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Theasaurus: Joking

24 Bible Verses about joking

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 26:18

Like a madman who throws flaming darts and deadly arrows,

Job 30:9

Now I am mocked by their songs;
I have become an object of scorn to them.

Genesis 19:14

So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who were going to marry his daughters. “Get up,” he said. “Get out of this place, for the Lord is about to destroy the city!” But his sons-in-law thought he was joking.

Jeremiah 10:15

They are worthless, a work to be mocked.
At the time of their punishment
they will be destroyed.

Job 12:4

I am a laughingstock to my friends,
by calling on God, who answers me.
The righteous and upright man is a laughingstock.

Colossians 3:8

But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

Ecclesiastes 5:6

Do not let your mouth bring guilt on you, and do not say in the presence of the messenger that it was a mistake. Why should God be angry with your words and destroy the work of your hands?

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.

Psalm 44:14

You make us a joke among the nations,
a laughingstock among the peoples.

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at making restitution,
but there is goodwill among the upright.

Habakkuk 1:10

They mock kings,
and rulers are a joke to them.
They laugh at every fortress
and build siege ramps to capture it.

Psalm 109:8

Let his days be few;
let another take over his position.

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!”

Psalm 89:41

All who pass by plunder him;
he has become an object of ridicule
to his neighbors.

Jeremiah 20:8

For whenever I speak, I cry out,
I proclaim, “Violence and destruction!”
because the word of the Lord has become for me
constant disgrace and derision.

Jeremiah 51:18

They are worthless, a work to be mocked.
At the time of their punishment they will be destroyed.

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