101 occurrences in 12 translations

'Sport' in the Bible

she called to the men of her household and said to them, "See, he has brought in a Hebrew to us to make sport of us; he came in to me to lie with me, and I screamed.

Then she spoke to him with these words, "The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make sport of me;

And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered up burnt-offerings, and brought peace-offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to sport.

So he came to the men of Succoth and said, Here are Zebah and Zalmunna, on account of whom you made sport of me, saying, Are the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna even now in your hand, that we are to give bread to your army who are overcome with weariness?

Then Delilah said to Samson, See, you have been making sport of me with false words; now, say truly how may you be put in bands?

Then Delilah said to Samson, Up to now you have made sport of me with false words; now say truly, how may you be put in bands? And he said to her, If you get the seven twists of my hair worked into the cloth you are making and fixed with the pin, I will become feeble and will be like any other man.

And she said to him, Why do you say you are my lover when your heart is not mine? Three times you have made sport of me, and have not made clear to me the secret of your great strength.

And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made them sport: and they set him between the pillars.

Now the house was full of men and women; and all the lords of the Philistines were there; and there were upon the roof about three thousand men and women, that beheld while Samson made sport.

Why do you make your hearts hard, like the hearts of Pharaoh and the Egyptians? When he had made sport of them, did they not let the people go, and they went away?

Saul told his armor bearer, "Draw your sword and run me through with it, or these uncircumcised people will come and run me through and make sport of me." But his armor bearer did not want to do it because he was very frightened, so Saul took the sword and fell on it.

And Abner said to Joab, Let the young men now arise and make sport before us. And Joab said, Let them arise.

And in the middle of the day, Elijah made sport of them, saying, Give louder cries, for he is a god; he may be deep in thought, or he may have gone away for some purpose, or he may be on a journey, or by chance he is sleeping and has to be made awake.

Then from there he went up to Beth-el; and on his way, some little boys came out from the town and made sport of him, crying, Go up, old no-hair! go up, old no-hair!

This is the word which the Lord has said about him: In the eyes of the virgin daughter of Zion you are shamed and laughed at; the daughter of Jerusalem has made sport of you.

Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, Draw your sword and thrust me through with it, lest these uncircumcised come and abuse and make sport of me. But his armor-bearer would not, for he was terrified. So Saul took his own sword and fell on it.

As the ark of the covenant of the Lord came to the City of David, Michal [David's wife] daughter of Saul, looking from a window, saw King David leaping as in sport, and she despised him in her heart.

So the runners went from town to town through all the country of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun: but they were laughed at and made sport of.

But they put shame on the servants of God, making sport of his words and laughing at his prophets, till the wrath of God was moved against his people, till there was no help.

But Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, hearing of it, made sport of us, laughing at us and saying, What are you doing? will you go against the king?

Now, Sanballat, hearing that we were building the wall, was very angry, and in his wrath made sport of the Jews.

You will make sport of destruction and need, and will have no fear of the beasts of the earth.

If death comes suddenly through disease, he makes sport of the fate of those who have done no wrong.

Are your words of pride to make men keep quiet? and are you to make sport, with no one to put you to shame?

It seems that I am to be as one who is a cause of laughing to his neighbour, one who makes his prayer to God and is answered! the upright man who has done no wrong is to be made sport of!

My friends make sport of me; to God my eyes are weeping,

Truly, those who make sport of me are round about me, and my eyes become dark because of their bitter laughing.

He has made me a word of shame to the peoples; I have become a mark for their sport.

Ten times now you have made sport of me; it gives you no sense of shame to do me wrong.

Let me say what is in my mind, and after that, go on making sport of me.

The upright saw it and were glad: and those who had done no wrong made sport of them,

But now those who are younger than I make sport of me; those whose fathers I would not have put with the dogs of my flocks.

For fear of the great body of people, or for fear that families might make sport of me, so that I kept quiet, and did not go out of my door;

What man is like Job, a man who freely makes sport of God,

For in addition to his sin, he is uncontrolled in heart; before our eyes he makes sport of God, increasing his words against him.

He makes sport of the noise of the town; the voice of the driver does not come to his ears;

When she is shaking her wings on high, she makes sport of the horse and of him who is seated on him.

He is stamping with joy in the valley; he makes sport of fear.

Will you make sport with him, as with a bird? or put him in chains for your young women?

A thick stick is no better than a leaf of grass, and he makes sport of the onrush of the spear.

Then he whose seat is in the heavens will be laughing: the Lord will make sport of them.

Like profane mockers at feasts [making sport for the price of a cake] they gnashed at me with their teeth.

Do not let my haters be glad over me falsely; let not those who are against me without cause make sport of me.

But you are laughing at them, O Lord; you will make sport of all the nations.

There the ships move along, And Leviathan, which You have formed to sport in it.

As for me, they make sport of me; shaking their heads when they see me.

The men of pride have made great sport of me; but I have not been turned from your law.

For they go against you with evil designs, and your haters make sport of your name.

He who makes sport of the word will come to destruction, but the respecter of the law will be rewarded.

