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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Remarks designed to excite laughter with a degree of contempt; wit of that species which provokes contemptuous laughter; disparagement by making a person an object of laughter; banter; -- a term lighter than derision.

2. (n.) An object of sport or laughter; a laughingstock; a laughing matter.

3. (n.) Quality of being ridiculous; ridiculousness.

4. (v. t.) To laugh at mockingly or disparagingly; to awaken ridicule toward or respecting.

5. (a.) Ridiculous.

2606. katagelao -- to deride
... to deride. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katagelao Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ag-el-ah'-o) Short Definition: I laugh at, ridicule Definition: I laugh at ...
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1702. empaizo -- to mock at
... to mock at. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: empaizo Phonetic Spelling:
(emp-aheed'-zo) Short Definition: I mock Definition: I mock, ridicule. ...
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3456. mukterizo -- to turn up the nose or sneer at
... mock. From a derivative of the base of mukaomai (meaning snout, as that whence lowing
proceeds); to make mouths at, ie Ridicule -- mock. see GREEK mukaomai. ...
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2301. theatrizo -- to make a spectacle of
... Cognate: 2301 (from 2302 , "theatre") -- to ridicule, making a out of someone,
putting them on for and (used only in Heb 10:33). See 2300 (). ...
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5512. chleuazo -- to jest, mock, jeer
... 5512 (from , "a joke") -- properly, to joke (jest), ie to scoff (ridicule)
using barbed humor and mocking jeers (used only in Ac 17:32). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7046. qalas -- to mock, scoff
... mock, scoff, scorn. A primitive root; to disparage, ie Ridicule -- mock, scoff,
scorn. 7045, 7046. qalas. 7047 . Strong's Numbers.
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7048. qallasah -- derision
... Word Origin from qalas Definition derision NASB Word Usage mocking (1). mocking.
Intensive from qalac; ridicule -- mocking. see HEBREW qalac. 7047, 7048. ...
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Dread of Ridicule.
... LXI. DREAD OF RIDICULE. 24th Sunday after Trinity. ... SUBJECT."The persecution you will
be subjected to, if you live godly in Jesus Christ is"Ridicule. ...
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September the Fifth Faith and Ridicule
... SEPTEMBER The Fifth FAITH AND RIDICULE. MATTHEW ix.18-26. And, so one man's
faith is more than a match for many people's scorn. The ...
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Ridicule of the Philosophers.
... Chapter III."Ridicule of the Philosophers. I cannot approve of Heraclitus,
who, being self-taught and arrogant, said, "I have ...
/.../tatians address to the greeks/chapter iii ridicule of the philosophers.htm

Ridicule of the Studies of the Greeks.
... Chapter XXVI."Ridicule of the Studies of the Greeks. Cease to make a parade
of sayings which you have derived from others, and ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter xxvi ridicule of the studies.htm

Ridicule of the Solemnities of the Greeks.
... Chapter XXII."Ridicule of the Solemnities of the Greeks. And of what sort
are your teachings? Who must not treat with contempt ...
/.../tatians address to the greeks/chapter xxii ridicule of the solemnities.htm

Ridicule of the Heathen Divinities.
... Chapter X."Ridicule of the Heathen Divinities. There are legends of the
metamorphosis of men: with you the gods also are metamorphosed. ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter x ridicule of the heathen.htm

Ridicule of the Statues Erected by the Greeks.
... Chapter XXXIV."Ridicule of the Statues Erected by the Greeks. Worthy of
very great honour, certainly, was the tyrant Bhalaris, who ...
/.../tatian/tatians address to the greeks/chapter xxxiv ridicule of the statues.htm

Faustus Seeks to Bring into Ridicule the Orthodox Claim to Believe ...
... Faustus seeks to bring into ridicule the orthodox claim to believe in the infinity
of God by caricaturing the anthropomorphic representations of the Old ...
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He Says, Indeed, that "We Ridicule the Egyptians, Although they ...
... Chapter XIX. He says, indeed, that "we ridicule the Egyptians, although
they present many by no means� He says, indeed, that "we ...
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But this Low Jester Celsus, Omitting no Species of Mockery and ...
... Chapter XXII. But this low jester Celsus, omitting no species of mockery
and ridicule which can be� But this low jester [3493] Celsus ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxii but this low.htm

Ridicule (14 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To laugh at mockingly or disparagingly; to awaken ridicule toward
or respecting. 5. (a.) Ridiculous. ...Ridicule (14 Occurrences). ...
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Scoff (18 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Derision; ridicule; mockery; derisive
or mocking expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach. 2 ...
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Ridiculed (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Ridicule. Multi-Version Concordance
Ridiculed (12 Occurrences). Mark 5:40 They ridiculed him. ...
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Deride (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To laugh at with contempt; to ridicule; to laugh;
to scorn; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to scoff at. ...
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Derision (24 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Ridicule; mockery; scornful or contemptuous
treatment which holds one up to ridicule. 2. (n.) An ...
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Mockery (12 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Ridicule, deriding, exposure to contempt, by mimicry or insincere imitation,
or by a false show of earnestness; a counterfeit appearance. ...
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Chaff (24 Occurrences)
... 6. (vi) To use light, idle language by way of fun or ridicule; to banter.
7. (vt) To make fun of; to turn into ridicule by addressing ...
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Laugh (23 Occurrences)
... sport. 3. (vt) To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule. 4.
(vt) To express by, or utter with, laughter; -- with out. ...
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Lording (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) The son of a lord; a person of noble lineage. 3. (n.) A little lord; a lordling;
a lord, in contempt or ridicule. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Laughingstock (10 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) An object of ridicule; a butt of sport. Int.
Standard Bible Encyclopedia. LAUGHING-STOCK. laf'-ing-stok ...
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Ridicule (14 Occurrences)

Luke 14:29
Or perhaps, when he has laid a foundation, and is not able to finish, everyone who sees begins to mock him,

Deuteronomy 28:37
You shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all the peoples where Yahweh shall lead you away.
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1 Kings 9:7
then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have made holy for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
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2 Kings 19:4
It may be Yahweh your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which Yahweh your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.'"
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2 Chronicles 7:20
then will I pluck them up by the roots out of my land which I have given them; and this house, which I have made holy for my name, will I cast out of my sight, and I will make it a proverb and a byword among all peoples.
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Job 19:18
Even young children despise me. If I arise, they speak against me.
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Job 22:19
The righteous see it, and are glad. The innocent ridicule them,

Psalms 123:4
For long enough have men of pride made sport of our soul.
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Isaiah 37:4
It may be that the Lord your God will give ear to the words of the Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria, his master, has sent to say evil things against the living God, and will make his words come to nothing: so make your prayer for the rest of the people.
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Jeremiah 24:9
I will even give them up to be tossed back and forth among all the kingdoms of the earth for evil; to be a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all places where I shall drive them.
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Jeremiah 48:26
Make him drunken; for he magnified himself against Yahweh: and Moab shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision.
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Jeremiah 48:27
For wasn't Israel a derision to you? was he found among thieves? for as often as you speak of him, you shake your head.
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Jeremiah 48:39
How is it broken down! how do they wail! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all who are around him.
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Habakkuk 2:6
Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting riddle against him, and say: 'Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and that ladeth himself with many pledges!'
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