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Theasaurus: Laughter

25 Bible Verses about Laughter

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 21:6

Then Sarah said, God has made me to laugh so that all that hear will laugh with me.

Matthew 9:24

he said unto them, Give place, for the maid is not dead, but sleeps. And they laughed him to scorn.

Mark 5:40

And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he took the father and the mother of the damsel and those that were with him and entered in where the damsel was lying.

Luke 8:53

And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.

Job 39:18

In her time she lifts up herself on high; she scorns the horse and his rider.

Job 41:29

He counts any weapon as stubble; he laughs at the shaking of a spear.

Psalm 52:6

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

Habakkuk 1:10

And he shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a scorn unto him, he shall deride every fortress and shall heap dust and take it.

Psalm 2:4

He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

Psalm 37:13

The Lord shall laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.

Psalm 59:8

But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the Gentiles in derision.

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth shall be filled with laughter and our tongue with singing; then they shall say among the Gentiles, The LORD has done great things with them.

Luke 6:21

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

Job 5:22

At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh; neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth;

Job 8:21

He will yet fill thy mouth with laughing and thy lips with shouts of joy.

Jeremiah 51:39

In their heat I will place their feasts before them, and I will make them drunken that they may rejoice and sleep an eternal sleep and not wake, said the LORD.

Luke 6:25

Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

James 4:9

Be afflicted and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to heaviness.

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat, the Horonite, and Tobiah, the slave, the Ammonite, and Geshem, the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn and despised us and said, What is this thing that ye do? Will ye rebel against the king?

2 Chronicles 30:10

So the posts passed from city to city through the land of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto Zebulun, but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

Genesis 18:12-15

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old, shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also? Then the LORD said unto Abraham, Why did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child when I am old? Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son.read more.
Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, No, but thou didst laugh.

Psalm 22:7-8

All those that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, Turn him over to the LORD, let him deliver him, let him save him, seeing he delighted in him.

From Thematic Bible


Laughter » Attributed to God

Psalm 37:13

The Lord shall laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.

Psalm 59:8

But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the Gentiles 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;