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Taken Out of Context . . .

these Bible verses may cause you to chuckle!

  • “I will accept no bull from your house.” (Psalm 50:9a, RSV)
  • “A multitiude of camels shall cover you.” (Isaiah 60:6a, NRSV)
  • “I will . . . spread dung on your faces.” (Malachi 2:3a, NRSV)
  • “The wringing of the nose bringeth forth blood.” (Proverbs 30:33b, KJV)
  • “In the multitude of words sin is not lacking.” (Proverbs 10:19a, NKJV)
  • “All the fat belongs to the Lord.” (Leviticus 3: 16b, GNT)

Camel Smiling by Tina Phillips Ftr FF ID-100129863


What Bible verses make you laugh—in or out of context?

Image courtesy of Tina Phillips at

—from devozine (November/December 2012). Copyright © 2012 by The Upper Room®. All rights reserved.
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