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Theasaurus: Laughter

25 Bible Verses about Laughter

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 21:6

Sarah said, "God has made me laugh, and everyone who hears will laugh with me."

Matthew 9:24

"Leave," He said, "because the girl isn't dead, but sleeping." And they started laughing at Him.

Mark 5:40

They started laughing at Him, but He put them all outside. He took the child's father, mother, and those who were with Him, and entered the place where the child was.

Luke 8:53

They started laughing at Him, because they knew she was dead.

Job 39:18

When she proudly spreads her wings, she laughs at the horse and its rider.

Job 41:29

A club is regarded as stubble, and he laughs at the whirring of a javelin.

Psalm 52:6

The righteous will look on with awe and will ridicule him:

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 2:4

The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord ridicules them.

Psalm 126:2

Our mouths were filled with laughter then, and our tongues with shouts of joy. Then they said among the nations, "The Lord has done great things for them."

Luke 6:21

Blessed are you who are hungry now, because you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, because you will laugh.

Job 5:22

You will laugh at destruction and hunger and not fear the animals of the earth.

Job 8:21

He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with a shout of joy.

Jeremiah 51:39

While they are flushed with heat, I will serve them a feast, and I will make them drunk so that they revel. Then they will fall asleep forever and never wake up. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you who are full now, because you will be hungry. Woe to you who are laughing now, because you will mourn and weep.

James 4:9

Be miserable and mourn and weep. Your laughter must change to mourning and your joy to sorrow.

Nehemiah 2:19

When Sanballat the Horonite, Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard [about this], they mocked and despised us, and said, "What is this you're doing? Are you rebelling against the king?"

2 Chronicles 30:10

The couriers traveled from city to city in the land of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun, but the inhabitants laughed at them and mocked them.

Genesis 18:12-15

So she laughed to herself: "After I have become shriveled up and my lord is old, will I have delight?" But the Lord asked Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh, saying, 'Can I really have a baby when I'm old?' Is anything impossible for the Lord? At the appointed time I will come back to you, and in about a year she will have a son."read more.
Sarah denied it. "I did not laugh," she said, because she was afraid. But He replied, "No, you did laugh."

Psalm 22:7-8

Everyone who sees me mocks me; they sneer and shake their heads: "He relies on the Lord; let Him rescue him; let the Lord deliver him, since He takes pleasure in him."

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