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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3931 - לָעַב

Transliteration
lâ‛ab
Phonetics
law-ab'  
Word Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1117
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) to joke, jest

1a) (Hiphil) to make jokes

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3456 ‑ μυκτηρίζω (mook'‑tay‑rid'‑zo);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
2 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
BYZ TIS TR
v-hPmp 1
v-hPmp 1
v-hPmp 1
NA WH


Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2312) bol (לאהב LAhB) AC: Mock CO: ? AB: ?: [from: ol- as coming from the throat]

V) bol (לאהב LAhB) - Mock: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) mock - Strongs: H3931 (לָעַב)

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Jeff Brenner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לָעַב] verb jest (Late Hebrew Hiph`il id.; ᵑ7לְעַב Ethpa`al id.; Syriac Ethpa`al mock, delight oneself, be greedy; Arabic play, sport, jest); — only

Hiph`il Participle ׳וַיִּהְיוּ מַלְעִבִים בְּ 2 Chronicles 36:16 and they were (continually) making jest at the messengers of God.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָעַב unused in Kal. Arab. لَعِبَ to play, to jest, also to mock. (Kindred to the verbs לָעַג, לָעַז, see לוּעַ.) Chaldee לְעִיב mockery, אִתְלָעַב to mock at any one. Compare Gr. λώβη, λωβάομαι.

Hiphil, to mock at, followed by בִּ 2 Chronicles 36:16.

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מַלְעִבִים֙ מלעבים mal‘iḇîm mal·‘i·ḇîm maliVim
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