115+ Funny Bible Verses

In this blog post, we have collected over 115 funny Bible verses, to remind you that sometimes it is okay to laugh. Laughter, in fact, it is the best medicine!

Humour is a social coagulant. It works as a means of communication between people.

Through it, social cohesion is achieved, people approach, manifest and live together certain ideas and dispositions.

Our psychological development depends on social inclusion. Without the social environment, we would not be able to develop psychologically.

So, by facilitating the closeness between people, humour also contributes to our psychological evolution.

Laughter, as a beneficial effect of humour, and which spreads in the presence of other people, helps us to get closer to others, creates the framework of closeness.

5 Funny Bible Verses

“And there was a young man named Eutychus sitting on the window sill, sinking into a deep sleep; and as Paul kept on talking, he was overcome by sleep and fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.” – Acts 20:9-10

“Would that those who are upsetting you might also castrate themselves!” – Galatians 5:12

“From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. “Get out of here, baldy!” they said. “Get out of here, baldy!” He turned around, looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the Lord. Then two bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the boys.” –2 Kings 2:23-24

“Your teeth are like a flock of newly shorn ewes, which have come up from their washing, all of which bear twins, and not one among them has lost her young.” – Song of Solomon 4:

15 Funny Bible Verses

“A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” – Ecclesiastes 10:19

“He said to Jacob, “Let me gulp down some of that red stuff; I’m starving.” – Genesis 25:30

“These people are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o’clock in the morning.” – Acts 2:15

“Refresh me with apples, sustain me with raisin cakes, For I am lovesick.” – Songs 2:4

“Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” – Proverbs 21:9

“Worst of all wounds is that of the heart, worst of all evils is that of a woman.” – Sirach 25:12

“It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.” – Proverbs 21:19

“Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.” – Proverbs 11:22

“A continual dropping on a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.” Proverbs 27:15

 “Very well,” he replied, “I allow you cow’s dung in place of human excrement; bake your bread on that.” – Ezekiel 4:12-15

“Happy is the one who seizes your infants and dashes them against the rocks.” – Psalms 137:9

“When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets: 12 Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.” – Deuteronomy 25:11

“For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.” – Ecclesiastes 1:18

20 Funny Bible Verses

“Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, ‘Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor: Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother.” – Genesis 22:20-21

“And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Ethiopian whom he had married: for he had married an Ethiopian woman.” – Numbers 12:1

“Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.” – Proverbs 27:15-16

“As Paul spoke on and on, a young man named Eutychus, sitting on the windowsill, became very drowsy. Finally, he fell sound asleep and dropped three stories to his death below.” – Acts 20:9

Remark – Dear preachers, please take this as a warning. Your parishioners will fall asleep and die if you let your sermons go “on and on and on”

“Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts” – Proverbs 31:6

“Where Jesus is so angry at a fig tree being out of season, he curses it to death.” – Mathew 21

“18 Early in the morning, as Jesus was on his way back to the city, he was hungry. 19 Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, “May you never bear fruit again!” Immediately the tree withered. 20 When the disciples saw this, they were amazed. “How did the fig tree wither so quickly?” they asked. 21 Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done. 22 If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer.” – Matthew 21:18-22

Remark – We have a doubt here. Why didn’t he just make it bear fruit? Instead of killing the fig tree…. Ultimately, everyone should win! Right?

“11 If two men fight together, and the wife of one draws near to rescue her husband from the hand of the one attacking him, and puts out her hand and seizes him by the genitals, 12 you shall cut off her hand. Show her no pity.” – Deuteronomy 25:11-12

“Then he said to me, “See, I assign to you cow’s dung instead of human dung, on which you may prepare your bread.” – Ezekiel 4:15 

“And you shall eat it as a barley cake, baking it in their sight on human dung.” – Ezekiel 4:12

“But the Rabshakeh said, “Has my master sent me to speak these words to your master and to you, and not to the men sitting on the wall, who are doomed with you to eat their own dung and drink their own urine?” – Isaiah 36:12

“You shall have a place outside the camp, and you shall go out to it. And you shall have a trowel with your tools, and when you sit down outside, you shall dig a hole with it and turn back and cover up your excrement.” – Deuteronomy 23:12-13

“And Ehud reached with his left hand, took the sword from his right thigh, and thrust it into his belly. And the hilt also went in after the blade, and the fat closed over the blade, for he did not pull the sword out of his belly; and the dung came out.” – Judges 3:21-22

“I will bring distress on mankind, so that they shall walk like the blind, because they have sinned against the Lord; their blood shall be poured out like dust, and their flesh like dung.” – Zephaniah 1:17

“And there was a great famine in Samaria, as they besieged it, until a donkey’s head was sold for eighty shekels of silver, and the fourth part of a kab of dove’s dung for five shekels of silver.” – 2 Kings 6:25

“Speak, Thus declares the Lord: ‘The dead bodies of men shall fall like dung upon the open field, like sheaves after the reaper, and none shall gather them.’” – Jeremiah 9:22

