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Theasaurus: Mockery

65 Bible Verses about Mockery

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Isaiah 52:5

and now, what have I here, saith Jehovah, that my people hath been taken away for nought? They that rule over them make them to howl, saith Jehovah; and continually all the day is my name scorned.

Psalm 74:10

How long, O God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy contemn thy name for ever?

Job 30:1

But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to set with the dogs of my flock.

Job 17:2

Are there not mockers around me? and doth not mine eye abide in their provocation?

Job 21:3

Suffer me and I will speak; and after I have spoken, mock on!

Job 30:9

And now I am their song, yea, I am their byword.

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked at the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the fury of Jehovah rose against his people, and there was no remedy.

Nehemiah 2:19

And Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobijah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it; and they mocked us and despised us, and said, What is this thing which ye do? will ye rebel against the king?

Psalm 22:7

All they that see me laugh me to scorn; they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying:

Psalm 35:15-16

But at my halting they rejoiced, and gathered together: the slanderers gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they did tear me, and ceased not: With profane jesters for bread, they have gnashed their teeth against me.

Psalm 80:6

Thou hast made us a strife unto our neighbours, and our enemies mock among themselves.

Psalm 89:50-51

Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy servants that I bear in my bosom that of all the mighty peoples -- Wherewith thine enemies, O Jehovah, have reproached, wherewith they have reproached the footsteps of thine anointed.

Psalm 119:51

The proud have derided me beyond measure: I have not declined from thy law.

Jeremiah 20:7

Jehovah, thou hast enticed me, and I was enticed; thou hast laid hold of me, and hast prevailed; I am become a derision the whole day: every one mocketh me.

Acts 17:32

And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked, and some said, We will hear thee again also concerning this.

Acts 26:24

And as he answered for his defence with these things, Festus says with a loud voice, Thou art mad, Paul; much learning turns thee to madness.

Matthew 20:17-19

And Jesus, going up to Jerusalem, took the twelve disciples with him apart in the way, and said to them, Behold we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man will be delivered up to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn him to death; and they will deliver him up to the nations to mock and to scourge and to crucify, and the third day he shall rise again.

Mark 10:32-34

And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was going on before them; and they were amazed, and were afraid as they followed. And taking the twelve again to him, he began to tell them what was going to happen to him: Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man shall be delivered up to the chief priests and to the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him up to the nations: and they shall mock him, and shall scourge him, and shall spit upon him, and shall kill him; and after three days he shall rise again.

Luke 18:31-33

And he took the twelve to him and said to them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written of the Son of man by the prophets shall be accomplished; for he shall be delivered up to the nations, and shall be mocked, and insulted, and spit upon. And when they have scourged him they will kill him; and on the third day he will rise again.

Matthew 26:67-68

Then they spit in his face, and buffeted him, and some struck him with the palms of their hand, saying, Prophesy to us, Christ, Who is it who struck thee?

Mark 14:65

And some began to spit upon him, and cover up his face, and buffet him, and say to him, Prophesy; and the officers struck him with the palms of their hands.

Luke 22:63-65

And the men who held him mocked him, beating him; and covering him up, asked him saying, Prophesy, who is it that struck thee? And they said many other injurious things to him.

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his troops having set him at nought and mocked him, having put a splendid robe upon him, sent him back to Pilate.

Matthew 27:27-31

Then the soldiers of the governor, having taken Jesus with them to the praetorium, gathered against him the whole band, and having taken off his garment, put on him a scarlet cloak; and having woven a crown out of thorns, they put it on his head, and a reed in his right hand; and, bowing the knee before him, they mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!read more.
And having spit upon him, they took the reed and beat him on his head. And when they had mocked him, they took the cloak off him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him away to crucify.

Mark 15:16-20

And the soldiers led him away into the court which is called the praetorium, and they call together the whole band. And they clothe him with purple, and bind round on him a crown of thorns which they had plaited. And they began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews!read more.
And they struck his head with a reed, and spat on him, and, bending the knee, did him homage. And when they had mocked him, they took the purple off him, and put his own clothes on him; and they lead him out that they may crucify him.

Matthew 27:41-44

And in like manner the chief priests also, mocking, with the scribes and elders, said, He saved others, himself he cannot save. He is King of Israel: let him descend now from the cross, and we will believe on him. He trusted upon God; let him save him now if he will have him. For he said, I am Son of God.read more.
And the robbers also who had been crucified with him cast the same reproaches on him.

Mark 15:31-32

In like manner the chief priests also, with the scribes, mocking with one another, said, He saved others; himself he cannot save. Let the Christ the King of Israel descend now from the cross, that we may see and may believe. And they that were crucified with him reproached him.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding, and the rulers also with them sneered, saying, He has saved others; let him save himself if this is the Christ, the chosen one of God.

