|Int. 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).
See MOCK, MOCKING.
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. (ASV JPS)
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. (WEB JPS ASV)
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. (DBY)