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10 Bible Verses About Contempt

Here are 10 Bible verses about contempt from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

2 Chronicles 36:16 KJV

But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

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Psalms 2:4 KJV

He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

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Matthew 7:6 KJV

Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you.

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Zechariah 4:10 KJV

For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth.

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2 Peter 3:3 KJV

Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

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Romans 2:4 KJV

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

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Proverbs 15:5 KJV

A fool despiseth his father’s instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

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2 Peter 2:10 KJV

But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.

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Proverbs 23:22 KJV

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

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Psalms 78:10 KJV

They kept not the covenant of God, and refused to walk in his law;

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