And I have praised mirth because there is no good to man under the sun except to eat and to drink, and to rejoice, and it remaineth with him of his labour the days of his life that God hath given to him under the sun.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy childhood, And let thy heart gladden thee in days of thy youth, And walk in the ways of thy heart, And in the sight of thine eyes, And know thou that for all these, Doth God bring thee into judgment.
and Sarah seeth the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she hath borne to Abraham, mocking,
Their sitting down, and their rising up, Behold attentively, I am their song.
and thou hast been for an astonishment, for a simile, and for a byword among all the peoples whither Jehovah doth lead thee.
And in like manner also the chief priests mocking, with the scribes and elders, said,
lest that he having laid a foundation, and not being able to finish, all who are beholding may begin to mock him,
All beholding me do mock at me, They make free with the lip -- shake the head,
2 Chronicles 36:16
and they are mocking at the messengers of God, and despising His words, and acting deceitfully with His prophets, till the going up of the fury of Jehovah against His people -- till there is no healing.
I also in your calamity do laugh, I deride when your fear cometh,
Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom enlarge ye the mouth? Prolong ye the tongue? Are not ye children of transgression? a false seed?
An eye that mocketh at a father, And despiseth to obey a mother, Dig it out do ravens of the valley, And eat it do young eagles.
and others mocking said, -- 'They are full of sweet wine;'
And the men who were holding Jesus were mocking him, beating him;
Whoso is mocking at the poor Hath reproached his Maker, Whoso is rejoicing at calamity is not acquitted.
2 Kings 2:23
And he goeth up thence to Beth-El, and he is going up in the way, and little youths have come out from the city, and scoff at him, and say to him, 'Go up, bald-head! go up, bald-head!'
So hath a man deceived his neighbour, And hath said, 'Am not I playing?'
and all chastening for the present, indeed, doth not seem to be of joy, but of sorrow, yet afterward the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those exercised through it -- it doth yield.
And Miriam speaketh -- Aaron also -- against Moses concerning the circumstance of the Cushite woman whom he had taken: for a Cushite woman he had taken;
Even in thy mind a king revile not, And in the inner parts of thy bed-chamber Revile not the rich: For a fowl of the heavens causeth the voice to go, And a possessor of wings declareth the word.
If they say, 'Come with us, we lay wait for blood, We watch secretly for the innocent without cause,
And Ham, father of Canaan, seeth the nakedness of his father, and declareth to his two brethren without.
Winking with his eyes, speaking with his feet, Directing with his fingers,
For the man is not in his house, He hath gone on a long journey.
2 Peter 3:3
this first knowing, that there shall come in the latter end of the days scoffers, according to their own desires going on,
And also the Pharisees, being lovers of money, were hearing all these things, and were deriding him,
Thou dost not revile the deaf; and before the blind thou dost not put a stumbling block; and thou hast been afraid of thy God; I am Jehovah.
Go, eat with joy thy bread, and drink with a glad heart thy wine, for already hath God been pleased with thy works.
To execute inventions is as play to a fool, And wisdom to a man of understanding.
Of laughter I said, 'Foolish!' and of mirth, 'What is this it is doing?'
And I proclaim not unto thee any more the shame of the nations, And the reproach of peoples thou bearest no more, And thy nations stumble not any more, An affirmation of the Lord Jehovah.'
And whoever may speak a word against the Son of Man it shall be forgiven to him, but whoever may speak against the Holy Spirit, it shall not be forgiven him, neither in this age, nor in that which is coming.
1 Timothy 4:12
let no one despise thy youth, but a pattern become thou of those believing in word, in behaviour, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity;
From all my transgressions deliver me, A reproach of the fool make me not.
let not him who is eating despise him who is not eating: and let not him who is not eating judge him who is eating, for God did receive him.
1 Kings 18:27
And it cometh to pass, at noon, that Elijah playeth on them, and saith, 'Call with a loud voice, for he is a god, for he is meditating, or pursuing, or on a journey; it may be he is asleep, an doth awake.'
2 Timothy 1:6
For which cause I remind thee to stir up the gift of God that is in thee through the putting on of my hands,
And now, laughed at me, Have the younger in days than I, Whose fathers I have loathed to set With the dogs of my flock.
And it hath been a reproach and a reviling, An instruction and an astonishment, To nations that are round about thee, In My doing in thee judgments, In anger and fury, and in furious reproofs, I, Jehovah, have spoken.
therefore, prophesy, and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Because, even because, of desolating, And of swallowing you up from round about, For your being a possession to the remnant of the nations, And ye are taken up on the tip of the tongue, And are an evil report of the people.
for he shall be delivered up to the nations, and shall be mocked, and insulted, and spit upon,
for not even were his brethren believing in him.
1 Samuel 1:6
and her adversity hath also provoked her greatly, so as to make her tremble, for Jehovah hath shut up her womb.
1 Kings 9:7
then I have cut off Israel from the face of the ground that I have given to them, and the house that I have hallowed for My name I send away from My presence, and Israel hath been for a simile and for a byword among all the peoples;
and when they had mocked him, they took the purple from off him, and clothed him in his own garments, and they led him forth, that they may crucify him.
For an enemy reproacheth me not, or I bear it, He who is hating me Hath not magnified himself against me, Or I hide from him.
he saith to them, 'Withdraw, for the damsel did not die, but doth sleep,' and they were deriding him;
and Herod with his soldiers having set him at nought, and having mocked, having put around him gorgeous apparel, did send him back to Pilate,