'Derision' in the Bible
When Moses saw that the people had broken loose, (for Aaron had let them loose for a derision among their enemies),
"But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs.
He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lord will have them in derision.
You make us a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and a derision to those who are around us.
We have become a reproach to our neighbors, a scoffing and derision to those who are around us.
For as often as I speak, I cry out; I cry, Violence and destruction! because the word of Yahweh is made a reproach to me, and a derision, all the day.
Make him drunken; for he magnified himself against Yahweh: and Moab shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision.
For wasn't Israel a derision to you? was he found among thieves? for as often as you speak of him, you shake your head.
How is it broken down! [how] do they wail! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all who are around him.
I am become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.
Thus says the Lord Yahweh: You will drink of your sister's cup, which is deep and large; you will be ridiculed and held in derision; it contains much.
therefore, you mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord Yahweh: Thus says the Lord Yahweh to the mountains and to the hills, to the watercourses and to the valleys, to the desolate wastes and to the cities that are forsaken, which are become a prey and derision to the residue of the nations that are all around;
They return, but not to the Most High. They are like a faulty bow. Their princes will fall by the sword for the rage of their tongue. This will be their derision in the land of Egypt.