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Theasaurus: Mockery

65 Bible Verses about Mockery

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Isaiah 52:5

And now, what -- to Me here, An affirmation of Jehovah, That taken is My people for nought? Its rulers cause howling, -- an affirmation of Jehovah, And continually all the day My name is despised.

Psalm 74:10

Till when, O God, doth an adversary reproach? Doth an enemy despise thy name for ever?

Job 30:1

And now, laughed at me, Have the younger in days than I, Whose fathers I have loathed to set With the dogs of my flock.

Job 17:2

If not -- mockeries are with me. And in their provocations mine eye lodgeth.

Job 21:3

Bear with me, and I speak, And after my speaking -- ye may deride.

Job 30:9

And now, their song I have been, And I am to them for a byword.

2 Chronicles 36:16

and they are mocking at the messengers of God, and despising His words, and acting deceitfully with His prophets, till the going up of the fury of Jehovah against His people -- till there is no healing.

Nehemiah 2:19

And Sanballat the Horonite heareth, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, and they mock at us, and despise us, and say, 'What is this thing that ye are doing? against the king are ye rebelling?'

Psalm 22:7

All beholding me do mock at me, They make free with the lip -- shake the head,

Psalm 35:15-16

And -- in my halting they have rejoiced, And have been gathered together, Gathered against me were the smiters, And I have not known, They have rent, and they have not ceased; With profane ones, mockers in feasts, Gnashing against me their teeth.

Psalm 69:12

Those sitting at the gate meditate concerning me, And those drinking strong drink, Play on instruments.

Psalm 80:6

Thou makest us a strife to our neighbours, And our enemies mock at it.

Psalm 89:50-51

Remember, O Lord, the reproach of Thy servants, I have borne in my bosom all the strivings of the peoples, Wherewith Thine enemies reproached, O Jehovah, Wherewith they have reproached The steps of Thine anointed.

Psalm 119:51

The proud have utterly scorned me, From Thy law I have not turned aside.

Jeremiah 20:7

Thou hast persuaded me, O Jehovah, and I am persuaded; Thou hast hardened me, and dost prevail, I have been for a laughter all the day, Every one is mocking at me,

Acts 17:32

And having heard of a rising again of the dead, some, indeed, were mocking, but others said, 'We will hear thee again concerning this;'

Acts 26:24

And, he thus making a defence, Festus with a loud voice said, 'Thou art mad, Paul; much learning doth turn thee mad;'

Matthew 20:17-19

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

Mark 10:32-34

And they were in the way going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was going before them, and they were amazed, and following they were afraid. And having again taken the twelve, he began to tell them the things about to happen to him, -- 'Lo, we go up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man shall be delivered to the chief priests, and to the scribes, and they shall condemn him to death, and shall deliver him to the nations, and they shall mock him, and scourge him, and spit on him, and kill him, and the third day he shall rise again.'

Luke 18:31-33

And having taken the twelve aside, he said unto them, 'Lo, we go up to Jerusalem, and all things shall be completed -- that have been written through the prophets -- to the Son of Man, for he shall be delivered up to the nations, and shall be mocked, and insulted, and spit upon, and having scourged they shall put him to death, and on the third day he shall rise again.'

Matthew 26:67-68

Then did they spit in his face and buffet him, and others did slap, saying, 'Declare to us, O Christ, who he is that struck thee?'

Mark 14:65

and certain began to spit on him, and to cover his face, and to buffet him, and to say to him, 'Prophesy;' and the officers were striking him with their palms.

Luke 22:63-65

And the men who were holding Jesus were mocking him, beating him; and having blindfolded him, they were striking him on the face, and were questioning him, saying, 'Prophesy who he is who smote thee?' and many other things, speaking evilly, they spake in regard to him.

Luke 23:11

and Herod with his soldiers having set him at nought, and having mocked, having put around him gorgeous apparel, did send him back to Pilate,

Matthew 27:27-31

then the soldiers of the governor having taken Jesus to the Praetorium, did gather to him all the band; and having unclothed him, they put around him a crimson cloak, and having plaited him a crown out of thorns they put it on his head, and a reed in his right hand, and having kneeled before him, they were mocking him, saying, 'Hail, the king of the Jews.'read more.
And having spit on him, they took the reed, and were smiting on his head; and when they had mocked him, they took off from him the cloak, and put on him his own garments, and led him away to crucify him.

