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Theasaurus: Mockery

65 Bible Verses about Mockery

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Isaiah 52:5

Now therefore, what have I here, saith the LORD, that my people is taken away for nothing? And those among my people that take rule over them make them to howl, saith the LORD; and my name is continually blasphemed every day.

Psalm 74:10

O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for ever?

Job 30:1

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

Job 17:2

Now there are only mockers with me, upon whose bitterness my eye continues to gaze.

Job 21:3

Suffer me that I may speak; and after I have spoken, mock on.

Job 30:9

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

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked the messengers of God and despised his words and misused his prophets until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, and there was no remedy.

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?

Psalm 22:7

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

Psalm 35:15-16

But in my adversity they rejoiced and gathered themselves together; yea, the smiters gathered themselves together against me, and I knew it not; they tore me apart and did not cease: With immature hypocritical mockers, they gnashed upon me with their teeth.

Psalm 69:12

They that sat in the gate spoke against me, and I was the song of the drunkards.

Psalm 80:6

Thou dost make us a strife unto our neighbours, and our enemies laugh at us among themselves.

Psalm 89:50-51

Remember, Lord, the reproach of thy slaves; how I do bear in my bosom the reproach of many peoples, because thine enemies have dishonoured, O LORD; they have dishonoured the footsteps of thine anointed.

Psalm 119:51

The proud have had me greatly in derision; yet I have not deviated from thy law.

Jeremiah 20:7

O LORD, thou hast seduced me, and I was seduced; thou wert stronger than I and hast overcome me; I am in derision daily; every one mocks me.

Acts 17:32

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

Acts 26:24

And as he spoke these things and answered for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself; much learning doth make thee mad.

Matthew 20:17-19

And Jesus going up to Jerusalem took the twelve disciples apart in the way and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the princes of the priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death and shall deliver him to the Gentiles 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 went before them; and they were amazed, and they followed him with fear. Then, taking the twelve aside again, he began to tell them what things would happen unto him, saying, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be delivered unto the princes of the priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death and shall deliver him to the Gentiles, and they shall mock him and shall scourge him and shall spit upon him and shall kill him; but the third day he shall rise again.

Luke 18:31-33

Then he took unto him the twelve and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things that are written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished. For he shall be delivered unto the Gentiles and shall be mocked and spitefully treated and spitted on; and they shall scourge him and put him to death, but the third day he shall rise again.

Matthew 26:67-68

Then they spit in his face and buffeted him, and others smote him with the staves, saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ; who is he that smote thee?

Mark 14:65

And some began to spit on him and to cover his face and to buffet him and to say unto him, Prophesy. And the servants struck him with the palms of their hands.

Luke 22:63-65

And the men that held Jesus mocked him and smote him. And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote thee? And they spoke many other things blasphemously against him.

Luke 23:11

And Herod with his court despised him and mocked him and arrayed him in a gorgeous robe and sent him again to Pilate.

Matthew 27:27-31

Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers. And they stripped him and put on him a scarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head and a reed in his right hand; and they bowed the knee before him and mocked him, saying, Receive joy, King of the Jews!read more.
And they spit upon him and took the reed and smote him on the head. And after they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him and put his own raiment on him and led him away to crucify him.

Mark 15:16-20

And the soldiers led him away into the hall called Praetorium, and they call together the whole band. And they clothed him with purple and platted a crown of thorns and put it about his head and began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews!read more.
And they smote him on the head with a reed and spit upon him and bowing their knees worshipped him. And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him and put his own clothes on him and led him out to crucify him.

Matthew 27:41-44

Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking him, with the scribes and elders, said, He saved others; he cannot save himself. If he is the King of Israel, let him now come down from the cross , and we will believe him. He trusted in God; let him deliver him now, if he will have him, for he said, I am the Son of God.read more.
The thieves also, who were crucified with him, reproached him with the same.

Mark 15:31-32

Likewise also the princes of the priests mocking said among themselves with the scribes, He saved others; himself he cannot save. Let the Christ, King of Israel, descend now from the stake that we may see and believe. And those that were crucified with him reviled him.

Luke 23:35

And the people stood beholding. And the princes also with them derided him, saying, He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ, the chosen of God.

Luke 23:36

And the soldiers also mocked him, coming to him and offering him vinegar

2 Kings 19:20-28

Then Isaiah, the son of Amoz, sent to Hezekiah, saying, Thus hath the LORD God of Israel said, That which thou hast prayed to me regarding Sennacherib king of Assyria I have heard. This is the word that the LORD has spoken concerning him: Has he despised thee? Has he laughed thee to scorn, O virgin daughter of Zion? He has moved his head behind thy back, O daughter of Jerusalem. Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? And against whom hast thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? Against the Holy One of Israel.read more.
By the hand of thy messengers, thou hast reproached the Lord and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots I have come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof and the choice fir trees thereof; and I will enter into the habitation of his borders and into the forest of his Carmel. I have dug and drunk the waters of others, and with the sole of my feet I have dried up all the rivers of defended places. Hast thou never heard that from a long time ago I made her, and from ancient times I have formed her? Now I have made her come, and it shall be to lay waste fenced cities into ruinous heaps. Therefore their inhabitants' hands were too short; dismayed and confounded, they shall be as the grass of the field and as the green herb, as the hay on the housetops, that is dried up before it comes to maturity. But I know thy abode and thy going out and thy coming in and thy rage against me. Because thou hast raged against me and thy tumult has come up into my ears, therefore, I will put my hook in thy nose and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou didst come.

