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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: a deputy was king.

1 Kings 4:7

And Solomon had twelve officers over all Israel, who provided food for the king and his household: each man his month in a year made provision.

Acts 13:7

Who was with the deputy of the country, 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 deputy of Achaia, the Jews made an attack 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 they that are younger than I hold me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword in my bones, my enemies reproach me; while they say daily unto me, Where is your God?

Psalm 69:12

They that sit in the gate speak against me; and I was the song of the drunkards.

Psalm 119:51

The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not turned from your law.

Jeremiah 20:7

O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived: you are stronger than I, and have prevailed: I am in derision daily, everyone mocks me.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding. And the rulers also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself, if he is 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, and his princes, and all the congregation in Jerusalem, to keep the passover in the second month. For they could not keep it at that time, because the priests had not sanctified themselves sufficiently, 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 Beer-sheba even to Dan, that they should come to keep the passover unto the LORD God of Israel at Jerusalem: for they had not done it for a long time in the way in which it was written. So the runners went with the letters from the king and his princes throughout all Israel and Judah, and according to the commandment of the king, saying, You children of Israel, turn again 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. And be not like your fathers, and like your brethren, who trespassed against the LORD God of their fathers, who therefore gave them up to desolation, as you see. Now be you not stiff-necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD, and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified forever: and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of his wrath may turn away from you. For if you turn again unto the LORD, your brethren and your children shall find compassion before them 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 you return unto him. So the runners passed from city to city through the country 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 have grown 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

And he went up from there unto Beth-el: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth youths out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, you bald head; go up, you bald head.