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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 was king.

1 Kings 4:7

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

Acts 13:7

who was with the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, a man of understanding. This man summoned Barnabas and Saul, and sought to hear the word of God.

Acts 18:12

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

Psalm 2:4

He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lord will have them in derision.

Job 30:1

"But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs.

Psalm 42:10

As with a sword in my bones, my adversaries reproach me, while they continually ask me, "Where is your God?"

Psalm 119:51

The arrogant mock me excessively, but I don't swerve from your law.

Jeremiah 20:7

Yahweh, you have persuaded me, and I was persuaded; you are stronger than I, and have prevailed: I am become a laughing-stock all the day, every one mocks me.

Luke 23:35

The people stood watching. The rulers with them also scoffed at him, saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself, if this is the Christ of God, his chosen one!"

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Derision » The wicked held in, by God

Psalm 2:4

He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lord will have them in derision.

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

2 Chronicles 30:1-10

Hezekiah sent to all Israel and Judah, and wrote letters also to Ephraim and Manasseh, that they should come to the house of Yahweh at Jerusalem, to keep the Passover to Yahweh, the God of Israel. For the king had taken counsel, and his princes, and all the assembly 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 in sufficient number, neither had the people gathered themselves together to Jerusalem. read more.
The thing was right in the eyes of the king and of all the assembly. So they established a decree to make proclamation throughout all Israel, from Beersheba even to Dan, that they should come to keep the Passover to Yahweh, the God of Israel, at Jerusalem: for they had not kept it in great numbers in such sort as it is written. So the couriers 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 to Yahweh, the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, that he may return to the remnant that have escaped of you out of the hand of the kings of Assyria. Don't be like your fathers, and like your brothers, who trespassed against Yahweh, the God of their fathers, so that he gave them up to desolation, as you see. Now don't be stiff-necked, as your fathers were; but yield yourselves to Yahweh, and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified forever, and serve Yahweh your God, that his fierce anger may turn away from you. For if you turn again to Yahweh, your brothers and your children shall find compassion before those who led them captive, and shall come again into this land: for Yahweh your God is gracious and merciful, and will not turn away his face from you, if you return to him." So the couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, even to Zebulun: but they ridiculed them, and mocked them.

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

Genesis 18:12

Sarah laughed within herself, saying, "After I have grown old will I have pleasure, my lord being old also?"

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

2 Kings 2:23

He went up from there to Bethel. As he was going up by the way, some youths came out of the city and mocked him, and said to him, "Go up, you baldy! Go up, you baldhead!"