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Lexicon :: Strong's H3887 - lûṣ

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לוּץ
Transliteration
lûṣ
Pronunciation
loots
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1113

Variant Spellings

The following spelling is supported by Strongs and Gesenius: לוץ.

Strong’s Definitions

לוּץ lûwts, loots; a primitive root; properly, to make mouths at, i.e. to scoff; hence (from the effort to pronounce a foreign language) to interpret, or (generally) intercede:—ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a mock, mocker, scorn(-er, -ful), teacher.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x

The KJV translates Strong's H3887 in the following manner: scorner (14x), scorn (4x), interpreter (2x), mocker (2x), ambassadors (1x), derision (1x), mock (1x), scornful (1x), teachers (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 27x
The KJV translates Strong's H3887 in the following manner: scorner (14x), scorn (4x), interpreter (2x), mocker (2x), ambassadors (1x), derision (1x), mock (1x), scornful (1x), teachers (1x).
  1. to scorn, make mouths at, talk arrogantly

    1. (Qal)

      1. to boast

      2. to scorn

    2. (Hiphil)

      1. to mock, deride

      2. to interpret (language)

        1. interpreter (participle)

        2. ambassador (fig.)

    3. (Hithpalpel) to be inflated, scoff, act as a scorner, show oneself a mocker

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לוּץ lûwts, loots; a primitive root; properly, to make mouths at, i.e. to scoff; hence (from the effort to pronounce a foreign language) to interpret, or (generally) intercede:—ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a mock, mocker, scorn(-er, -ful), teacher.
STRONGS H3887:
† [לִיץ] verb scorn (Late Hebrew id.; verb not in cognates; compare Phoenician מלץ interpreter CIS22; CIS44; CIS88; Arabic bdb053902 is turn aside (intransitive); hence perhaps properly speak indirectly or obliquely, FlDe Pr.1, 6); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person masculine לַצְתָּ Proverbs 9:12; Imperfect יָלִיץ Proverbs 3:34 + 2 times; Participle לֵץ Proverbs 9:7 + 11 times; plural לֵצִים Psalm 1:1 + 3 times; — scorn, וְלַצְתָּ לְבַדְּךָ תִשָּׂא Proverbs 9:12 if thou scornest thou alone shalt bear it (opposed to חָכַמְתָּ), with accusative Proverbs 14:9; Proverbs 19:28; with לְ, לַלֵּצִים הוּאיָֿלִיץ scorners he (God) scorneth Proverbs 3:34; הַלֵּץ the scorner is proud and haughty Proverbs 21:24, delights in scorning Proverbs 1:22, is incapable of discipline Proverbs 9:7, reproof Proverbs 9:8; is Proverbs 15:12, or rebuke is Proverbs 13:1, cannot find wisdom Proverbs 14:6; is an abomination Proverbs 24:9, should be avoided Psalm 1:1; smitten and punished for the benefit of the simple Proverbs 19:25; Proverbs 21:11 and banished for the removal of contention Proverbs 22:10; judgment is prepared for him Proverbs 19:29; || עָרִיץ Isaiah 29:20; wine is a scorner Proverbs 20:1. —
Hiph. Perfect 3rd person masculine plural suffix הֱלִיצֻנִי Psalm 119:51; Participle מֵלִיץ Genesis 42:23; Job 33:23; plural construct מְלִיצֵי 2 Chronicles 32:31; suffix מְלִיצַי Job 16:20; מְלִיצֶיךָ Isaiah 43:27; —
1. deride Job 16:20; Psalm 119:51.
2. Participle interpreter Genesis 42:23 (E); figurative of intermediaries between God and man, Job 33:28; Isaiah 43:27; ambassador 2 Chronicles 32:31.
Po`lel Participle plural לֹצֲצִים (מְ dropped Köii. 479) scorners [H3945 Hosea 7:5].
Hithp. Imperfect תִּתְלוֺצָ֑צוּ act as a scorner, shew oneself a mocker, Isaiah 28:22.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Genesis

42:23; 42:23

2 Chronicles

32:31; 32:31

Job

16:20; 16:20; 33:23; 33:28

Psalms

1:1; 1:1; 119:51; 119:51

Proverbs

1:22; 3:34; 3:34; 9:7; 9:7; 9:8; 9:12; 9:12; 13:1; 14:6; 14:9; 15:12; 19:25; 19:28; 19:29; 20:1; 21:11; 21:24; 22:10; 24:9

Isaiah

28:22; 29:20; 43:27; 43:27

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3887 matches the Hebrew לוּץ (lûṣ),
which occurs 27 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:23 - They did not know, however, that Joseph understood, for there was an interpreter H3887 between them.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 32:31 - Even in the matter of the messengers H3887 of the rulers of Babylon, who were sent to him to inquire about the wonder that had happened in the land; God left him alone only to test him, so that He might know everything that was in his heart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:20 - “My friends are my scoffers H3887;
My eye weeps to God,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:23 - “If there is an interceding H3887 angel for him,
One out of a thousand,
To remind a person of what is [fn]right for him,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 1:1 - Blessed is the person who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the [fn]path of sinners,
Nor sit in the seat of scoffers H3887!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:51 - The arrogant utterly deride H3887 me,
Yet I do not turn aside from Your Law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:22 - “How long, you naive ones, will you love simplistic thinking?
And how long will scoffers H3887 delight themselves in scoffing
And fools hate knowledge?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:34 - Though He scoffs H3887 at the scoffers H3887,
Yet He gives grace to the needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:7 - One who corrects a scoffer H3887 gets dishonor for himself,
And one who rebukes a wicked person gets [fn]insults for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:8 - Do not rebuke a scoffer H3887, or he will hate you;
Rebuke a wise person and he will love you.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 9:12 - If you are wise, you are wise for yourself,
And if you scoff H3887, you alone will [fn]suffer from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:1 - A wise son accepts his father’s discipline,
But a scoffer H3887 does not listen to rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:6 - A scoffer H3887 seeks wisdom and finds none,
But knowledge is easy for one who has understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:9 - Fools mock H3887 at [fn]sin,
But among the upright there is [fn]goodwill.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:12 - A scoffer H3887 does not love one who rebukes him;
He will not go to the wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:25 - Strike a scoffer H3887 and the naive may become clever,
But rebuke one who has understanding, and he will [fn]gain knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:28 - A worthless witness makes H3887 a H3887 mockery H3887 of justice,
And the mouth of the wicked [fn]swallows wrongdoing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:29 - [fn]Judgments are prepared for scoffers H3887,
And beatings for the backs of fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:1 - Wine is a mocker H3887, intoxicating drink a brawler,
And whoever [fn]is intoxicated by it is not wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:11 - When the scoffer H3887 is punished, the naive becomes wise;
But when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:24 - “Proud,” “Arrogant,” “Scoffer H3887,” are his names,
One who acts with insolent pride.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:10 - Drive out the scoffer H3887, and strife will leave,
Even quarreling and dishonor will cease.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:9 - The devising of foolishness is sin,
And the scoffer H3887 is an abomination to humanity.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 28:22 - And now do not carry H3887 on H3887 as H3887 scoffers H3887,
Or your shackles will be made stronger;
For I have heard from the Lord [fn]GOD of armies
Of decisive destruction on all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:20 - For the ruthless will come to an end and the scorner H3887 will be finished,
Indeed all who [fn]are intent on doing evil will be eliminated,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:27 - “Your first [fn]forefather sinned,
And your [fn]spokesmen H3887 have rebelled against Me.

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