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Theasaurus: Derision

13 Bible Verses about Derision

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1 Kings 22:47

There was then no king in Edom; there was a president instead of a king.

1 Kings 4:7

And Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, who maintained the king and his household. Each one of them made provision for one month in the year.

Acts 13:7

who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man, who called for Barnabas and Saul and desired to hear the word of God.

Acts 18:12

And when Gallio was the proconsul of Achaia, the Jews rose up with one accord against Paul and brought him to the judgment seat,

Psalm 2:4

He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

Job 30:1

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

Psalm 42:10

It is as death in my bones when my enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is thy God?

Psalm 69:12

They that sat in the gate spoke against me, and I was the song of the drunkards.

Psalm 119:51

The proud have had me greatly in derision; yet I have not deviated from thy law.

Jeremiah 20:7

O LORD, thou hast seduced me, and I was seduced; thou wert stronger than I and hast overcome me; I am in derision daily; every one mocks me.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding. And the princes also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ, the chosen of God.

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Derision » The wicked held in, by God

Psalm 2:4

He that sits 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 the LORD at Jerusalem, to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel. For the king had taken counsel with his princes and with all the congregation in Jerusalem, to keep the passover in the second month. For they could not keep it at that time, because there were not enough priests sanctified, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem. read more.
And the thing pleased the king and all the congregation. So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba even to Dan, that they should come to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem because for a long time they had not done it as it is written. So the posts went with the letters from the hand of the king and his princes throughout all Israel and Judah, and according to the commandment of the king, saying, Ye sons of Israel, return unto the LORD 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. Do not be like your fathers, and like your brethren, who rebelled against the LORD God of their fathers and he gave them over to desolation, as ye see. Therefore, do not be stiffnecked as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified for ever and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of his wrath may turn away from you. For if ye return unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find mercy before those that lead them captive, so that they shall come again into this land, for the LORD your God is gracious and merciful and will not turn away his face from you if ye return unto him. So the posts passed from city to city through the land of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto 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

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

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

2 Kings 2:23

Then he went up from there unto Bethel, and as he was going up by the way, the young men of the city came forth and mocked him, saying, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.