137 verses

Gen 27:12

(NIV)
What if my father touches me? I would appear to be tricking him and would bring down a curse on myself rather than a blessing.’

(ESV)
Perhaps my father will feel me, and I shall seem to be mocking him and bring a curse upon myself and not a blessing.”

Gen 31:7

(NIV)
yet your father has cheated me by changing my wages ten times. However, God has not allowed him to harm me.
(ESV)
yet your father has cheated me and changed my wages ten times. But God did not permit him to harm me.

Gen 42:23

(NIV)
They did not realise that Joseph could understand them, since he was using an interpreter.

(ESV)
They did not know that Joseph understood them, for there was an interpreter between them.

Exod 8:29

(NIV)
Moses answered, ‘As soon as I leave you, I will pray to the  Lord, and tomorrow the flies will leave Pharaoh and his officials and his people. Only let Pharaoh be sure that he does not act deceitfully again by not letting the people go to offer sacrifices to the  Lord.’

(ESV)
Then Moses said, “Behold, I am going out from you and I will plead with the  Lord that the swarms of flies may depart from Pharaoh, from his servants, and from his people, tomorrow. Only let not Pharaoh cheat again by not letting the people go to sacrifice to the  Lord.”

Exod 10:2

(NIV)
that you may tell your children and grandchildren how I dealt harshly with the Egyptians and how I performed my signs among them, and that you may know that I am the  Lord.’

(ESV)
and that you may tell in the hearing of your son and of your grandson how I have dealt harshly with the Egyptians and what signs I have done among them, that you may know that I am the  Lord.”

Lev 19:10

(NIV)
Do not go over your vineyard a second time or pick up the grapes that have fallen. Leave them for the poor and the foreigner. I am the  Lord your God.

(ESV)
And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard. You shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the  Lord your God.

Lev 19:20

(NIV)
‘“If a man sleeps with a female slave who is promised to another man but who has not been ransomed or given her freedom, there must be due punishment. Yet they are not to be put to death, because she had not been freed.
(ESV)
If a man lies sexually with a woman who is a slave, assigned to another man and not yet ransomed or given her freedom, a distinction shall be made. They shall not be put to death, because she was not free;

Num 22:29

(NIV)
Balaam answered the donkey, ‘You have made a fool of me! If only I had a sword in my hand, I would kill you here and now.’

(ESV)
And Balaam said to the donkey, “Because you have made a fool of me. I wish I had a sword in my hand, for then I would kill you.”

Deut 24:21

(NIV)
When you harvest the grapes in your vineyard, do not go over the vines again. Leave what remains for the foreigner, the fatherless and the widow.
(ESV)
When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you shall not strip it afterward. It shall be for the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow.

Judg 5:18

(NIV)
The people of Zebulun risked their very lives;
so did Naphtali on the terraced fields.
(ESV)
Zebulun is a people who risked their lives to the death;
Naphtali, too, on the heights of the field.

Judg 8:15

(NIV)
Then Gideon came and said to the men of Sukkoth, ‘Here are Zebah and Zalmunna, about whom you taunted me by saying, “Do you already have the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna in your possession? Why should we give bread to your exhausted men?”’
(ESV)
And he came to the men of Succoth and said, “Behold Zebah and Zalmunna, about whom you taunted me, saying, ‘Are the hands of Zebah and Zalmunna already in your hand, that we should give bread to your men who are exhausted?’”

Judg 16:10

(NIV)
Then Delilah said to Samson, ‘You have made a fool of me; you lied to me. Come now, tell me how you can be tied.’

(ESV)
Then Delilah said to Samson, “Behold, you have mocked me and told me lies. Please tell me how you might be bound.”

Judg 16:13

(NIV)
Delilah then said to Samson, ‘All this time you have been making a fool of me and lying to me. Tell me how you can be tied.’

He replied, ‘If you weave the seven braids of my head into the fabric on the loom and tighten it with the pin, I’ll become as weak as any other man.’ So while he was sleeping, Delilah took the seven braids of his head, wove them into the fabric
(ESV)
Then Delilah said to Samson, “Until now you have mocked me and told me lies. Tell me how you might be bound.” And he said to her, “If you weave the seven locks of my head with the web and fasten it tight with the pin, then I shall become weak and be like any other man.”

Judg 16:15

(NIV)
Then she said to him, ‘How can you say, “I love you,” when you won’t confide in me? This is the third time you have made a fool of me and haven’t told me the secret of your great strength.’
(ESV)
And she said to him, “How can you say, ‘I love you,’ when your heart is not with me? You have mocked me these three times, and you have not told me where your great strength lies.”

