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Ecclesiastes 8:15

Then I commended enjoyment, because a man has no better thing under the sun [without God] than to eat and to drink and to be joyful, for that will remain with him in his toil through the days of his life which God gives him under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 11:9

Rejoice, O young man, in your adolescence, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your [full-grown] youth. And walk in the ways of your heart and in the sight of your eyes, but know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

Genesis 21:9

Now Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking [Isaac].

Lamentations 3:63

Look at their sitting down and their rising up [their movements, doings, and secret counsels]; I am their singsong [the subject of their derision and merriment].

Deuteronomy 28:37

And you shall become an amazement, a proverb, and a byword among all the peoples to which the Lord will lead you.

Matthew 27:41

In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, made sport of Him, saying,

Luke 14:29

Otherwise, when he has laid the foundation and is unable to complete [the building], all who see it will begin to mock and jeer at him,

Psalm 22:7

All who see me laugh at me and mock me; they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they kept mocking the messengers of God and despising His words and scoffing at His prophets till the wrath of the Lord rose against His people, till there was no remedy or healing.

Proverbs 1:26

I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when the thing comes that shall cause you terror and panic -- "

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do you make sport and take your delight? Against whom do you open wide your mouth and put out your tongue? Are you not yourselves the children of transgression, the offspring of deceit -- "

Acts 2:13

But others made a joke of it and derisively said, They are simply drunk and full of sweet [intoxicating] wine.

Luke 22:63

Now the men who had Jesus in custody treated Him with contempt and scoffed at and ridiculed Him and beat Him;

2 Kings 2:23

He went up from Jericho to Bethel. On the way, young [maturing and accountable] boys came out of the city and mocked him and said to him, Go up [in a whirlwind], you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!

Hebrews 12:11

For the time being no discipline brings joy, but seems grievous and painful; but afterwards it yields a peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it [a harvest of fruit which consists in righteousness -- "in conformity to God's will in purpose, thought, and action, resulting in right living and right standing with God].

Numbers 12:1

Now Miriam and Aaron talked against Moses [their brother] because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite woman.

Ecclesiastes 10:20

Curse not the king, no, not even in your thoughts, and curse not the rich in your bedchamber, for a bird of the air will carry the voice, and a winged creature will tell the matter.

Proverbs 1:11

If they say, Come with us; let us lie in wait [to shed] blood, let us ambush the innocent without cause [and show that his piety is in vain];

Genesis 9:22

And Ham, the father of Canaan, glanced at and saw the nakedness of his father and told his two brothers outside.

Proverbs 6:13

He winks with his eyes, he speaks by shuffling or tapping with his feet, he makes signs [to mislead and deceive] and teaches with his fingers.

2 Peter 3:3

To begin with, you must know and understand this, that scoffers (mockers) will come in the last days with scoffing, [people who] walk after their own fleshly desires

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go your way, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart [if you are righteous, wise, and in the hands of God], for God has already accepted your works.

Proverbs 10:23

It is as sport to a [self-confident] fool to do wickedness, but to have skillful and godly Wisdom is pleasure and relaxation to a man of understanding.

Ecclesiastes 2:2

I said of laughter, It is mad, and of pleasure, What does it accomplish?

Ezekiel 36:15

Neither will I let you hear any more the reproach of the nations, nor shall you suffer the dishonor of the peoples any more, nor shall you cause your nation to stumble and fall any more [through idolatry], says the Lord God.

Matthew 12:32

And whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven, but whoever speaks against the Spirit, the Holy One, will not be forgiven, either in this world and age or in the world and age to come.

Psalm 39:8

Deliver me from all my transgressions; make me not the scorn and reproach of the [self-confident] fool!

Romans 14:3

Let not him who eats look down on or despise him who abstains, and let not him who abstains criticize and pass judgment on him who eats; for God has accepted and welcomed him.

1 Kings 18:27

At noon Elijah mocked them, saying, Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is musing, or he has gone aside, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and must be awakened.

2 Timothy 1:6

That is why I would remind you to stir up (rekindle the embers of, fan the flame of, and keep burning) the [gracious] gift of God, [the inner fire] that is in you by means of the laying on of my hands [ with those of the elders at your ordination].

Job 30:1

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

Ezekiel 5:15

So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, a warning and a horror and an astonishment to the [heathen] nations around you when I shall execute judgments upon you in anger and in wrath and in furious chastisements and rebukes -- "I the Lord have spoken it.

Ezekiel 36:3

Therefore prophesy and say, Thus says the Lord God: Because, yes, because they made you a desolation, and they snapped after and crushed you from every side so that you became the possession of the rest of the nations and you became the talk and evil gossip of the people,

Luke 18:32

For He will be handed over to the Gentiles and will be made sport of and scoffed and jeered at and insulted and spit upon.

1 Samuel 1:6

[This embarrassed and grieved Hannah] and her rival provoked her greatly to vex her, because the Lord had left her childless.

1 Kings 9:7

Then I will cut off Israel from the land I have given them, and this house I have hallowed for My Name (renown) I will cast from My sight. And Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all the peoples.

Mark 15:20

And when they had [finished] making sport of Him, they took the purple [robe] off of Him and put His own clothes on Him. And they led Him out [of the city] to crucify Him.

Psalm 55:12

For it is not an enemy who reproaches and taunts me -- "then I might bear it; nor is it one who has hated me who insolently vaunts himself against me -- "then I might hide from him.

Luke 23:11

And Herod, with his soldiers, treated Him with contempt and scoffed at and ridiculed Him; then, dressing Him up in bright and gorgeous apparel, he sent Him back to Pilate.

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7;16;25

And when their hearts were merry, they said, Call for Samson, that he may make sport for us. So they called [blind] Samson out of the prison, and he made sport before them. They made him stand between the pillars.