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Laughingstock
Laughing-Stock
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Laughingstock
Laughingstock[Heb śeḥôq (Job 12:4; Jer. 20:7; Lam. 3:14), menôḏ-rōʾš-‘a shaking of the head’ (Ps. 44:14 [MT 15])];AV MOCK (Job 12:4), DERISION (Jer. 20:7; Lam. 3:14), “shake the head” (Ps. 44:14); NEB also “shake the head.” Something laughed at or ridiculed. Job felt he was a laughingstock
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LAUGHING-STOCK
LAUGHING-STOCK<laf’-ing-stok>: Something set up to be laughed at; thrice in the Revised Version (British and American) the translation of שְׂחוֹק‎ [sechoq], “laughter,” etc. (Job 12:4 twice; Jeremiah 20:7; compare Jeremiah 48:26, 27, 39; Lamentations 3:14).See MOCK.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Laughing-Stock
LAUGHING-STOCK, läfʹing-stok: Something set up to be laughed at; thrice in RV the tr of שְׂחוֹק‎, seḥōḳ, “laughter,” etc (Job 12:4 bis; Jer 20:7; cf Jer 48:26, 27, 39; Lam 3:14). See Mock, Mocking.