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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) An object of ridicule; a butt of sport.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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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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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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

Psalm 79
... 4Unto our neighbours a reproach. most base become are we; A scorn and laughingstock
to them. that round about us be. ^5How long, Lord, shall thine anger last? ...
/...// psalter and paraphrases/psalm 79.htm

Having used these means to procure them
... are backward to the exercise, will have pretences to forbear and forsake it, and
to say, They will not come to be made a scorn and a laughingstock.' You must ...
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The Portrait of a Drunkyard
... to describe the excited imagination of the drunkard, whose senses are no longer
under his control, but play him tricks that make him a laughingstock to sober ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the portrait of a drunkyard.htm

Divine Destruction and Protection
... tongues, and confounded their language, and scattered the imaginations of their
hearts: so he laughed them to scorn, and left them to be a laughingstock to all ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/divine destruction and protection.htm

David's Weakness
... and the ugliest of mortals, to be the most diseased and abject of cripples, the
most silly, nervous incapable personage who ever was a laughingstock for the ...
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Matt. xvii. 10
... him, Wine was given, that we might be cheerful, not that we might behave ourselves
unseemly; that we might laugh, not that we might be a laughingstock; that we ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily lvii matt xvii 10.htm

Hebrews xi. 7
... "We are undone, we are utterly consumed" ( Numbers 17:12 ), we are become the
laughingstock of our enemies, and a mockery for the heathen and the Demons. ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xxiii hebrews xi 7.htm

Salvation of the Lord
... And this thing I hope I can say from my heart: if to be made as the mire of the
streets again, if to be the laughingstock of fools and the song of the drunkard ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/salvation of the lord.htm

Laughingstock (10 Occurrences)
... See MOCK, MOCKING. Multi-Version Concordance Laughingstock (10 Occurrences).
Genesis 38:23 Judah said, "Let her keep it, lest we be shamed. ...
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Laughing (38 Occurrences)

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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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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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Ridicule (14 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) An object of sport or laughter; a laughingstock; a laughing matter.
3. (n.) Quality of being ridiculous; ridiculousness. ...
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Song (207 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Poetical composition; poetry; verse. 5. (n.) An object of derision; a
laughingstock. 6. (n.) A trifle. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MOSES, SONG OF. ...
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Laughingstock (10 Occurrences)

Genesis 38:23
Judah said, "Let her keep it, lest we be shamed. Behold, I sent this young goat, and you haven't found her."

Exodus 32:25
When Moses saw that the people had broken loose, (for Aaron had let them loose for a derision among their enemies),
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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 innocent man is a laughing-stock,

Psalms 44:14
You make us a byword among the nations, a shaking of the head among the peoples.

Jeremiah 20:7
Thou hast persuaded me, O Jehovah, and I am persuaded; Thou hast hardened me, and dost prevail, I have been for a laughter all the day, Every one is mocking at me,

Jeremiah 48:26
Make him drunken; for he magnified himself against Yahweh: and Moab shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision.
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Jeremiah 48:27
For wasn't Israel a derision to you? was he found among thieves? for as often as you speak of him, you shake your head.
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Jeremiah 48:39
How is it broken down! how do they wail! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all who are around him.
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Lamentations 3:14
I am become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day.

Ezekiel 22:4
You are responsible for the blood drained out by you, and you are unclean through the images which you have made; and you have made your day come near, and the time of your judging has come; for this cause I have made you a name of shame to the nations and a cause of laughing to all countries.
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Related Terms

Laughing (38 Occurrences)

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Ridicule (14 Occurrences)

Song (207 Occurrences)

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