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Theasaurus: Laughter

25 Bible Verses about Laughter

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 21:6

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

Matthew 9:24

he said to them, "Make room, because the girl isn't dead, but sleeping." They were ridiculing him.

Mark 5:40

They ridiculed him. But he, having put them all out, took the father of the child, her mother, and those who were with him, and went in where the child was lying.

Luke 8:53

They were ridiculing him, knowing that she was dead.

Job 39:18

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

Job 41:29

Clubs are counted as stubble. He laughs at the rushing of the javelin.

Psalm 52:6

The righteous also will see it, and fear, and laugh at him, saying,

Habakkuk 1:10

Yes, he scoffs at kings, and princes are a derision to him. He laughs at every stronghold, for he builds up an earthen ramp, and takes it.

Psalm 2:4

He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lord will have them in derision.

Psalm 37:13

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

Psalm 126:2

Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, "Yahweh has done great things for them."

Luke 6:21

Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.

Job 5:22

At destruction and famine you shall laugh, neither shall you be afraid of the animals of the earth.

Job 8:21

He will still fill your mouth with laughter, your lips with shouting.

Jeremiah 51:39

When they are heated, I will make their feast, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, says Yahweh.

Luke 6:25

Woe to you, you who are full now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.

James 4:9

Lament, mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to gloom.

Nehemiah 2:19

But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they ridiculed us, and despised us, and said, "What is this thing that you are doing? Will you rebel against the king?"

2 Chronicles 30:10

So the couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, even to Zebulun: but they ridiculed them, and mocked them.

Genesis 18:12-15

Sarah laughed within herself, saying, "After I have grown old will I have pleasure, my lord being old also?" Yahweh said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh, saying, 'Will I really bear a child, yet I am old?' Is anything too hard for Yahweh? At the set time I will return to you, when the season comes round, and Sarah will have a son."read more.
Then Sarah denied, saying, "I didn't laugh," for she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."

Psalm 22:7-8

All those who see me mock me. They insult me with their lips. They shake their heads, saying, "He trusts in Yahweh; let him deliver him. Let him rescue him, since he delights in him."

From Thematic Bible


Laughter » Attributed to God

Psalm 37:13

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

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;