Will your idle talk 1 reduce people to silence, 2 and will no one rebuke 3 you when you mock? 4
Bear with me 1 and I 2 will speak, and after I have spoken 3 you may mock. 4
The righteous see their destruction 1 and rejoice; the innocent mock them scornfully, 2 saying,
The one enthroned 1 in heaven laughs in disgust; 2 the Lord taunts 3 them.
If a scourge brings sudden death, 1 he mocks 2 at the despair 3 of the innocent. 4
But you, O Lord, laugh in disgust at them; 1 you taunt 2 all the nations.
You have made our neighbors dislike us, 1 and our enemies insult us.
so 1 I myself will laugh 2 when disaster strikes you, 3 I will mock when what you dread 4 comes,
The one who mocks the poor 1 insults 2 his Creator; whoever rejoices over disaster will not go unpunished.
All who see me taunt 1 me; they mock me 2 and shake their heads. 3
The eye 1 that mocks at a father and despises obeying 2 a mother – the ravens of the valley will peck it out and the young vultures will eat it. 3
Lord, you coerced me into being a prophet, and I allowed you to do it. You overcame my resistance and prevailed over me. 1 Now I have become a constant laughingstock. Everyone ridicules me.
This is what the Lord says about him: 1 “The virgin daughter Zion 2 despises you, she makes fun of you; Daughter Jerusalem shakes her head after you. 3
The messengers journeyed from city to city through the land of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun, but people mocked and ridiculed them. 1
(3:33) 1 Now when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall he became angry and was quite upset. He derided the Jews,
You will no longer see a defiant 1 people whose language you do not comprehend, 2 whose derisive speech you do not understand. 3
this is what the Lord says about him: 1 “The virgin daughter Zion 2 despises you – she makes fun of you; daughter Jerusalem shakes her head after you. 3
“This is what the sovereign Lord says: “You will drink your sister’s deep and wide cup; 1 you will be scorned and derided, for it holds a great deal.
But when Sanballat the Horonite, Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard all this, 1 they derided us and expressed contempt toward us. They said, “What is this you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?”