- Bible Reference: Habakkuk 1:10
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H7046 Used 1 time
SCOFF, verb intransitive [Gr. The primary sense is probably to throw. But I do not find the word in the English and Greek sense, in any modern language except the English.]
To treat with insolent ridicule, mockery or contumelious language; to manifest contempt by derision; with at. To scoff at religion and sacred things is evidence of extreme weakness and folly, as well as of wickedness.
They shall scoff at the kings. Habakkuk 1:10.
SCOFF, verb transitive To treat with derision or scorn.
SCOFF, noun Derision, ridicule, mockery or reproach, expressed in language of contempt; expression of scorn or contempt.
With scoffs and scorns and contumelious taunts.
SCOFF'ER, noun One who scoffs; one that mocks, derides or reproaches in the language of contempt; a scorner.
There shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts, and saying, 'Where is the promise of his coming?' 2 Peter 3:3.
2 Chronicles 30:6-10; 2 Chronicles 36:16; Job 21:14-15; Job 34:7; Psalms 1:1; Psalms 42:3; Psalms 42:10; Psalms 73:11; Psalms 78:19-20; Psalms 107:11-12; Proverbs 1:22; Proverbs 1:25; Proverbs 3:34; Proverbs 9:12; Proverbs 13:1; Proverbs 14:6; Proverbs 14:9; Proverbs 19:29; Proverbs 21:11; Proverbs 21:24; Proverbs 22:10; Proverbs 24:9; Isaiah 5:18-19; Isaiah 5:24-25; Isaiah 10:15; Isaiah 29:20; Isaiah 57:4; Jeremiah 17:15; Jeremiah 43:2; Lamentations 1:7; Ezekiel 8:12; Ezekiel 9:9; Ezekiel 11:2-3; Ezekiel 12:22; Ezekiel 33:20; Hosea 7:5; Matthew 12:24; Mark 3:22; Luke 11:15; Luke 4:23; Luke 16:14; Acts 2:13; Acts 13:45; Acts 17:18; Acts 17:32; Hebrews 10:29; 2 Peter 3:3-4
Hatred; Malice; Unbelief
Children at Beth-El
2 Kings 2:23
Ephraim and Manasseh
2 Chronicles 30:10
Chiefs of Judah
2 Chronicles 36:16
Enemies of Job
Job 30:1; Job 30:9
Enemies of David
Rulers of Israel
Matthew 27:28-30; Luke 23:36
The men who held Jesus
People and rulers
Some of the multitude
SCOFF'ING, participle present tense Deriding or mocking; treating with reproachful language.
SCOFF'INGLY, adverb In mockery or contempt; by way of derision.
Aristotle applied this hemistich scoffingly to the sycophants at Athens.