim and Manasseh to come to the Lord's temple in Jerusalem to observe the Passover of the Lord God of Israel. For the king and his officials and the entire congregation in Jerusalem decided to observe the Passover of the Lord in the second month because they were not able to observe it at the appropriate time, since not enough of the priests had consecrated themselves and the people hadn't been gathered together in Jerusalem. read more.
The proposal pleased the king and the congregation, so they affirmed the proposal and spread the message throughout all Israel, from Beer-sheba to Dan, to come to observe the Passover of the Lord God of Israel in Jerusalem, for they hadn't observed it often, as prescribed. So the couriers went throughout Israel and Judah with letters from the hand of the king and his officials, and according to the king's command, saying, "Israelites, return to the Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel so that He may return to those of you who remain, who have escaped from the grasp of the kings of Assyria. Don't be like your fathers and your brothers who were unfaithful to the Lord God of their ancestors so that He made them an object of horror as you yourselves see. Don't become obstinate now like your fathers did. Give your allegiance to the Lord, and come to His sanctuary that He has consecrated forever. Serve the Lord your God so that He may turn His fierce wrath away from you, for when you return to the Lord, your brothers and your sons [will receive] mercy in the presence of their captors and will return to this land. For the Lord your God is gracious and merciful; He will not turn [His] face away from you if you return to Him." The couriers traveled from city to city in the land of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun, but the inhabitants laughed at them and mocked them.

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

Genesis 18:12

So she laughed to herself: “After I have become shriveled up and my lord is old, will I have delight?”

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

2 Kings 2:23

From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking up the path, some small boys came out of the city and harassed him, chanting, “Go up, baldy! Go up, baldy!”

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