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laf'-ing-stok: Something set up to be laughed at; thrice in the Revised Version (British and American) the translation of sechoq, "laughter," etc. (Job 12:4 twice; Jeremiah 20:7; compare Jeremiah 48:26, 27, 39 Lamentations 3:14).


Strong's Hebrew
4493. manod -- a shaking, wagging
... 4492, 4493. manod. 4494 . a shaking, wagging. Transliteration: manod Phonetic
Spelling: (maw-node') Short Definition: laughingstock. ...
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7814. sechoq -- laughter, derision, sport
... Word Origin from sachaq Definition laughter, derision, sport NASB Word Usage enjoyment
(1), joke (2), laughingstock (5), laughter (6), sport (1). ...
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7218. rosh -- head
... 1), divisions (1), ends (2), every (1), faced* (1), favor* (1), finest (2), first
(12), full (2), hair (3), head (256), heads (129), laughingstock* (1), leader ...
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4890. mischaq -- object of derision
... Word Origin from sachaq Definition object of derision NASB Word Usage laughing
(1). scorn. From Shachatsowm; a laughing-stock -- scorn. see HEBREW Shachatsowm. ...
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7047. qeles -- derision
... Word Origin from qalas Definition derision NASB Word Usage derision (3). derision.
From qalac; a laughing-stock -- derision. see HEBREW qalac. 7046, 7047. ...
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937. buz -- contempt
... Word Origin from buz Definition contempt NASB Word Usage contempt (9), despised
(1), laughingstock (1). contempt, despised, shamed. ...
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O what Amazement Befel the Evil One, of a Sudden, My Brethren ...
... craftiness."12. Carved images henceforth are a mockery and the carvers:
a derision, and the worshippers a laughing-stock."13. I ...
/.../ephraim/hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/hymn lx o what amazement.htm

... Fors Clavigera!"to the ignorant a stumbling-stone, to the Philistines a
laughing-stock, but to the Initiate a sweet remembrance of many a happy hour passed ...
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A Supplementary Chapter to the Bible in Spain
... perish before my eternal walls"I will look on whilst thy revenues are defrauded
and ruined, and thy commerce becomes a bye word and a laughing-stock, and I ...
/.../a supplementary chapter to the.htm

The Vain Pretensions of False Gods.
... Which daring men of intrigue, unabashed,. Invent to earn themselves a
livelihood,. And yield a laughing-stock unto the age.". Again ...
/.../justin on the sole government of god /chapter v the vain pretensions of.htm

On Laughter.
... be found imitators of things of which we are prohibited to be listeners; and still
more absurd for a man to set about making himself a laughing-stock, that is ...
/.../clement/the instructor paedagogus/chapter v on laughter.htm

A Second Time the Master Zachyas, Doctor of the Law...
... Now I, unfortunate wretch, have given myself up to be a laughing-stock to him. For
when I thought I had a scholar, I, not knowing him, have found my master. ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of pseudo-matthew/chapter 31 a second time.htm

Wisdom Brevities
... appetites. If thou give fully to thy soul the delight of her desire, she
will make thee the laughingstock of thine enemies. Make ...
/.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/wisdom brevities.htm

A Holy Life the Beauty of Christianity: Or, an Exhortation to ...
... The example of the court spread throughout the country"religion became a jest and
laughing-stock; and those who were not to be cajoled out of their soul's ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a holy life the beauty.htm

"The King Kissed Barzillai. " 2 Sam. xix. 39
... A rustic, like I am, seems all right among my ploughs and cattle, but I should not
fit a palace." Many a man has made himself a laughing stock because he left ...
/...// bread/lv the king kissed barzillai.htm

Appendix. Detached Account of Longinus.
... he did, and anxious to be thought a person of great importance, and as he squinted
and had weak eyes, he was often jeered at and made the laughing-stock of his ...
/.../appendix detached account of longinus.htm

Laughingstock (10 Occurrences)
...Laughingstock (10 Occurrences). ... Job 12:4 I am as one that is a laughing-stock to
his neighbour, a man that called upon God, and He answered him; the just, the ...
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Laughing-stock (3 Occurrences)
Laughing-stock. Laughingstock, Laughing-stock. Laughs . Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia ... (DBY). Laughingstock, Laughing-stock. Laughs . Reference Bible
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Laughing (38 Occurrences)
... Job 12:4 I am as one that is a laughing-stock to his neighbor, I who called upon
God, and he answered: The just, the perfect man is a laughing-stock. ...
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Laughter (14 Occurrences)
... this sense (Job 8:21 Psalm 126:2). It is, however, "laughed to scorn" in Job
12:4; the Revised Version (British and American) "laughing-stock"; so Jeremiah 20: ...
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Scorn (65 Occurrences)
... In Habakkuk 1:10 (the King James Version) the word translated "scorn" is micchaq,
"an object of laughter," "laughing-stock." In Psalm 44:13; Psalm 79:4 the ...
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Laughs (9 Occurrences)

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Innocent (97 Occurrences)
... Job 12:4 I am as one that is a laughing-stock to his neighbor, I who called upon
God, and he answered: The just, the perfect man is a laughing-stock. (See JPS). ...
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Overpowered (12 Occurrences)
... Jeremiah 20:7 O LORD, Thou hast enticed me, and I was enticed, Thou hast overcome
me, and hast prevailed; I am become a laughing-stock all the day, every one ...
/o/overpowered.htm - 10k

Jest (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) The object of laughter or sport; a laughingstock. 5. (vi) To take part
in a merrymaking; -- especially, to act in a mask or interlude. ...
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Bible Concordance
Laughing-stock (3 Occurrences)

Job 12:4 I am as one that is a laughing-stock to his neighbor, I who called upon God, and he answered: The just, the perfect man is a laughing-stock.

Jeremiah 20:7 Yahweh, you have persuaded me, and I was persuaded; you are stronger than I, and have prevailed: I am become a laughing-stock all the day, every one mocks me.

Ezekiel 23:32 Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: Thou shalt drink of thy sister's cup deep and large; thou shalt be for a laughing-stock and a derision, for it containeth much.



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