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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #03887 - לִיץ
1) to scorn, make mouths at, talk arrogantly
1a1) to boast
1a2) to scorn
1b1) to mock, deride
1b2) to interpret (language)
1b2a) interpreter (participle)
1b2b) ambassador (figuratively)
1c) (Hithpalpel) to be inflated, scoff, act as a scorner, show oneself a mocker
1271) yl (לתס LTs) AC: Scorn CO: ? AB: Interpret: The pictograph l represents authority and the tongue as the authority, the y is a picture of a man on his side representing trouble. Combined these mean "tongue of trouble". The sound of one speaking a foreign language or the mocking of anothers speech.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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