Judg 19:25

(NIV)
But the men would not listen to him. So the man took his concubine and sent her outside to them, and they raped her and abused her throughout the night, and at dawn they let her go.
(ESV)
But the men would not listen to him. So the man seized his concubine and made her go out to them. And they knew her and abused her all night until the morning. And as the dawn began to break, they let her go.

Judg 20:45

(NIV)
As they turned and fled towards the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon, the Israelites cut down five thousand men along the roads. They kept pressing after the Benjaminites as far as Gidom and struck down two thousand more.

(ESV)
And they turned and fled toward the wilderness to the rock of Rimmon. Five thousand men of them were cut down in the highways. And they were pursued hard to Gidom, and 2,000 men of them were struck down.

1Sam 6:6

(NIV)
Why do you harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh did? When Israel’s god dealt harshly with them, did they not send the Israelites out so that they could go on their way?

(ESV)
Why should you harden your hearts as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? After he had dealt severely with them, did they not send the people away, and they departed?

1Sam 17:10

(NIV)
Then the Philistine said, ‘This day I defy the armies of Israel! Give me a man and let us fight each other.’
(ESV)
And the Philistine said, “I defy the ranks of Israel this day. Give me a man, that we may fight together.”

1Sam 17:25

(NIV)
Now the Israelites had been saying, ‘Do you see how this man keeps coming out? He comes out to defy Israel. The king will give great wealth to the man who kills him. He will also give him his daughter in marriage and will exempt his family from taxes in Israel.’

(ESV)
And the men of Israel said, “Have you seen this man who has come up? Surely he has come up to defy Israel. And the king will enrich the man who kills him with great riches and will give him his daughter and make his father’s house free in Israel.”

1Sam 17:26

(NIV)
David asked the men standing near him, ‘What will be done for the man who kills this Philistine and removes this disgrace from Israel? Who is this uncircumcised Philistine that he should defy the armies of the living God?’

(ESV)
And David said to the men who stood by him, “What shall be done for the man who kills this Philistine and takes away the reproach from Israel? For who is this uncircumcised Philistine, that he should defy the armies of the living God?”

1Sam 17:36

(NIV)
Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he has defied the armies of the living God.
(ESV)
Your servant has struck down both lions and bears, and this uncircumcised Philistine shall be like one of them, for he has defied the armies of the living God.”

1Sam 17:45

(NIV)
David said to the Philistine, ‘You come against me with sword and spear and javelin, but I come against you in the name of the  Lord Almighty, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.
(ESV)
Then David said to the Philistine, “You come to me with a sword and with a spear and with a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the  Lord of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have defied.

1Sam 31:4

(NIV)
Saul said to his armour-bearer, ‘Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and run me through and abuse me.’

But the armour-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it.
(ESV)
Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword, and thrust me through with it, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and mistreat me.” But his armor-bearer would not for he feared greatly. Therefore Saul took his own sword and fell upon it.

2Sam 21:21

(NIV)
When he taunted Israel, Jonathan son of Shimeah, David’s brother, killed him.

(ESV)
And when he taunted Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimei, David’s brother, struck him down.

2Sam 23:9

(NIV)
Next to him was Eleazar son of Dodai the Ahohite. As one of the three mighty warriors, he was with David when they taunted the Philistines gathered at Pas Dammim for battle. Then the Israelites retreated,
(ESV)
And next to him among the three mighty men was Eleazar the son of Dodo, son of Ahohi. He was with David when they defied the Philistines who were gathered there for battle, and the men of Israel withdrew.

1Kgs 18:27

(NIV)
At noon Elijah began to taunt them. ‘Shout louder!’ he said. ‘Surely he is a god! Perhaps he is deep in thought, or busy, or travelling. Maybe he is sleeping and must be awakened.’
(ESV)
And at noon Elijah mocked them, saying, “Cry aloud, for he is a god. Either he is musing, or he is relieving himself, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is asleep and must be awakened.”

2Kgs 2:23

(NIV)
From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. ‘Get out of here, baldy!’ they said. ‘Get out of here, baldy!’
(ESV)
He went up from there to Bethel, and while he was going up on the way, some small boys came out of the city and jeered at him, saying, “Go up, you baldhead! Go up, you baldhead!”