“And you shall have a trowel with your tools, and when you sit down outside, you shall dig a hole with it and turn back and cover up your excrement. Because the Lord your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you and to give up your enemies before you, therefore your camp must be holy, so that he may not see anything indecent among you and turn away from you.” – Deuteronomy 23:13-14

“When two men are fighting and the wife of one of them intervenes to drag her husband clear of his opponent, if she puts out her hand and catches hold of the man by his privates, you must cut off her hand and show her no mercy.” – Deut. 25:11

“Look, I have two daughters, virgins, both of them. Let me bring them out to you and you could do what you like with them. But do nothing to these men because they have come under the shelter of my roof.” – 11. Genesis 19:8

30 Funny Bible Verses

“Then because of the dire straits to which you will be reduced when your enemy besieges you, you will eat your own children, the flesh of your sons and daughters whom the Lord has given you.” – 10. Deut. 28:53

“Onan knew that the offspring would not be his; so when he went in to his brother’s wife, he wasted his seed on the ground in order not to give offspring to his brother. But what he did was displeasing in the sight of the LORD; so He took his life also.” – 7. Genesis 38:9

“[There is] nothing better for a man, [than] that he should eat and drink, and [that] he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it [was] from the hand of God.” – Ecclesiastes 2:24

“And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it [is] the gift of God.” – Ecclesiastes 3:13

“A merry heart makes cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.” – Proverbs 15:13

“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.” – Ecclesiastes 8:15

“Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these [things] God will bring thee into judgment.” – Ecclesiastes 11:9

“Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” – 1 Corinthians 10:31

“And there ye shall eat before the LORD your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households, wherein the LORD thy God hath blessed thee.” – Deuteronomy 12:7

“Let them praise his name in the dance: let them sing praises unto him with the timbrel and harp.” – Psalms 149:3

“And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill [it]; and let us eat, and be merry:” – Luke 15:23-24

“A merry heart doeth good [like] a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.” – Proverbs 17:22

“And as the ark of the LORD came into the city of David, Michal Saul’s daughter looked through a window, and saw king David leaping and dancing before the LORD; and she despised him in her heart”. – 2 Samuel 6:16

“Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach’s sake and thine often infirmities.” – 1 Timothy 5:23

“And the streets of the city shall be full of boys and girls playing in the streets thereof.” – Zechariah 8:5

“And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.” – Exodus 32:6

“See what large letters I use as I write to you with my own hand!” – Galatians 6:11

“He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be reckoned a curse to him.” – Proverbs 27:14

“At Parbar westward, four at the causeway, and two at Parbar.” – 1 Chronicles 26:18

“When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour” – Revelations 8:1

“Do not eat anything you find already dead. You may give it to an alien living in any of your towns and he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner…” – Deuteronomy 14:21

“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!” He turned around, and looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the Lord. Then two bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the youths.” – 2 Kings 2:23-24

“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

“Let those among you who are without sin be the first to throw the stone. The crowd looked at Jesus, believing he had a good point. Then Jesus picked up a stone” – Unknown

“Let there be sound. There was sound. Let there be light. There was light. Let there be drums. There were drums. Let there be guitar. There was a guitar. Oh, Let there be rock.” – Unknown

“God said unto John, “Come forth and receive eternal life.

But John came fifth and won a toaster.” – Unknown

“In the beginning, there was nothing. And then god created light, because he was afraid of the dark.” – Unknown

“And thou shall keep this last commandment close, that thou shalt not create more bible verse.” – Unknown

“He said to Jacob, “Let me gulp down some of that red stuff; I’m starving.” – Ecclesiastes 10:19

50 Funny Bible Verses

“A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” 2 Kings 2:23-24

“From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. “Get out of here, baldy!” they said. “Get out of here, baldy!” He turned around, looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the Lord. Then two bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the boys.” Acts 20:9-10

“And there was a young man named Eutychus sitting on the window sill, sinking into a deep sleep; and as Paul kept on talking, he was overcome by sleep and fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.” Galatians 5:12

“Would that those who are upsetting you might also castrate themselves!” Acts 2:15

“These people are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o’clock in the morning.” Songs 2:4

“Refresh me with apples, sustain me with raisin cakes, For I am lovesick.” Sirach 25:12

“Worst of all wounds is that of the heart, worst of all evils is that of a woman.” Deuteronomy 23:2

“Your teeth are like a flock of newly shorn ewes, Which have come up from their washing, All of which bear twins, And not one among them has lost her young.” Proverbs 11:22

“Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.” Proverbs 21:9

“Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” Ezekiel 4:12-15

“Very well,” he replied, “I allow you cow’s dung in place of human excrement; bake your bread on that.” Genesis 22:20-21

“Now it came about after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, ‘Behold, Milcah also has borne children to your brother Nahor: Uz his firstborn and Buz his brother.” Jonah 2:10

“Your teeth are whiter than sheep freshly washed; they match perfectly, not one is missing” ACTS 2:15 NET BIBLE

