Here are 45 Bible verses about joking from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
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?
Ephesians 5:4 KJV
Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
Matthew 12:36 KJV
But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment.
Ephesians 4:29 KJV
Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.
Matthew 24:12 KJV
And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
1 Corinthians 15:33 KJV
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
Proverbs 17:22 KJV
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
Galatians 6:7 KJV
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Proverbs 10:23 KJV
It is as sport to a fool to do mischief: but a man of understanding hath wisdom.
1 John 4:20 KJV
If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
James 5:12 KJV
But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Colossians 3:8-9 KJV
But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth. Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds;
Psalms 119:105 KJV
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.
2 Timothy 2:15 KJV
Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
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.
Romans 12:21 KJV
Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.
Philippians 4:8 KJV
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
Colossians 3:17 KJV
And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
Proverbs 14:13-14 KJV
Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth is heaviness. The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a good man shall be satisfied from himself.
Proverbs 13:16 KJV
Every prudent man dealeth with knowledge: but a fool layeth open his folly.
Jeremiah 24:9 KJV
And I will deliver them to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth for their hurt, to be a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all places whither I shall drive them.
Psalms 9:10 KJV
And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.
Ecclesiastes 3:4 KJV
A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
Proverbs 12:18 KJV
There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword: but the tongue of the wise is health.
Job 30:9 KJV
And now am I their song, yea, I am their byword.
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.
Acts 2:13 KJV
Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine.
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.
Ecclesiastes 5:6 KJV
Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error: wherefore should God be angry at thy voice, and destroy the work of thine hands?
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.
Ephesians 5:3 KJV
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
Colossians 3:8 KJV
But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.
Exodus 20:7 KJV
Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Matthew 11:30 KJV
For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Psalms 44:14 KJV
Thou makest us a byword among the heathen, a shaking of the head among the people.
Proverbs 26:18 KJV
As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,
Jeremiah 20:8 KJV
For since I spake, I cried out, I cried violence and spoil; because the word of the LORD was made a reproach unto me, and a derision, daily.
Jeremiah 10:15 KJV
They are vanity, and the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Proverbs 14:9 KJV
Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
Psalms 89:41 KJV
All that pass by the way spoil him: he is a reproach to his neighbours.
1 Kings 9:7 KJV
Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house, which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all people:
Psalms 109:8 KJV
Let his days be few; and let another take his office.
Jeremiah 51:18 KJV
They are vanity, the work of errors: in the time of their visitation they shall perish.
Genesis 19:14 KJV
And Lot went out, and spake unto his sons in law, which married his daughters, and said, Up, get you out of this place; for the LORD will destroy this city. But he seemed as one that mocked unto his sons in law.
Proverbs 26:19 KJV
So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?