2Kgs 19:4

(NIV)
It may be that the  Lord your God will hear all the words of the field commander, whom his master, the king of Assyria, has sent to ridicule the living God, and that he will rebuke him for the words the  Lord your God has heard. Therefore pray for the remnant that still survives.’

(ESV)
It may be that the  Lord your God heard all the words of the Rabshakeh, whom his master the king of Assyria has sent to mock the living God, and will rebuke the words that the  Lord your God has heard; therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.”

2Kgs 19:16

(NIV)
Give ear,  Lord, and hear; open your eyes, Lord, and see; listen to the words Sennacherib has sent to ridicule the living God.

(ESV)
Incline your ear, O  Lord, and hear; open your eyes, O  Lord, and see; and hear the words of Sennacherib, which he has sent to mock the living God.

2Kgs 19:21

(NIV)
This is the word that the  Lord has spoken against him:

‘“Virgin Daughter Zion
despises you and mocks you.
Daughter Jerusalem
tosses her head as you flee.
(ESV)
This is the word that the  Lord has spoken concerning him:

“She despises you, she scorns you—
the virgin daughter of Zion;
she wags her head behind you—
the daughter of Jerusalem.

2Kgs 19:22

(NIV)
Who is it you have ridiculed and blasphemed?
Against whom have you raised your voice
and lifted your eyes in pride?
Against the Holy One of Israel!
(ESV)
“Whom have you mocked and reviled?
Against whom have you raised your voice
and lifted your eyes to the heights?
Against the Holy One of Israel!

2Kgs 19:23

(NIV)
By your messengers
you have ridiculed the  Lord.
And you have said,
‘With my many chariots
I have ascended the heights of the mountains,
the utmost heights of Lebanon.
I have cut down its tallest cedars,
the choicest of its junipers.
I have reached its remotest parts,
the finest of its forests.
(ESV)
By your messengers you have mocked the Lord,
and you have said ‘With my many chariots
I have gone up the heights of the mountains,
to the far recesses of Lebanon;
I felled its tallest cedars,
its choicest cypresses;
I entered its farthest lodging place,
its most fruitful forest.

1Chr 10:4

(NIV)
Saul said to his armour-bearer, ‘Draw your sword and run me through, or these uncircumcised fellows will come and abuse me.’

But his armour-bearer was terrified and would not do it; so Saul took his own sword and fell on it.
(ESV)
Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword and thrust me through with it, lest these uncircumcised come and mistreat me.” But his armor-bearer would not, for he feared greatly. Therefore Saul took his own sword and fell upon it.

1Chr 20:7

(NIV)
When he taunted Israel, Jonathan son of Shimea, David’s brother, killed him.

(ESV)
And when he taunted Israel, Jonathan the son of Shimea, David’s brother, struck him down.

2Chr 30:10

(NIV)
The couriers went from town to town in Ephraim and Manasseh, as far as Zebulun, but people scorned and ridiculed them.
(ESV)
So the couriers went from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, and as far as Zebulun, but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

2Chr 32:17

(NIV)
The king also wrote letters ridiculing the  Lord, the God of Israel, and saying this against him: ‘Just as the gods of the peoples of the other lands did not rescue their people from my hand, so the god of Hezekiah will not rescue his people from my hand.’
(ESV)
And he wrote letters to cast contempt on the  Lord, the God of Israel, and to speak against him, saying, “Like the gods of the nations of the lands who have not delivered their people from my hands, so the God of Hezekiah will not deliver his people from my hand.”

2Chr 32:31

(NIV)
But when envoys were sent by the rulers of Babylon to ask him about the miraculous sign that had occurred in the land, God left him to test him and to know everything that was in his heart.

(ESV)
And so in the matter of the envoys of the princes of Babylon, who had been sent to him to inquire about the sign that had been done in the land, God left him to himself, in order to test him and to know all that was in his heart.

2Chr 36:16

(NIV)
But they mocked God’s messengers, despised his words and scoffed at his prophets until the wrath of the  Lord was aroused against his people and there was no remedy.
(ESV)
But they kept mocking the messengers of God despising his words and scoffing at his prophets until the wrath of the  Lord rose against his people, until there was no remedy.

Neh 2:19

(NIV)
But when Sanballat the Horonite, Tobiah the Ammonite official and Geshem the Arab heard about it, they mocked and ridiculed us. ‘What is this you are doing?’ they asked. ‘Are you rebelling against the king?’

(ESV)
But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite servant and Geshem the Arab heard of it, they jeered at us and despised us and said, “What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?”

