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Theasaurus: Laughter

25 Bible Verses about Laughter

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 21:6

Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh with me.”

Matthew 9:24

He said, “Leave; for the girl has not died, but is asleep.” And they began laughing at Him.

Mark 5:40

They began laughing at Him. But putting them all out, He *took along the child’s father and mother and His own companions, and *entered the room where the child was.

Luke 8:53

And they began laughing at Him, knowing that she had died.

Job 39:18

“When she lifts herself on high,
She laughs at the horse and his rider.

Job 41:29

“Clubs are regarded as stubble;
He laughs at the rattling of the javelin.

Psalm 52:6

The righteous will see and fear,
And will laugh at him, saying,

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 2:4

He who sits in the heavens laughs,
The Lord scoffs at them.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth was filled with laughter
And our tongue with joyful shouting;
Then they said among the nations,
“The Lord has done great things for them.”

Luke 6:21

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.

Job 5:22

“You will laugh at violence and famine,
And you will not be afraid of wild beasts.

Job 8:21

“He will yet fill your mouth with laughter
And your lips with shouting.

Jeremiah 51:39

“When they become heated up, I will serve them their banquet
And make them drunk, that they may become jubilant
And may sleep a perpetual sleep
And not wake up,” declares the Lord.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.

James 4:9

Be miserable and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy to gloom.

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard it, they mocked us and despised us and said, “What is this thing you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?”

2 Chronicles 30:10

So the couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, and as far as Zebulun, but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

Genesis 18:12-15

Sarah laughed to herself, saying, “After I have become old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?” And the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh, saying, ‘Shall I indeed bear a child, when I am so old?’ Is anything too difficult for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, at this time next year, and Sarah will have a son.”read more.
Sarah denied it however, saying, “I did not laugh”; for she was afraid. And He said, “No, but you did laugh.”

Psalm 22:7-8

All who see me sneer at me;
They separate with the lip, they wag the head, saying,
“Commit yourself to the Lord; let Him deliver him;
Let Him rescue him, because He delights in him.”

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