Mark 15:16-20

And the soldiers led him away into the hall, which is Praetorium, and call together the whole band, and clothe him with purple, and having plaited a crown of thorns, they put it on him, and began to salute him, 'Hail, King of the Jews.'read more.
And they were smiting him on the head with a reed, and were spitting on him, and having bent the knee, were bowing to him, and when they had mocked him, they took the purple from off him, and clothed him in his own garments, and they led him forth, that they may crucify him.

Matthew 27:41-44

And in like manner also the chief priests mocking, with the scribes and elders, said, 'Others he saved; himself he is not able to save! If he be King of Israel, let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe him; he hath trusted on God, let Him now deliver him, if He wish him, because he said -- Son of God I am;'read more.
with the same also the robbers, who were crucified with him, were reproaching him.

Mark 15:31-32

And in like manner also the chief priests, mocking with one another, with the scribes, said, 'Others he saved; himself he is not able to save. The Christ! the king of Israel -- let him come down now from the cross, that we may see and believe;' and those crucified with him were reproaching him.

Luke 23:35

And the people were standing, looking on, and the rulers also were sneering with them, saying, 'Others he saved, let him save himself, if this be the Christ, the choice one of God.'

Luke 23:36

And mocking him also were the soldiers, coming near and offering vinegar to him,

2 Kings 19:20-28

And Isaiah son of Amoz sendeth unto Hezekiah, saying, 'Thus said Jehovah, God of Israel, That which thou hast prayed unto Me concerning Sennacherib king of Asshur I have heard: this is the word that Jehovah spake concerning him: 'Trampled on thee -- laughed at thee, Hath the virgin daughter of Zion Behind thee shaken the head -- Hath the daughter of Jerusalem? Whom hast thou reproached and reviled? And against whom lifted up a voice? Yea, thou dost lift up on high thine eyes -- Against the Holy One of Israel!read more.
By the hand of thy messengers Thou hast reproached the Lord, and sayest: In the multitude of my chariots I have come up to a high place of mountains -- The sides of Lebanon, And I cut down the height of its cedars, The choice of its firs, And I enter the lodging of its extremity, The forest of its Carmel. I have digged, and drunk strange waters, And I dry up with the sole of my steps All floods of a bulwark. Hast thou not heard from afar, it I made, From days of old that I formed it? Now I have brought it in, And it becometh a desolation, Ruinous heaps are fenced cities, And their inhabitants are feeble-handed, They were broken down, and are dried up, They have been the herb of the field, And the greenness of the tender grass, Grass of the roofs, And blasted corn -- before it hath risen up! And thy sitting down, and thy going out, And thy coming in, I have known, And thine anger towards Me; Because of thine anger towards Me, And thy noise -- it came up into Mine ears, I have put My hook in thy nose, And My bridle in thy lips, And have caused thee to turn back, In the way in which thou camest.

Isaiah 37:22-29

this is the word that Jehovah spake concerning him: Trampled on thee, laughed at thee, Hath the virgin daughter of Zion, Behind thee shaken the head hath the daughter of Jerusalem. Whom hast thou reproached and reviled? And against whom lifted up the voice? Yea, thou dost lift up on high thine eyes Against the Holy One of Israel. By the hand of thy servants Thou hast reviled the Lord, and sayest: In the multitude of my chariots I have come up to a high place of hills, The sides of Lebanon, And I cut down the height of its cedars, The choice of its firs, And I enter the high place of its extremity, The forest of its Carmel.read more.
I -- I have dug and drunk waters, And I dry up with the sole of my steps All floods of a bulwark. Hast thou not heard from afar? -- it I did, From days of old -- that I formed it. Now, I have brought it in, And it is to make desolate, Ruinous heaps -- fenced cities, And their inhabitants are feeble-handed, They were broken down, and are dried up. They have been the herb of the field, And the greenness of the tender grass, Grass of the roofs, And blasted corn, before it hath risen up. And thy sitting down, and thy going out, And thy coming in, I have known, And thy anger towards Me. Because of thy anger towards Me, And thy noise -- it came up into Mine ears, I have put My hook in thy nose, And My bridle in thy lips, And I have caused thee to turn back In the way in which thou camest.

