The Pharisees 1 (who loved money) heard all this and ridiculed 2 him.
before the vindictive enemy who ridicules and insults me. 1
You will become an occasion of horror, a proverb, and an object of ridicule to all the peoples to whom the Lord will drive you.
If a wise person 1 goes to court 2 with a foolish person, there is no peace 3 whether he is angry or laughs. 4
I wear sackcloth and they ridicule me. 1
I am 1 a laughingstock 2 to my friends, 3 I, who called on God and whom he answered 4 – a righteous and blameless 5 man is a laughingstock!
Oh, how shattered Moab will be! Oh, how her people will wail! Oh, how she will turn away 1 in shame! Moab will become an object of ridicule, a terrifying sight to all the nations that surround her.”
Otherwise, 1 when he has laid 2 a foundation and is not able to finish the tower, 3 all who see it 4 will begin to make fun of 5 him.
Even Herod with his soldiers treated him with contempt and mocked him. Then, 1 dressing him in elegant clothes, 2 Herod 3 sent him back to Pilate.
then I will remove Israel from the land 1 I have given them, I will abandon this temple I have consecrated with my presence, 2 and Israel will be mocked and ridiculed 3 among all the nations.
Even youngsters have scorned me; when I get up, 1 they scoff at me. 2
They are worthless, objects to be ridiculed. When the time comes to punish them, they will be destroyed.
And they began making fun 1 of him, because they knew 2 that she was dead. 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,
I will bring such disaster on them that all the kingdoms of the earth will be horrified. I will make them an object of reproach, a proverbial example of disaster. I will make them an object of ridicule, an example to be used in curses. 1 That is how they will be remembered wherever I banish them. 2
“Moab has vaunted itself against me. So make him drunk with the wine of my wrath 1 until he splashes 2 around in his own vomit, until others treat him as a laughingstock.
For did not you people of Moab laugh at the people of Israel? Did you think that they were nothing but thieves, 1 that you shook your head in contempt 2 every time you talked about them? 3
For I solemnly swear,” 1 says the Lord, “that Bozrah 2 will become a pile of ruins. It will become an object of horror and ridicule, an example to be used in curses. 3 All the towns around it will lie in ruins forever.”
They turn to Baal; 1 they are like an unreliable bow. Their leaders will fall by the sword because their prayers to Baal 2 have made me angry. So people will disdain them in the land of Egypt. 3