“In spite of what you think, these men are not drunk, for it is only nine o’clock in the morning.” GALATIANS 5:12 HSCB

“I wish those who are disturbing you might also get themselves castrated!” PROVERBS 11:22 

“[Like] a gold ring in a pig’s snout, [so] is a beautiful woman who lacks good taste.” GENESIS 25:30 NASB

“and Esau said to Jacob, “Please let me have a swallow of that red stuff there, for I am famished.” Therefore his name was called Edom.” JUDGES 7:5 NIV

“So Gideon took the men down to the water. There the LORD told him, “Separate those who lap the water with their tongues as a dog laps from those who kneel down to drink.” JOSHUA 13:1 NASB

“Now Joshua was old and advanced in years when the LORD said to him, “You are old and advanced in years…” JOB 10:10 NIV

“Did you not pour me out like milk and curdle me like cheese.” PROVERBS 31:6 GNT

“Alcohol is for people who are dying, for those who are in misery.” JONAH 2:10 ISV

“Then the LORD spoke to the sea creature, and it spewed Jonah onto the dry land.” 2 KINGS 2:23 NIV

“From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. “Get out of here, baldy!” they said. “Get out of here, baldy!” EXODUS 32:24 CSB

“So I said to them, ‘Whoever has gold, take it off,’ and they gave it to me. When I threw it into the fire, out came this calf!”SONG OF SOLOMON 7:4 KJV

“Thy neck is as a tower of ivory; thine eyes like the fishpools in Heshbon, by the gate of Bath Rabbim: thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.” PROVERBS 27:15-16 GOD’S WORD TRANSLATION

“A nagging wife is like water going drip-drip-drip on a rainy day. Whoever can control her can control the wind. He can even pick up olive oil with his right hand.” MARK 9:34 NIV

“But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest.” MARK 14:52 CSB

“So Hanun seized David’s servants and shaved off half of each one’s beard. He cut the lower part of their robes off so that their buttocks were exposed, and then sent them away.” PROVERBS 21:9 CSB

“Better to live on the corner of a roof than to share a house with a nagging wife.” 2 KINGS 9:20 NLT

“ The watchman exclaimed, “The messenger has met them, but he isn’t returning either! It must be Jehu son of Nimshi, for he’s driving like a madman.” 1 SAMUEL 6:4 JUBILEE BIBLE 2000

“Then said they, What shall be the expiation of guilt which we shall pay unto him? They answered, Five golden hemorrhoids and five golden rats, according to the number of the cardinals of the Philistines, for the same plague that is on you is also on your cardinals.” GENESIS 22:20-21 ASV

“And it came to pass after these things, that it was told Abraham, saying, Behold, Milcah, she also hath borne children unto their brother Nahor. 22, and Kemuel the father of Aram.” EZEKIEL 4:12 NLT

“Prepare and eat this food as you would barley cakes. While all the people are watching, bake it over a fire using dried human dung as fuel and then eat the bread.”

“and lusted after their lovers, whose sexual members were like those of donkeys and whose emission was like that of stallions.” Ezekiel 23:20 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

“Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” Proverbs 21:9 New International Version (NIV)Genesis 25:30

“He said to Jacob, “Let me gulp down some of that red stuff; I’m starving.” Ecclesiastes 10:19

“A feast is made for laughter, wine makes life merry, and money is the answer for everything.” 2 Kings 2:23-24

“From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. “Get out of here, baldy!” they said. “Get out of here, baldy!” He turned around, looked at them and called down a curse on them in the name of the Lord. Then two bears came out of the woods and mauled forty-two of the boys.” Acts 20:9-10

“And there was a young man named Eutychus sitting on the window sill, sinking into a deep sleep; and as Paul kept on talking, he was overcome by sleep and fell down from the third floor and was picked up dead.” Galatians 5:12

“Would that those who are upsetting you might also castrate themselves!” Acts 2:15

“These people are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only nine o’clock in the morning.” Songs 2:4

“Refresh me with apples, sustain me with raisin cakes, For I am lovesick.” Sirach 25:12

“Worst of all wounds is that of the heart, worst of all evils is that of a woman.” Deuteronomy 23:2

“Your teeth are like a flock of newly shorn ewes, Which have come up from their washing, All of which bear twins, And not one among them has lost her young.” Proverbs 11:22

“Like a gold ring in a pig’s snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion.” Proverbs 21:9

“Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife.” Ezekiel 4:12-15

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Conclusions

Hopefully these funny Bible verses taught you that laughter is the best medicine, and a sense a humor is  actually extremely important to have. 

Laughter, as a beneficial effect of humour, and which spreads in the presence of other people, helps us to get closer to others, creates the framework of closeness.

Each person feels the need to belong to a group and wants validation from others. And through humour and laughter, we can fulfil these needs.

Laughter is a way of human interaction, subtle understanding and complicity with others, through which we want to arouse a reaction in them and “be” together.

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