At noon Elijah began to taunt them. “Shout louder!” he said. “Surely he is a god! Perhaps he is deep in thought, or busy, or traveling. Maybe he is sleeping and must be awakened.” I Kings 18:27
If only you would be altogether silent! For you, that would be wisdom. Job 13:5
Sticks and stones…
From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road some youths came out of the town and jeered at him. “Go on up, you baldhead!” they said. “Go on up, you baldhead!” 2 Kings 2:23 NIV
Give beer to those who are perishing, wine to those who are in anguish. Proverbs 31:6 NIV (I didn’t know they had beer back then?)
He said to Jacob, “Let me eat some of that red stuff, because I’m exhausted.”
Genesis 25:30 Holman Christian Standard Bible
“Ephraim mixes with the nations; Ephraim is a flat cake not turned over.” Hosea 7:8 NIV
Road Rage even back then:
“The lookout reported, “He has reached them, but he isn’t coming back either. The driving is like that of Jehu son of Nimshi—he drives like a madman.” 2 Kings 9:20 NIV
Have a Blessed and Humorous Weekend!
4 thoughts on “Humorous Bible Verses”
I like the thought of silence = wisdom! I think it does.
Yes, kind of like this quote:
“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.” Nobody seems to know who said this, although one source says Abraham Lincoln and another says Mark Twain. I love being around talkers though!
Thanks for making me smile this morning.
You're welcome! Laughter is definately the best cure for what ails…Have a blessed day! Lori