Isaiah 37:22-29

This is the word which the LORD has spoken concerning him, Has he despised thee? Has he laughed thee to scorn O virgin daughter of Zion? Has he shaken his head behind thy back O daughter of Jerusalem? Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice and lifted up thine eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel. By the hand of thy slaves thou hast reproached the Lord, and hast said, By the multitude of my chariots I shall come up to the height of the mountains to the sides of Lebanon, and I will cut down the tall cedars thereof and the choice fir trees thereof; and I will enter into the height of his border and the forest of his Carmel.read more.
I have dug and drunk water; and with the sole of my feet shall I dry up all the rivers of sustenance. Hast thou not heard long ago how I have done it and of ancient times that I have formed it? Now I have brought it to pass, that thou should be to lay waste defenced cities into ruinous heaps. And their inhabitants, of little strength, dismayed and confounded shall be as the grass of the field and as the green shrub as the grass on the housetops, that before it comes to maturity it is dried up. I have understood thy state, thy going out and thy coming in, and thy rage against me. Because thy rage against me, and thy tumult, is come up into my ears, therefore I will put my hook in thy nose and my bridle in thy lips, and I will turn thee back by the way by which thou didst come.

Job 22:17-20

Who said unto God, Depart from us; and what can the Almighty do unto us? He had filled their houses with good things. Therefore, the counsel of the wicked is far from me. The righteous shall see it and be glad; and the innocent laughs them to scorn.read more.
Whereas our substance was not cut down, when the fire had consumed the rest of them.

Jeremiah 10:14-16

Every man is carnal in his knowledge: let every founder be ashamed of his graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no spirit in them. They are vanity and the work of scorn: in the time of their visitation they shall perish. The portion of Jacob is not like them: for he is the Former of all things, and Israel is the rod of his inheritance: The LORD of the hosts is his name.

Jeremiah 51:17-19

Every man has become carnal and is without knowledge; let every founder be ashamed of the graven image: for his molten image is falsehood, and there is no breath in them. They are vanity, the work of errors; in the time of their visitation they shall perish. The portion of Jacob is not like them; for he is the Former of all things; and Israel is the rod of his inheritance; the LORD of the hosts is his name.

Ezekiel 22:1-5

Moreover the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Now, thou son of man, wilt thou not judge, wilt thou not judge the city that spills innocent blood and cause her to know all her abominations? Then thou shalt say, Thus hath the Lord GOD said, City that sheds blood in the midst of thyself, that thy time may come, and that has made idols against thyself to defile thyself!read more.
In thy blood that thou hast shed thou hast sinned and hast defiled thyself with thine idols which thou hast made; and thou hast caused thy days to draw near and art come even unto thy years; therefore I have given thee in reproach unto the Gentiles, and in shame unto all the countries. Those that are near and those that are far from thee shall mock thee, who art infamous and much vexed.

Job 11:1-3

Then Zophar, the Naamathite, answered and said, Should not the multitude of words be answered? And should a man full of talk be justified? Should thy lies make men be silent? Shalt thou mock, and shall no man make thee ashamed?

Job 9:21-24

If I say I am imperfect, I know not my soul; I would condemn my life. One thing remains, that I say, He consumes the perfect and the wicked. If it is the scourge, it slays suddenly, and it does not laugh at the trial of the innocent.read more.
The earth is given into the hand of the wicked; he covers the faces of its judges; if it is not he who does this then, who is it and where is he?

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out the scorner, and contention shall go out; strife and reproach shall cease.

Proverbs 9:7

He that chastens a scorner brings shame unto himself, and he that chastens a wicked man brings himself a blot.

Proverbs 29:8

Scornful men bring a city into a snare, but wise men turn away wrath.

Proverbs 15:12

The scorner does not love the one that reproves him, neither will he go unto the wise.

Proverbs 1:22-26

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge? Return at my reproof; behold, I will pour out my spirit unto you, I will make known my words unto you. Because I have called and ye refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one responded;read more.
for because ye have disregarded all my counsel and rejected my reproof: I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear comes upon you;

Proverbs 19:25

Smite a scorner, and the simple will become prudent, and reproving one that has understanding, he will understand knowledge.

Proverbs 14:6

The scorner sought wisdom and found it not, but wisdom comes easy unto him that understands.

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 rebellious sons, a lying seed of transgression,

Hosea 7:5

In the day of our king the princes have made him sick with a wineskin; he stretched out his hand with the scorners.

Proverbs 9:12

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

Proverbs 19:28-29

A witness of Belial shall scorn judgment, and the mouth of the wicked shall cover iniquity. Judgments are prepared for scorners and stripes for the back of fools.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise, and by instructing the wise, he receives wisdom.

Isaiah 28:22

Now therefore do not be mockers lest your bands be made strong: for I have heard from the Lord GOD of the hosts that consumption and destruction are determined upon the whole earth.

Isaiah 29:20

For the violent one shall be done away with, and the scorner shall be consumed, and all those that rose early unto iniquity shall be cut off:

Zephaniah 2:10-11

This shall come upon them for their pride because they have reproached and magnified themselves against the people of the LORD of the hosts. The LORD shall be terrible against them for he will weaken all the gods of the earth; and each one from his place shall worship him, even all the isles of the Gentiles.

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