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Theasaurus: Laughter

25 Bible Verses about Laughter

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 21:6

And Sarah said, God has made me laugh: all that hear will laugh with me.

Mark 5:40

And they derided him. But he, having put them all out, takes with him the father of the child, and the mother, and those that were with him, and enters in where the child was lying.

Job 39:18

What time she lasheth herself on high, she scorneth the horse and his rider.

Job 41:29

Clubs are counted as stubble; he laugheth at the shaking of a javelin.

Psalm 52:6

The righteous also shall see, and fear, and shall laugh at him, saying,

Habakkuk 1:10

Yea, he scoffeth at kings, and princes are a scorn unto him; he derideth every stronghold: for he heapeth up dust, and taketh it.

Psalm 2:4

He that dwelleth in the heavens shall laugh, the Lord shall have them in derision.

Psalm 59:8

But thou, Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; thou wilt have all the nations in derision.

Psalm 126:2

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with rejoicing: then said they among the nations, Jehovah hath done great things for them.

Luke 6:21

Blessed ye that hunger now, for ye shall be filled. Blessed ye that weep now, for ye shall laugh.

Job 5:22

At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh, and of the beasts of the earth thou shalt not be afraid.

Job 8:21

Whilst he would fill thy mouth with laughing and thy lips with shouting,

Jeremiah 51:39

When they are heated, I will prepare their drink, and I will make them drunken, that they may exult, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith Jehovah.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you that are filled, for ye shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for ye shall mourn and weep.

James 4:9

Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

Nehemiah 2:19

And Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobijah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it; and they mocked us and despised us, and said, What is this thing which ye do? will ye rebel against the king?

2 Chronicles 30:10

And the couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, even to Zebulun; but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

Genesis 18:12-15

And Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am become old, shall I have pleasure, and my lord old? And Jehovah said to Abraham, Why is this, that Sarah laughs, saying, Shall I indeed bear, when I am become old? Is any matter too wonderful for Jehovah? At the time appointed I will return to thee, at this time of the year, and Sarah shall have a son.read more.
And Sarah denied, saying, I did not laugh; for she was afraid. And he said, No; but thou didst laugh.

Psalm 22:7-8

All they that see me laugh me to scorn; they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying: Commit it to Jehovah let him rescue him; let him deliver him, because he delighteth in him!

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Laughter » Attributed to God

Psalm 59:8

But thou, Jehovah, wilt laugh at them; thou wilt have all the nations in derision.

Laughter » A time for

Ecclesiastes 3:4

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; A time to mourn, and a time to dance;