And I commended mirth, because there is nothing better for man under the sun than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry; for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God hath given him under the sun.
Rejoice, young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thy heart, and in the sight of thine eyes; but know that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking.
Behold thou their sitting down and their rising up: I am their song.
And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples whither Jehovah shall lead thee.
And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,
in order that, having laid the foundation of it, and not being able to finish it, all who see it do not begin to mock at him,
All they that see me laugh me to scorn; they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying:
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they mocked at the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the fury of Jehovah rose against his people, and there was no remedy.
I also will laugh in your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh;
Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom do ye make a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? Are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,
The eye that mocketh at a father, and despiseth to obey a mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
But others mocking said, They are full of new wine.
And the men who held him mocked him, beating him;
Whoso mocketh a poor man reproacheth his Maker; he that is glad at calamity shall not be held innocent.
2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from thence to Bethel, and as he went up by the way, there came forth little boys out of the city, and mocked him, and said to him, Go up, bald head; go up, bald head!
so is a man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am I not in sport?
But no chastening at the time seems to be matter of joy, but of grief; but afterwards yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those exercised by it.
And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had taken; for he had taken a Cushite as wife.
Curse not the king, no, not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for the bird of the air will carry the voice, and that which hath wings will tell the matter.
If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk secretly for the innocent without cause;
And Ham the father of Canaan saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren outside.
he winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers;
For the husband is not at home, he is gone a long journey;
2 Peter 3:3
knowing this first, that there shall come at the close of the days mockers with mocking, walking according to their own lusts,
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things, and mocked him.
Thou shalt not revile a deaf person, and thou shalt not put a stumbling-block before a blind one; but thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.
Go, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works.
It is as sport to a foolish man to do wickedness; but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
neither will I cause thee to hear the ignominy of the nations any more, and thou shalt not bear the reproach of the peoples any more, neither shalt thou cause thy nation to fall any more, saith the Lord Jehovah.
And whosoever shall have spoken a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him; but whosoever shall speak against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this age nor in the coming one.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no one despise thy youth, but be a model of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
Deliver me from all my transgressions; make me not the reproach of the foolish.
Let not him that eats make little of him that eats not; and let not him that eats not judge him that eats: for God has received him.
1 Kings 18:27
And it came to pass at noon that Elijah mocked them and said, Cry aloud; for he is a god; for he is meditating, or gone aside, or he is on a journey; perhaps he sleeps, and will awake.
2 Timothy 1:6
For which cause I put thee in mind to rekindle the gift of God which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.
But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.
And it shall be a reproach, and a taunt, an instruction, and an astonishment unto the nations that are round about thee, when I shall execute judgments upon thee in anger, and in fury, and in furious rebukes: I, Jehovah, have spoken.
therefore prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Because, yea, because they have made you desolate, and have swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the remnant of the nations, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and in the defaming of the people:
for he shall be delivered up to the nations, and shall be mocked, and insulted, and spit upon.
for neither did his brethren believe on him.
1 Samuel 1:6
And her adversary provoked her much also, to make her fret, because Jehovah had shut up her womb.
1 Kings 9:7
then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and the house, which I have hallowed to my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a by word among all peoples;
And when they had mocked him, they took the purple off him, and put his own clothes on him; and they lead him out that they may crucify him.
For it is not an enemy that hath reproached me then could I have borne it; neither is it he that hateth me that hath magnified himself against me then would I have hidden myself from him;
he said, Withdraw, for the damsel is not dead, but sleeps. And they derided him.
And Herod with his troops having set him at nought and mocked him, having put a splendid robe upon him, sent him back to Pilate.