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Theasaurus: Derision

13 Bible Verses about Derision

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1 Kings 22:47

There was not a king in Edom; a governor [served] as king.

1 Kings 4:7

Solomon had twelve governors over all Israel, and they sustained the king and his palace, {each one was to sustain for each month of the year}.

Acts 13:7

who was with the proconsul Sergius Paulus, an intelligent man. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul [and] wished to hear the word of God.

Acts 18:12

Now [when] Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews rose up with one purpose against Paul and brought him before the judgment seat,

Psalm 2:4

[He who] sits [enthroned] in the heavens laughs. The Lord derides them.

Job 30:1

"But now [those] younger than I, as far as days, laugh at me, whose fathers I rejected for setting with the dogs of my sheep and goats.

Psalm 42:10

[As] with a shattering in my bones my oppressors taunt me, while they say to me {all day}, "Where [is] your God?"

Psalm 69:12

Those sitting at [the] gate talk about me [as] also [the] songs of [the] drunkards.

Psalm 119:51

[The] arrogant utterly deride me; I have not turned aside from your law.

Jeremiah 20:7

You have persuaded me, Yahweh, and I was persuaded. You have overpowered me, and you have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all day [long]. {Everyone} [is] mocking me.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood there watching, but the rulers also ridiculed [him], saying, "He saved others; let him save himself, if this [man] is the Christ of God, the Chosen One!"

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Derision » The wicked held in, by God

Psalm 2:4

[He who] sits [enthroned] in the heavens laughs. The Lord derides them.

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

2 Chronicles 30:1-10

Then Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and he also wrote letters to Ephraim and Manasseh, to come to the house of Yahweh in Jerusalem to make a Passover feast to Yahweh the God of Israel. Now the king and his princes, and all the assembly in Jerusalem had taken counsel to make the Passover feast in the second month-- but they were not able to make it at that time, for the priests had not consecrated themselves {in sufficient numbers}, and the people had not been assembled in Jerusalem-- read more.
and the plan seemed right in the eyes of the king and in the eyes of all the assembly. So they let the decree stand, {to make a proclamation} throughout all Israel, from Beersheba to Dan, to come to make a Passover feast to Yahweh the God of Israel. And the runners went with the letter from the hand of the king and his princes throughout all Israel and Judah according to the command of the king, saying, "O sons of Israel, return to Yahweh, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, that he may turn again to the remnant of you who escaped from the hand of the kings of Assyria. Do not be like your fathers and like your brothers, who acted unfaithfully before Yahweh, the God of their ancestors, so that he made them as a desolation, as you see. Now, do not stiffen your neck as your fathers, but give a hand to Yahweh and come to his sanctuary, which he has consecrated forever, and serve Yahweh your God that his fierce anger may turn away from you. For when you return to Yahweh, your brothers and your children [will find] compassion before their captors and return to this land, for Yahweh your God [is] gracious and compassionate, and he will not turn away his face from you if you return to him." And it happened [that] the runners were passing from city to city in the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, and up to Zebulun, but they were laughing at them and mocking them.

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

Genesis 18:12

So Sarah laughed to herself saying, "After I am worn out and my husband is old, shall [this] pleasure be to me?"

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

2 Kings 2:23

Then he went up from there [to] Bethel; as he [was] going up along the way, young boys came out from the city and mocked at him and said to him, "Go up, baldhead; go up, baldhead!"