Then I commended mirth, because a man has no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him in his labor all the days of his life, which God gives him under the sun.
Rejoice, O young man, in your youth; and let your heart cheer you in the days of your 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.
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne unto Abraham, mocking.
And you shall become a horror, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations where the LORD shall lead you.
Likewise also the chief priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, saying,
Lest perhaps, after he has laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock 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 the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.
I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes;
Against whom do you make sport? against whom do you open your mouth wide, and stick out the tongue? are you not children of transgression, offspring of falsehood,
The eye that mocks at his father, and despises to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young vultures shall eat it.
Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.
And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and struck him.
Whosoever mocks the poor reproaches his Maker: and he that is glad at calamity shall not be unpunished.
2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from there unto Beth-el: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth youths out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, you bald head; go up, you bald head.
So is the man that deceives his neighbor, and says, Am I not jesting?
Now no chastening for the present seems to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them who are trained by it.
And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
Curse not the king, no not even in your thought; and curse not the rich in your bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which has wings shall tell the matter.
If they say, Come with us, let us lie in 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 winks with his eyes, he signals with his feet, he motions with his fingers;
For my husband is not at home, he has gone on a long journey:
2 Peter 3:3
Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him.
You shall not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling block before the blind, but shall fear your God: I am the LORD.
Go your way, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God now accepts your works.
It is as sport to a fool to do wrong: but a man of understanding has wisdom.
Neither will I cause men to hear in you the shame of the nations any more, neither shall you bear the reproach of the people any more, neither shall you cause your nation to fall any more, says the Lord GOD.
And whosoever speaks a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaks against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, nor in the world to come.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no man despise your youth; but be an example of the believers, in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.
Let not him that eats despise him that eats not; and let not him who 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; either he is talking, or he is busy, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps, and must be awaked.
2 Timothy 1:6
Therefore I remind you that you stir up the gift of God, which is in you by the laying on of my hands.
But now they that are younger than I hold me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.
So it shall be a reproach and a taunt, a warning and an astonishment unto the nations that are round about you, when I shall execute judgments on you in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I the LORD have spoken it.
Therefore prophesy and say, Thus says the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that you might be a possession unto the rest of the nations, and you are taken up by the lips of talkers, and are slandered by the people:
For he shall be delivered unto the Gentiles, and shall be mocked, and spitefully treated, and spit on:
For neither did his brothers believe in him.
1 Samuel 1:6
And her adversary also provoked her severely to make her fret, because the LORD 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 this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all people:
And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him.
For it was not an enemy that reproached me; then I could have borne it: neither was it he that hated me that did magnify himself against me; then I would have hid myself from him:
He said unto them, Depart: for the girl is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn.
And Herod with his men of war despised him, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate.