Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing 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 giveth him under the sun.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, which she had born unto Abraham, mocking.
And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead thee.
Likewise also the chief priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said,
Lest haply, after he hath 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 misused 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 cometh;
Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,
The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.
And the men that held Jesus mocked him, and smote him.
Whoso mocketh the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
2 Kings 2:23
And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head.
So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?
Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.
Curse not the king, no not in thy thought; and curse not the rich in thy bedchamber: for a bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
If they say, Come with us, let us lay wait for blood, let us lurk privily for the innocent without cause:
And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.
He winketh with his eyes, he speaketh with his feet, he teacheth with his fingers;
For the goodman is not at home, he is gone 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.
Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
Neither will I cause men to hear in thee the shame of the heathen any more, neither shalt thou bear the reproach of the people any more, neither shalt thou cause thy nations to fall any more, saith the Lord GOD.
And whosoever speaketh a word against the Son of man, it shall be forgiven him: but whosoever speaketh against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this world, neither in the world to come.
1 Timothy 4:12
Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
Deliver me from all my transgressions: make me not the reproach of the foolish.
Let not him that eateth despise him that eateth not; and let not him which eateth not judge him that eateth: for God hath 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 pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.
2 Timothy 1:6
Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up 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 have set with the dogs of my flock.
So 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 in thee in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I the LORD have spoken it.
Therefore prophesy and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because they have made you desolate, and swallowed you up on every side, that ye might be a possession unto the residue of the heathen, and ye are taken up in the lips of talkers, and are an infamy of the people:
For he shall be delivered unto the Gentiles, and shall be mocked, and spitefully entreated, and spitted on:
For neither did his brethren believe in him.
1 Samuel 1:6
And her adversary also provoked her sore, for 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, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.
And Herod with his men of war set him at nought, and mocked him, and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe, and sent him again to Pilate.