So I commended enjoyment, because there is nothing better for man under the sun except to eat, drink, and enjoy himself, for this will accompany him in his labor during the years of his days that God gives him under the sun.
Rejoice, young man, while you are young, and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth. And walk in the ways of your heart and in the sights of your eyes; but know that for all of these things God will bring you to judgment.
But Sarah saw the son mocking-the one Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham.
When they sit and when they rise, look, I am mocked by their songs.
You will become an object of horror, scorn, and ridicule among all the peoples where the Lord will drive you.
In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked Him and said,
Otherwise, after he has laid the foundation and cannot finish it, all the onlookers will begin to make fun of him,
Everyone who sees me mocks me; they sneer and shake their heads:
2 Chronicles 36:16
But they kept ridiculing God's messengers, despising His words, and scoffing at His prophets, until the Lord's wrath was so stirred up against His people that there was no remedy.
I, in turn, will laugh at your calamity. I will mock when terror strikes you,
Who is it you are mocking? Who is it you are opening your mouth and sticking out your tongue at? Isn't it you, you rebellious children, you race of liars,
As for the eye that ridicules a father and despises obedience to a mother, may ravens of the valley pluck it out and young vultures eat it.
But some sneered and said, "They're full of new wine!"
The men who were holding Jesus started mocking and beating Him.
The one who mocks the poor insults his Maker, and one who rejoices over disaster will not go unpunished.
2 Kings 2:23
From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking up the path, some small boys came out of the city and harassed him, chanting, "Go up, baldy! Go up, baldy!"
so is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "I was only joking!"
No discipline seems enjoyable at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it yields the fruit of peace and righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
Miriam and Aaron criticized Moses because of the Cushite woman he married (for he had married a Cushite woman).
Do not curse the king even in your thoughts, and do not curse a rich person even in your bedroom, for a bird of the sky may carry the message, and a winged creature may report the matter.
If they say-"Come with us! Let's set an ambush and kill someone. Let's attack some innocent person just for fun!
Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father naked and told his two brothers outside.
who winks his eyes, signals with his feet, and gestures with his fingers,
2 Peter 3:3
First, be aware of this: scoffers will come in the last days to scoff, following their own lusts,
The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, were listening to all these things and scoffing at Him.
You must not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of the blind, but you are to fear your God; I am the Lord.
Go, eat your bread with pleasure, and drink your wine with a cheerful heart, for God has already accepted your works.
As shameful conduct is pleasure for a fool, so wisdom is for a man of understanding.
I said about laughter, "It is madness," and about pleasure, "What does this accomplish?"
"I will no longer allow the insults of the nations to be heard against you, and you will not have to endure the reproach of the peoples any more; you will no longer cause your nation to stumble." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .
Whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him. But whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven him, either in this age or in the one to come.
1 Timothy 4:12
No one should despise your youth; instead, you should be an example to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
Deliver me from all my transgressions; do not make me the taunt of fools.
One who eats must not look down on one who does not eat; and one who does not eat must not criticize one who does, because God has accepted him.
1 Kings 18:27
At noon Elijah mocked them. He said, "Shout loudly, for he's a god! Maybe he's thinking it over; maybe he has wandered away; or maybe he's on the road. Perhaps he's sleeping and will wake up!"
2 Timothy 1:6
Therefore, I remind you to keep ablaze the gift of God that is in you through the laying on of my hands.
But now they mock me, men younger than I am, whose fathers I would have refused to put with my sheep dogs.
So you will be a disgrace and a taunt, a warning and a horror, to the nations around you when I execute judgments against you in anger, wrath, and furious rebukes. I, the Lord, have spoken.
therefore, prophesy and say: This is what the Lord God says: Because they have made you desolate and have trampled you from every side, so that you became a possession for the rest of the nations and an object of people's gossip and slander,
For He will be handed over to the Gentiles, and He will be mocked, insulted, spit on;
(For not even His brothers believed in Him.)
1 Samuel 1:6
Her rival would taunt her severely just to provoke her, because the Lord had kept Hannah from conceiving.
1 Kings 9:7
I will cut off Israel from the land I gave them, and I will reject the temple I have sanctified for My name. Israel will become an object of scorn and ridicule among all the peoples.
When they had mocked Him, they stripped Him of the purple robe, put His clothes on Him, and led Him out to crucify Him.
Now, it is not an enemy who insults me- otherwise I could bear it; it is not a foe who rises up against me- otherwise I could hide from him.
"Leave," He said, "because the girl isn't dead, but sleeping." And they started laughing at Him.
Then Herod, with his soldiers, treated Him with contempt, mocked Him, dressed Him in a brilliant robe, and sent Him back to Pilate.