A good-for-nothing witness makes sport of the judge's decision: and the mouth of evil-doers sends out evil like a stream.

The words of a whisperer or slanderer are like dainty morsels or words of sport [to some, but to others are like deadly wounds]; and they go down into the innermost parts of the body [or of the victim's nature].

It was the purpose of the Lord of armies to put pride to shame, to make sport of the glory of those who are honoured in the earth.

And now, take care that you do not make sport of him, or your bands will be made strong; for I have had word from the Lord, the Lord of armies, of an end, of a complete end, which is to come on all the land.

For the cruel one has come to nothing; and those who make sport of the Lord are gone; and those who are watching to do evil are cut off:

The highways are waste, no man is journeying there: the agreement is broken, he has made sport of the towns, he has no thought for man.

This is the word which the Lord has said about him: In the eyes of the virgin daughter of Zion you are shamed and laughed at; the daughter of Jerusalem has made sport of you.

The Lord who takes up Israel's cause, even his Holy One, says to him whom men make sport of, who is hated by the nations, a servant of rulers: Kings will see and get up from their places, and chiefs will give worship: because of the Lord who keeps faith; even the Holy One of Israel who has taken you for himself.

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

And the sons of those who were cruel to you will come before you with bent heads; and those who made sport of you will go down on their faces at your feet; and you will be named, The Town of the Lord, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.

Everyone will make sport of his neighbour with deceit, not saying what is true: their tongues have been trained to say false words; they are twisted, hating to come back.

O Lord, you have been false to me, and I was tricked; you are stronger than I, and have overcome me: I have become a thing to be laughed at all the day, everyone makes sport of me.

Make him full of wine, for his heart has been lifted up against the Lord: and Moab will be rolling in the food he was not able to keep down, and everyone will be making sport of him.

For did you not make sport of Israel? was he taken among thieves? for whenever you were talking about him, you were shaking your head over him.

How is it broken down! how is Moab's back turned in shame! so Moab will be a cause of sport and of fear to everyone round about him.

Jerusalem keeps in mind, in the days of her sorrow and of her wanderings, all the desired things which were hers in days gone by; when her people came into the power of her hater and she had no helper, her attackers saw their desire effected on her and made sport of her destruction.

The Lord has made sport of all my men of war in me, he has got men together against me to send destruction on my young men: the virgin daughter of Judah has been crushed like grapes under the feet of the Lord.

Those who are near and those who are far from you will make sport of you; your name is unclean, you are full of sounds of fear.

They have gone to what is of no value; they are like a false bow; their captains will come to destruction by the sword, and their ruler by my wrath; for this, the land of Egypt will make sport of them.

He makes little of kings, rulers are a sport to him; all the strong places are to be laughed at; for he makes earthworks and takes them.

And will give him up to the Gentiles to be made sport of and to be whipped and to be put to death on the cross: and the third day he will come back again from the dead.

Then the Governor's soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium, and called together the whole battalion to make sport of Him.

And, weaving a crown of thorns, they put it on His head and put a reed (staff) in His right hand. And kneeling before Him, they made sport of Him, saying, Hail (greetings, good health to You, long life to You), King of the Jews!

And when they finished making sport of Him, they stripped Him of the robe and put His own garments on Him and led Him away to be crucified.

In the same way the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, made sport of Him, saying,

And the robbers who were crucified with Him also abused and reproached and made sport of Him in the same way.

And they will make sport of him, and put shame on him, and give him cruel blows, and will put him to death; and after three days he will come back from the dead.

And when they had [finished] making sport of Him, they took the purple [robe] off of Him and put His own clothes on Him. And they led Him out [of the city] to crucify Him.

And those who went by made sport of him, shaking their heads, and saying, Ha! you who give the Temple to destruction, and put it up again in three days,

So also the chief priests, with the scribes, made sport of Him to one another, saying, He rescued others [ from death]; Himself He is unable to rescue.

For He will be handed over to the Gentiles and will be made sport of and scoffed and jeered at and insulted and spit upon.

And the men in whose hands Jesus was, made sport of him and gave him blows.

And Herod, with the men of his army, put shame on him and made sport of him, and dressing him in shining robes, he sent him back to Pilate.

And the people were looking on. And the rulers made sport of him, saying, He was a saviour of others; let him do something for himself, if he is the Christ, the man of God's selection.

The soldiers also ridiculed and made sport of Him, coming up and offering Him vinegar (a sour wine mixed with water)

Now on hearing about the coming back from death, some of them made sport of it, but others said, Let us go more fully into this another time.

Do not be worshipers of false gods as some of them were, as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink [the sacrifices offered to the golden calf at Horeb] and rose to sport (to dance and give way to jesting and hilarity).

Having first of all the knowledge that in the last days there will be men who, ruled by their evil desires, will make sport of holy things,

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ענג 
`anag 
Usage: 10

צחק 
Tsachaq 
Usage: 13

שׂחק שׂחוק 
S@chowq 
Usage: 15

שׂחק 
Sachaq 
Usage: 36

ἐντρυφάω 
Entruphao 
Usage: 1

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