37 occurrences in 11 translations

'Derision' in the Bible

and that you may recount and explain in the hearing of your son, and your grandson, what I have done [repeatedly] to make a mockery of the Egyptians—My signs [of divine power] which I have done among them—so that you may know [without any doubt] and recognize [clearly] that I am the Lord.”

Now when Moses saw that the people were out of control—for Aaron had let them get out of control to be a derision among their enemies—

That's why the LORD was angry with Judah and Jerusalem and made them an object of terror, horror, and derision, as you've seen with your own eyes.

I am to be one that is a derision to his friend, I who call upon +God, and whom he will answer: a derision is the just upright man.

For calamity, there is derision (according to the ideas of the fortunate) -- a fate for those whose feet slip!

It claps its hands at him in derision and hisses him away from his place.

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

He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

Thou makest us a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and a derision to them that are round about us.

But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

We are become a reproach to our neighbours, a scorn and derision to them that are round about us.

I have become an object of derision to them they shake their heads whenever they see me.

The proud have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law.

For long enough our soul has had its fill of the derision of the self-confident, the contempt of [the] arrogant.

So their land will become an object of horror. People will forever hiss out their scorn over it. All who pass that way will be filled with horror and will shake their heads in derision.

O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived: thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocketh me.

For since I spake, I cried out, I cried violence and spoil; because the word of the LORD was made a reproach unto me, and a derision, daily.

I am going to send for all the families of the north’—this is the Lord’s declaration—‘and send for My servant Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and I will bring them against this land, against its residents, and against all these surrounding nations, and I will completely destroy them and make them a desolation, a derision, and ruins forever.

Make ye him drunken: for he magnified himself against the LORD: Moab also shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision.

For was not Israel a derision unto thee? was he found among thieves? for since thou spakest of him, thou skippedst for joy.

They shall howl, saying, How is it broken down! how hath Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab be a derision and a dismaying to all them about him.

They are worthless (empty, false, futile), a work of delusion and worthy of derision;In the time of their inspection and punishment they will perish.

Jerusalem sinned grievously, thus she became an objection of derision; all those who honored her despise her because they have seen her nakedness. She herself groans and turns away.

All who pass along the wayClap their hands in derision at you;They hiss and shake their headsAt the daughter of Jerusalem,“Is this the city of which they said,‘The perfection of beauty,A joy to all the earth’?”

Look at their sitting and their rising [their actions and secret counsels];I am their mocking song [the subject of their ridicule].

before your wickedness was revealed. Now you've become an object of derision to the inhabitants of Aram and its neighbors, including the Philistines all those around you who despise you.

"""You're guilty because of the blood that you've shed. You were defiled by the idols that you've made. You've caused your judgment day to draw near and have even come to the end of your life. Therefore, I've made you an object of derision among the nations and to other lands.

Thus saith the Lord GOD; Thou shalt drink of thy sister's cup deep and large: thou shalt be laughed to scorn and had in derision; it containeth much.

Therefore, ye mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD; Thus saith the Lord GOD to the mountains, and to the hills, to the rivers, and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes, and to the cities that are forsaken, which became a prey and derision to the residue of the heathen that are round about;

They return, but not to the most High: they are like a deceitful bow: their princes shall fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue: this shall be their derision in the land of Egypt.

“The statutes of OmriAnd all the works of the house of Ahab are observed;And in their devices you walk.Therefore I will give you up for destructionAnd your inhabitants for derision,And you will bear the reproach of My people.”

Yea, he scoffeth at kings, and princes are a derision unto him; he derideth every stronghold; for he heapeth up dust, and taketh it.

“Will all these [victims of his greed] not take up a taunting song against him,And in mocking derision against himSay, ‘Woe (judgment is coming) to him who increases that which is not his—How long [will he possess it]?And [woe to him who] makes himself wealthy with loans.’

“I will gather those [Israelites in captivity] who grieve about the appointed feasts—They came from you, [O Zion];On whom the reproach [of exile] is a burden.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
לוּץ 
Luwts 
Usage: 27

לעג 
La`ag 
Usage: 18

לעג 
La`ag 
Usage: 7

קלס 
Qelec 
Usage: 3

שׂחק שׂחוק 
S@chowq 
Usage: 15

שׂחק 
Sachaq 
Usage: 36

ἐκμυκτερίζω 
Ekmukterizo 
Usage: 2

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