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Theasaurus: Laughter

25 Bible Verses about Laughter

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 21:6

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

Matthew 9:24

He said unto them, Depart: for the girl 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 child, and them that were with him, and entered in where the child was lying.

Luke 8:53

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

Job 39:18

When she lifts up herself high, she scorns the horse and his rider.

Job 41:29

Darts are counted as straw: he laughs at the threat of a javelin.

Psalm 52:6

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

Habakkuk 1:10

And they shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a scorn unto them: they shall deride every stronghold; for they shall heap up earth, 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 you, O LORD, shall laugh at them; you shall have all the nations in derision.

Psalm 126:2

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the nations, The LORD has done great things for them.

Luke 6:21

Blessed are you that hunger now: for you shall be filled. Blessed are you that weep now: for you shall laugh.

Job 5:22

At destruction and famine you shall laugh: neither shall you be afraid of the beasts of the earth.

Job 8:21

Till he fills your mouth with laughing, and your lips with rejoicing.

Jeremiah 51:39

In their excitement I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunk, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says the LORD.

Luke 6:25

Woe unto you that are full! for you shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for you 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 servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed at us, and despised us, and said, What is this thing that you do? will you rebel against the king?

2 Chronicles 30:10

So the runners passed from city to city through the country 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 have grown old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also? And the LORD said unto Abraham, Why did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a certainty bear a child, who am old? Is anything too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto you, 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, Nay; but you did laugh.

Psalm 22:7-8

All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying, He trusted in the LORD that he would deliver him: let him deliver 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 you, O LORD, shall laugh at them; you shall 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;