Bible Verses About Laughter

Bible Verses About Laughter
  • Psalm 2:1-81 Why do the nations rage, and the peoples plot a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying, 3 “Let’s break their bonds apart, and cast their cords from us.” 4 He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lord will have them in derision. 5 Then he will speak to them in his anger, and terrify them in his wrath: 6 “Yet I have set my King on my holy hill of Zion.” 7 I will tell of the decree: Yahweh said to me, “You are my son. Today I have become your father. 8 Ask of me, and I will give the nations for your inheritance, the uttermost parts of the earth for your possession. Related Topics: Being a Child of GodKnowing GodPredestinationSonsVanity
  • Psalm 37:12-1312 The wicked plots against the just, and gnashes at him with his teeth. 13 The Lord will laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.
  • Genesis 21:1-71 Yahweh visited Sarah as he had said, and Yahweh did to Sarah as he had spoken. 2 Sarah conceived, and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him. 3 Abraham called his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac. 4 Abraham circumcised his son, Isaac, when he was eight days old, as God had commanded him. 5 Abraham was one hundred years old when his son, Isaac, was born to him. 6 Sarah said, “God has made me laugh. Everyone who hears will laugh with me.” 7 She said, “Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? For I have borne him a son in his old age.” Related Topics: Being HappyCircumcisionLoving Your MotherPregnancy
  • Proverbs 17:2222 A cheerful heart makes good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Related Topics: ChristmasContentmentHappinessStressTrusting God
  • Genesis 18:10-1510 He said, “I will certainly return to you at about this time next year; and behold, Sarah your wife will have a son.” Sarah heard in the tent door, which was behind him. 11 Now Abraham and Sarah were old, well advanced in age. Sarah had passed the age of childbearing. 12 Sarah laughed within herself, saying, “After I have grown old will I have pleasure, my lord being old also?” 13 Yahweh said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh, saying, ‘Will I really bear a child when I am old?’ 14 Is anything too hard for Yahweh? At the set time I will return to you, when the season comes around, and Sarah will have a son.” 15 Then Sarah denied it, saying, “I didn’t laugh,” for she was afraid. He said, “No, but you did laugh.” Related Topics: BabiesDoubtGod's PowerLyingPredestination
  • Psalm 126:2-32 Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing. Then they said among the nations, “Yahweh has done great things for them.” 3 Yahweh has done great things for us, and we are glad. Related Topics: Being HappyHappinessSinging
  • Job 8:20-2120 “Behold, God will not cast away a blameless man, neither will he uphold the evildoers. 21 He will still fill your mouth with laughter, your lips with shouting.
  • Ecclesiastes 3:1-41 For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: 2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; 4 a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; Related Topics: ChangeDeath of a Loved OneFallGod's TimingGrief
  • Luke 6:2121 Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh. Related Topics: God's WordLosing a Child
  • Proverbs 1:24-2824 Because I have called, and you have refused; I have stretched out my hand, and no one has paid attention; 25 but you have ignored all my counsel, and wanted none of my reproof; 26 I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you, 27 when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when your disaster comes on like a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come on you. 28 Then they will call on me, but I will not answer. They will seek me diligently, but they will not find me, Related Topics: StormsTragedy
  • Proverbs 14:1313 Even in laughter the heart may be sorrowful, and mirth may end in heaviness. Related Topics: Being HappyEmotionsHappiness
  • Proverbs 15:13-1713 A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but an aching heart breaks the spirit. 14 The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly. 15 All the days of the afflicted are wretched, but one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast. 16 Better is little, with the fear of Yahweh, than great treasure with trouble. 17 Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, than a fattened calf with hatred. Related Topics: ContentmentFear of the LordHappinessHateThe Heart
  • Proverbs 31:2525 Strength and dignity are her clothing. She laughs at the time to come. Related Topics: ModestyStrength
  • Psalm 59:7-87 Behold, they spew with their mouth. Swords are in their lips, “For”, they say, “who hears us?” 8 But you, Yahweh, laugh at them. You scoff at all the nations.
  • Luke 6:2525 Woe to you, you who are full now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.
  • Ecclesiastes 7:66 For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity. Related Topics: FoolsVanity
  • Ecclesiastes 2:22 I said of laughter, “It is foolishness;” and of mirth, “What does it accomplish?”
  • James 4:7-107 Be subject therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners. Purify your hearts, you double-minded. 9 Lament, mourn, and weep. Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom. 10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he will exalt you. Related Topics: AddictionLeadershipProtectionTemptationThe Heart
  • Ecclesiastes 7:33 Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the face the heart is made good. Related Topics: Sadness
  • Habakkuk 1:1010 Yes, they scoff at kings, and princes are a derision to them. They laugh at every stronghold, for they build up an earthen ramp and take it.
  • Job 5:2222 You will laugh at destruction and famine, neither will you be afraid of the animals of the earth.
  • Job 12:44 I am like one who is a joke to his neighbor, I, who called on God, and he answered. The just, the blameless man is a joke.
  • Matthew 9:23-2423 When Jesus came into the ruler’s house and saw the flute players and the crowd in noisy disorder, 24 he said to them, “Make room, because the girl isn’t dead, but sleeping.” They were ridiculing him. Related Topics: Music
  • 1 Kings 18:2727 At noon, Elijah mocked them, and said, “Cry aloud, for he is a god. Either he is deep in thought, or he has gone somewhere, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he sleeps and must be awakened.”
  • Judges 16:2525 When their hearts were merry, they said, “Call for Samson, that he may entertain us.” They called for Samson out of the prison; and he performed before them. They set him between the pillars;
  • Jeremiah 20:77 Yahweh, you have persuaded me, and I was persuaded. You are stronger than I, and have prevailed. I have become a laughingstock all day. Everyone mocks me.

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