8819 scoffing

8819 scoffing

Treating individuals, people, ideas or values with contempt or ridicule. Scripture indicates that God’s word and his people can expect to be treated with contempt by the world.

Objects of scoffing

Nations punished by God Jer 19:8 See also 1Ki 9:6-9; Jer 49:17; Jer 50:13; La 2:15-17; Zep 2:13-15

God’s messengers 2Ch 36:15-16

Reasons for scoffing

Unbelief 2Pe 3:3-4 See also Ac 13:41; Hab 1:5; Jude 17-19

Arrogance Hab 1:10 See also Ps 73:3-8; Isa 28:14-15

Lack of wisdom Pr 29:9

God scoffs at the nations

Ps 59:5-8 See also Ps 2:1-6

See also

5818contempt
5893insults
5900laughter
5951slander
8782mockery
8794persecution
8815ridicule

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