Now Sarah had said, "God has caused me to laugh, and all who hear about it will laugh with me."
Strength and dignity are her garments; she smiles about the future.
he said, "Go away! The young lady hasn't died, but is sleeping." But they ridiculed him with laughter.
They laughed and laughed at him. But when he had driven all of them outside, he took the child's father and mother, along with the men who were with him, and went into the room where the child was.
They laughed and laughed at him, because they knew she was dead.
And yet when she gets ready to run, she laughs at the horse and its rider."
Clubs are like twigs; he laughs at the whoosh of the javelin.
The righteous will fear when they see this, but then they will laugh at him, saying,
They make fun of kings, deriding those who rule. They laugh at all of the fortified places, constructing ramps to seize them.
He who sits in the heavens laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.
But the Lord laughs at him because he sees that his day is coming!
But you, LORD, will laugh at them; you will mock all the nations.
I will laugh at your calamity. I will mock when what you fear comes,
Then our mouths were filled with laughter, and our tongues formed joyful shouts. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them."
How blessed are you who are hungry now, because you will be satisfied! How blessed are you who are crying now, because you will laugh!
You'll laugh at destruction and famine; and you need not fear the beasts of the earth.
He will soon fill your mouth with laughter, and your lips will shout with joy.
When they're excited I'll serve them their banquet, and make them drunk until they're merry. They'll sleep forever and won't wake up," declares the LORD.
Even in laughter there may be heartache, and at the end of joy there may be grief.
How terrible it will be for you who are full now, because you will be hungry! How terrible it will be for you who are laughing now, because you will mourn and cry!
Be miserable, mourn, and cry. Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy into gloom.
But when Sanballat the Horonite, his servant Tobiah the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arab heard about it, they jeered at us and despised us when they said, "What is this thing that you're doing? You're rebelling against the king, aren't you?"
2 Chronicles 30:10
Couriers crossed from city to city throughout the territories of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun, but those people just mocked them and laughed at them.
That's why Sarah laughed to herself, thinking, "After I'm so old and my husband is old, too, am I going to have sex?" The LORD asked Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh and think, "Am I really going to bear a child, since I'm so old?' Is anything impossible for the LORD? At the time set for it, I will return to you about a year from now and Sarah will have a son."read more.
But Sarah denied it. "I didn't laugh," she claimed, because she was afraid. The LORD replied, "No! You did laugh!"
Everyone who sees me mocks me; they gape at me with open mouths and shake their heads at me. They say, "Commit yourself to the LORD; perhaps the LORD will deliver him, perhaps he will cause him to escape, since he delights in him."