24 Bible Verses about joking

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Proverbs 26:18

Like a madman who throws
Firebrands, arrows and death,

Job 30:9

“And now I have become their taunt,
I have even become a byword to them.

Genesis 19:14

Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were to marry his daughters, and said, “Up, get out of this place, for the Lord will destroy the city.” But he appeared to his sons-in-law to be jesting.

Jeremiah 10:15

They are worthless, a work of mockery;
In the time of their punishment they will perish.

Job 12:4

“I am a joke to my friends,
The one who called on God and He answered him;
The just and blameless man is a joke.

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Do not let your speech cause you to sin and do not say in the presence of the messenger of God that it was a mistake. Why should God be angry on account of your voice and destroy the work of your hands?

1 Kings 9:7

then I will cut off Israel from the land which I have given them, and the house which I have consecrated for My name, I will cast out of My sight. So Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Psalm 44:14

You make us a byword among the nations,
A laughingstock among the peoples.

Habakkuk 1:10

“They mock at kings
And rulers are a laughing matter to them.
They laugh at every fortress
And heap up rubble to capture it.

Psalm 109:8

Let his days be few;
Let another take his office.

1 Kings 18:27

It came about at noon, that Elijah mocked them and said, “Call out with a loud voice, for he is a god; either he is occupied or gone aside, or is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and needs to be awakened.”

Psalm 89:41

All who pass along the way plunder him;
He has become a reproach to his neighbors.

Jeremiah 20:8

For each time I speak, I cry aloud;
I proclaim violence and destruction,
Because for me the word of the Lord has resulted
In reproach and derision all day long.

Jeremiah 51:18

They are worthless, a work of mockery;
In the time of their punishment they will perish.

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