Neh 4:1

(NIV)
When Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became angry and was greatly incensed. He ridiculed the Jews,
(ESV)
Now when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry and greatly enraged, and he jeered at the Jews.

Neh 6:13

(NIV)
He had been hired to intimidate me so that I would commit a sin by doing this, and then they would give me a bad name to discredit me.

(ESV)
For this purpose he was hired, that I should be afraid and act in this way and sin, and so they could give me a bad name in order to taunt me.

Job 9:23

(NIV)
When a scourge brings sudden death,
he mocks the despair of the innocent.
(ESV)
When disaster brings sudden death,
he mocks at the calamity of the innocent.

Job 11:3

(NIV)
Will your idle talk reduce others to silence?
Will no one rebuke you when you mock?
(ESV)
Should your babble silence men,
and when you mock, shall no one shame you?

Job 13:9

(NIV)
Would it turn out well if he examined you?
Could you deceive him as you might deceive a mortal?
(ESV)
Will it be well with you when he searches you out?
Or can you deceive him, as one deceives a man?

Job 16:15

(NIV)
‘I have sewed sackcloth over my skin
and buried my brow in the dust.
(ESV)
I have sewed sackcloth upon my skin
and have laid my strength in the dust.

Job 16:20

(NIV)
My intercessor is my friend
as my eyes pour out tears to God;
(ESV)
My friends scorn me;
my eye pours out tears to God,

Job 21:3

(NIV)
Bear with me while I speak,
and after I have spoken, mock on.
(ESV)
Bear with me, and I will speak,
and after I have spoken mock on.

Job 22:19

(NIV)
The righteous see their ruin and rejoice;
the innocent mock them, saying,
(ESV)
The righteous see it and are glad;
the innocent one mocks at them,

Job 27:6

(NIV)
I will maintain my innocence and never let go of it;
my conscience will not reproach me as long as I live.
(ESV)
I hold fast my righteousness and will not let it go;
my heart does not reproach me for any of my days.

Job 33:23

(NIV)
Yet if there is an angel at their side,
a messenger, one out of a thousand,
sent to tell them how to be upright,
(ESV)
If there be for him an angel,
a mediator one of the thousand,
to declare to man what is right for him,

Ps 1:1

(NIV)
Blessed is the one
who does not walk in step with the wicked
or stand in the way that sinners take
or sit in the company of mockers,
(ESV)
Blessed is the man
who walks not in the counsel of the wicked,
nor stands in the way of sinners,
nor sits in the seat of scoffers;

Ps 2:4

(NIV)
The One enthroned in heaven laughs;
the Lord scoffs at them.
(ESV)
He who sits in the heavens laughs;
the Lord holds them in derision.

Ps 22:7

(NIV)
All who see me mock me;
they hurl insults, shaking their heads.
(ESV)
All who see me mock me;
they make mouths at me; they wag their heads;

Ps 35:16

(NIV)
Like the ungodly they maliciously mocked;
they gnashed their teeth at me.
(ESV)
like profane mockers at a feast
they gnash at me with their teeth.

Ps 42:10

(NIV)
My bones suffer mortal agony
as my foes taunt me,
saying to me all day long,
‘Where is your God?’
(ESV)
As with a deadly wound in my bones,
my adversaries taunt me,
while they say to me all the day long,
Where is your God?”

Ps 44:16

(NIV)
at the taunts of those who reproach and revile me,
because of the enemy, who is bent on revenge.
(ESV)
at the sound of the taunter and reviler,
at the sight of the enemy and the avenger.

Ps 55:12

(NIV)
If an enemy were insulting me,
I could endure it;
if a foe were rising against me,
I could hide.
(ESV)
For it is not an enemy who taunts me—
then I could bear it;
it is not an adversary who deals insolently with me—
then I could hide from him.

Ps 57:3

(NIV)
He sends from heaven and saves me,
rebuking those who hotly pursue me –
God sends forth his love and his faithfulness.
(ESV)
He will send from heaven and save me;
he will put to shame him who tramples on me.  Selah
God will send out his steadfast love and his faithfulness!

Ps 59:8

(NIV)
But you laugh at them,  Lord;
you scoff at all those nations.
(ESV)
But you, O  Lord, laugh at them;
you hold all the nations in derision.

Ps 69:9

(NIV)
for zeal for your house consumes me,
and the insults of those who insult you fall on me.
(ESV)
For zeal for your house has consumed me,
and the reproaches of those who reproach you have fallen on me.
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