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92 Bible Verses About Humor and Laughter

Here are 92 Bible verses about humor and laughter from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Proverbs 17:22 KJV

A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.

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Psalms 126:2 KJV

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them.

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Job 8:21 KJV

Till he fill thy mouth with laughing, and thy lips with rejoicing.

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Ecclesiastes 3:4 KJV

A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

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Genesis 21:6 KJV

And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me.

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Proverbs 14:13 KJV

Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness.

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Proverbs 15:13 KJV

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

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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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Luke 6:21 KJV

Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.

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Psalms 37:13 KJV

The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

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Ephesians 5:4 KJV

Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.

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Psalms 16:11 KJV

Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

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Psalms 32:11 KJV

Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy, all ye that are upright in heart.

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Philippians 4:4 KJV

Rejoice in the Lord alway: and again I say, Rejoice.

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Ecclesiastes 7:6 KJV

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool: this also is vanity.

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Psalms 4:7 KJV

Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased.

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Proverbs 15:15 KJV

All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.

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Proverbs 31:25 KJV

Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

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Psalms 16:8-11 KJV

I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope. For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

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Ecclesiastes 10:19 KJV

A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.

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Job 12:4 KJV

I am as one mocked of his neighbour, who calleth upon God, and he answereth him: the just upright man is laughed to scorn.

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Ecclesiastes 2:2 KJV

I said of laughter, It is mad: and of mirth, What doeth it?

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Psalms 59:8 KJV

But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

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James 5:13 KJV

Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.

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Psalms 37:12-13 KJV

The wicked plotteth against the just, and gnasheth upon him with his teeth. The Lord shall laugh at him: for he seeth that his day is coming.

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Revelation 1:1 KJV

The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

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James 4:9 KJV

Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

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Habakkuk 1:10 KJV

And they shall scoff at the kings, and the princes shall be a scorn unto them: they shall deride every strong hold; for they shall heap dust, and take it.

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Zephaniah 3:17 KJV

The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

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Genesis 17:17 KJV

Then Abraham fell upon his face, and laughed, and said in his heart, Shall a child be born unto him that is an hundred years old? and shall Sarah, that is ninety years old, bear?

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Ecclesiastes 7:3 KJV

Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.

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Psalms 118:24 KJV

This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

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Colossians 4:6 KJV

Let your speech be alway with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.

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Proverbs 29:9 KJV

If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.

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Psalms 47:1 KJV

O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God with the voice of triumph.

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Matthew 9:24 KJV

He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn.

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Genesis 18:12-15 KJV

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also? And the LORD said unto Abraham, Wherefore did Sarah laugh, saying, Shall I of a surety bear a child, which am old? Is any thing too hard for the LORD? At the time appointed I will return unto thee, according to the time of life, and Sarah shall have a son. Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh.

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Psalms 43:4 KJV

Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea, upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.

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Nehemiah 8:10 KJV

Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.

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Habakkuk 3:18 KJV

Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.

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Proverbs 16:24 KJV

Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.

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Genesis 18:12 KJV

Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also?

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Romans 12:15 KJV

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

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1 Peter 4:13 KJV

But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.

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2 Timothy 1:7-10 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind. Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God; Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began, But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel:

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Proverbs 1:26 KJV

I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when your fear cometh;

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Romans 12:9 KJV

Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

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Psalms 30:11 KJV

Thou hast turned for me my mourning into dancing: thou hast put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness;

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Proverbs 26:19 KJV

So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

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Genesis 21:6-7 KJV

And Sarah said, God hath made me to laugh, so that all that hear will laugh with me. And she said, Who would have said unto Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in his old age.

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Luke 7:34 KJV

The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

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Jeremiah 33:11 KJV

The voice of joy, and the voice of gladness, the voice of the bridegroom, and the voice of the bride, the voice of them that shall say, Praise the LORD of hosts: for the LORD is good; for his mercy endureth for ever: and of them that shall bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the LORD. For I will cause to return the captivity of the land, as at the first, saith the LORD.

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Luke 1:14 KJV

And thou shalt have joy and gladness; and many shall rejoice at his birth.

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Job 5:22 KJV

At destruction and famine thou shalt laugh: neither shalt thou be afraid of the beasts of the earth.

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1 Kings 18:27 KJV

And it came to pass at noon, that Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud: for he is a god; either he is talking, or he is pursuing, or he is in a journey, or peradventure he sleepeth, and must be awaked.

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John 15:11 KJV

These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

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Ecclesiastes 8:15 KJV

Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.

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Proverbs 16:20 KJV

He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he.

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Isaiah 55:12 KJV

For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

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1 Corinthians 1:27-29 KJV

But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory in his presence.

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Ecclesiastes 3:2-4 KJV

A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

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Psalms 98:4 KJV

Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.

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Psalms 2:3-4 KJV

Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us. He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision.

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1 Corinthians 2:14-15 KJV

But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man.

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Jeremiah 31:13 KJV

Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.

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Isaiah 26:3 KJV

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

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Proverbs 31:25-26 KJV

Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come. She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

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Psalms 126:2-3 KJV

Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them. The LORD hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.

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Psalms 96:12 KJV

Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice

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Psalms 65:12-13 KJV

They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.

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Psalms 42:5 KJV

Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.

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Psalms 16:8 KJV

I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.

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Luke 6:45 KJV

A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Matthew 2:10 KJV

When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.

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1 Peter 1:8 KJV

Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

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Luke 7:31-34 KJV

And the Lord said, Whereunto then shall I liken the men of this generation? and to what are they like? They are like unto children sitting in the marketplace, and calling one to another, and saying, We have piped unto you, and ye have not danced; we have mourned to you, and ye have not wept. For John the Baptist came neither eating bread nor drinking wine; and ye say, He hath a devil. The Son of man is come eating and drinking; and ye say, Behold a gluttonous man, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners!

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Luke 2:10 KJV

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.

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Proverbs 26:18-19 KJV

As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death, So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

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Mark 5:40 KJV

And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was lying.

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Numbers 22:28-30 KJV

And the LORD opened the mouth of the ass, and she said unto Balaam, What have I done unto thee, that thou hast smitten me these three times? And Balaam said unto the ass, Because thou hast mocked me: I would there were a sword in mine hand, for now would I kill thee. And the ass said unto Balaam, Am not I thine ass, upon which thou hast ridden ever since I was thine unto this day? was I ever wont to do so unto thee? And he said, Nay.

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Psalms 59:7-8 KJV

Behold, they belch out with their mouth: swords are in their lips: for who, say they, doth hear? But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision.

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Jeremiah 51:39 KJV

In their heat I will make their feasts, and I will make them drunken, that they may rejoice, and sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the LORD.

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Matthew 5:16 KJV

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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Luke 6:25 KJV

Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Matthew 25:21 KJV

His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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Luke 8:53 KJV

And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.

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Proverbs 11:22 KJV

As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

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John 3:16-17 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

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Romans 15:13 KJV

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

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