Luke 23:36

And the soldiers also made game of him, coming up offering him vinegar,

2 Kings 19:20-28

And Isaiah the son of Amoz sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus saith Jehovah the God of Israel: That which thou hast prayed to me concerning Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard. This is the word that Jehovah has spoken against him: The virgin-daughter of Zion despiseth thee, laugheth thee to scorn; The daughter of Jerusalem shaketh her head at thee. Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted the voice? Against the Holy one of Israel hast thou lifted up thine eyes on high.read more.
By thy messengers thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots have I come up To the height of the mountain, to the recesses of Lebanon, And I will cut down its tall cedars, the choice of its cypresses; And I will enter into its furthest lodging-place, into the forest of its fruitful field. I have digged, and have drunk strange waters, And with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the streams of Matsor. Hast thou not heard long ago that I have done it? And that from ancient days I formed it? Now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest lay waste fortified cities into ruinous heaps. And their inhabitants were powerless, They were dismayed and put to shame; They were as the growing grass, and as the green herb, As the grass on the housetops, and grain blighted before it be grown up. But I know thine abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, And thy raging against me. Because thy raging against me and thine arrogance is come up into mine ears, I will put my ring in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, And I will make thee go back by the way by which thou camest.

Isaiah 37:22-29

this is the word which Jehovah hath spoken against him: The virgin-daughter of Zion despiseth thee, laugheth thee to scorn; the daughter of Jerusalem shaketh her head at thee. Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted the voice? Against the Holy One of Israel hast thou lifted up thine eyes on high. By thy servants thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots am I come up to the height of the mountains, to the recesses of Lebanon; and I will cut down its tall cedars, the choice of its cypresses; and I will enter into its furthest height, into the forest of its fruitful field.read more.
I have digged and drunk water; and with the sole of my feet have I dried up all the streams of Matsor. Hast thou not heard that long ago I did it, and that from ancient days I formed it? Now have I brought it to pass, that thou shouldest lay waste fortified cities into ruinous heaps. And their inhabitants were powerless, they were dismayed and put to shame; they were as the grass of the field and the green herb, as the grass on the housetops, and grain blighted before it be grown up. But I know thine abode, and thy going out, and thy coming in, and thy raging against me. Because thy raging against me and thine arrogance is come up into mine ears, I will put my ring in thy nose, and my bridle in thy lips, and I will make thee go back by the way by which thou camest.

Job 22:17-20

Who said unto God, Depart from us! and what could the Almighty do to them? Yet he filled their houses with good. But the counsel of the wicked is far from me. The righteous see it, and are glad; and the innocent laugh them to scorn:read more.
Is not he who rose against us destroyed, and doth not the fire consume his residue?

Jeremiah 10:14-16

Every man is become brutish, bereft of knowledge; every founder is put to shame by the graven image, for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish. The portion of Jacob is not like them; for it is he that hath formed all things, and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: Jehovah of hosts is his name.

Jeremiah 51:17-19

Every man is become brutish, so as to have no knowledge; every founder is put to shame by the graven image, for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. They are vanity, a work of delusion: in the time of their visitation they shall perish. The portion of Jacob is not like them; for it is he that hath formed all things: and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: Jehovah of hosts is his name.

Ezekiel 22:1-5

And the word of Jehovah came unto me, saying, And thou, son of man, wilt thou judge, wilt thou judge the bloody city? Yea, cause her to know all her abominations, and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: A city that sheddeth blood in her midst, that her time may come, and maketh idols against herself to defile herself.read more.
Thou art become guilty by thy blood which thou hast shed, and hast defiled thyself with thine idols which thou hast made; and thou hast caused thy days to draw near, and art come unto thy years: therefore have I made thee a reproach unto the nations, and a mocking unto all countries. Those that are near, and those that are far from thee, shall mock thee, who art infamous and full of tumult.

Job 11:1-3

And Zophar the Naamathite answered and said, Should not the multitude of words be answered? and should a man of much talk be justified? Should thy fictions make men hold their peace? and shouldest thou mock, and no one make thee ashamed?

Job 9:21-24

Were I perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life. It is all one; therefore I said, he destroyeth the perfect and the wicked. If the scourge kill suddenly, he mocketh at the trial of the innocent.read more.
The earth is given over into the hand of the wicked man; he covereth the faces of its judges. If not, who then is it?

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out the scorner, and contention will depart, and strife and ignominy shall cease.

Proverbs 9:7

He that instructeth a scorner getteth to himself shame; and he that reproveth a wicked man getteth to himself a blot.

Proverbs 29:8

Scornful men set the city in a flame; but the wise turn away anger.

Proverbs 1:22-26

How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge? Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour forth my spirit unto you, I will make known to you my words. Because I have called, and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;read more.
and ye have rejected all my counsel, and would none of my reproof: I also will laugh in your calamity, I will mock when your fear cometh;

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware; reprove the intelligent, and he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 14:6

A scorner seeketh wisdom, and there is none for him; but knowledge is easy unto the intelligent.

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom do ye make a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? Are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king, the princes made themselves sick with the heat of wine: he stretched out his hand to scorners.

Proverbs 9:12

If thou art wise, thou shalt be wise for thyself; and if thou scornest, thou alone shalt bear it.

Proverbs 19:28-29

A witness of Belial scorneth judgment, and the mouth of the wicked swalloweth down iniquity. Judgments are prepared for scorners, and stripes for the back of the foolish.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise; and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.

Isaiah 28:22

Now therefore be ye not scorners, lest your bonds be made strong; for I have heard from the Lord Jehovah of hosts a consumption, and one determined, upon the whole land.

Isaiah 29:20

For the terrible one shall come to nought, and the scorner shall be no more, and all that watch for iniquity shall be cut off,

Zephaniah 2:10-11

This shall they have for their pride, because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of Jehovah of hosts. Jehovah will be terrible unto them; for he will famish all the gods of the earth; and all the isles of the nations shall worship him, every one from his place.

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