Job 22:17-20

Those saying to God, 'Turn aside from us,' And what doth the Mighty One to them? And he hath filled their houses with good: (And the counsel of the wicked Hath been far from me.) See do the righteous and they rejoice, And the innocent mocketh at them,read more.
'Surely our substance hath not been cut off, And their excellency hath fire consumed.'

Jeremiah 10:14-16

Brutish is every man by knowledge, Put to shame is every refiner by a graven image, For false is his molten image. And there is no breath in them. Vanity are they, work of erring ones, In the time of their inspection they perish. Not like these is the Portion of Jacob, For framer of all things is He, And Israel is the rod of His inheritance, Jehovah of Hosts is His name.

Jeremiah 51:17-19

Brutish hath been every man by knowledge, Put to shame hath been every refiner by a graven image, For false is his molten image, And there is no breath in them. Vanity are they -- work of errors, In the time of their inspection they perish. Not like these is the portion of Jacob, For He is former of all things, And Israel is the rod of His inheritance, Jehovah of Hosts is His name.

Ezekiel 22:1-5

And there is a word of Jehovah unto me, saying, 'And thou, son of man, dost thou judge? dost thou judge the city of blood? then thou hast caused it to know all its abominations, and thou hast said: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: The city is shedding blood in its midst, For the coming in of its time, And it hath made idols on it for defilement.read more.
By thy blood that thou hast shed thou hast been guilty, And by thine idols that thou hast made thou hast been defiled, And thou causest thy days to draw near, And art come in unto thine years, Therefore I have given thee a reproach to nations, And a derision to all the lands. The near and the far-off from thee scoff at thee, O defiled of name -- abounding in trouble.

Job 11:1-3

And Zophar the Naamathite answereth and saith: -- Is a multitude of words not answered? And is a man of lips justified? Thy devices make men keep silent, Thou scornest, and none is causing blushing!

Job 9:21-24

Perfect I am! -- I know not my soul, I despise my life. It is the same thing, therefore I said, 'The perfect and the wicked He is consuming.' If a scourge doth put to death suddenly, At the trial of the innocent He laugheth.read more.
Earth hath been given Into the hand of the wicked one. The face of its judges he covereth, If not -- where, who is he?

Proverbs 22:10

Cast out a scorner -- and contention goeth out, And strife and shame cease.

Proverbs 9:7

The instructor of a scorner Is receiving for it -- shame, And a reprover of the wicked -- his blemish.

Proverbs 29:8

Men of scorning ensnare a city, And the wise turn back anger.

Proverbs 1:22-26

'Till when, ye simple, do ye love simplicity? And have scorners their scorning desired? And do fools hate knowledge? Turn back at my reproof, lo, I pour forth to you my spirit, I make known my words with you. Because I have called, and ye refuse, I stretched out my hand, and none is attending,read more.
And ye slight all my counsel, And my reproof ye have not desired. I also in your calamity do laugh, I deride when your fear cometh,

Proverbs 19:25

A scorner smite, and the simple acts prudently, And give reproof to the intelligent, He understandeth knowledge.

Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at a guilt-offering, And among the upright -- a pleasing thing.

Isaiah 57:4

Against whom do ye sport yourselves? Against whom enlarge ye the mouth? Prolong ye the tongue? Are not ye children of transgression? a false seed?

Hosea 7:5

A day of our king! Princes have polluted themselves with the poison of wine, He hath drawn out his hand with scorners.

Proverbs 9:12

If thou hast been wise, thou hast been wise for thyself, And thou hast scorned -- thyself bearest it.

Proverbs 19:28-29

A worthless witness scorneth judgment, And the mouth of the wicked swalloweth iniquity. Judgments have been prepared for scorners, And stripes for the back of fools!

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple becometh wise, And in giving understanding to the wise He receiveth knowledge.

Isaiah 28:22

And now, show not yourselves scorners, Lest strong be your bands, For a consumption, that is determined, I have heard, by the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, Is for all the land.

Isaiah 29:20

For ceased hath the terrible one, And consumed hath been the scorner, And cut off have been all watching for iniquity,

Zephaniah 2:10-11

This is to them for their arrogancy, Because they have reproached, And they magnify themselves against the people of Jehovah of Hosts. Fearful is Jehovah against them, For He made bare all gods of the land, And bow themselves to Him, each from his place, Do all islanders of the nations.

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Proverbs 14:9

Fools mock at a guilt-offering, And among the upright -- a pleasing thing.