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Lexicon :: Strong's H3932 - lāʿaḡ

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לָעַג
Transliteration
lāʿaḡ
Pronunciation
law-ag'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1118

Strong’s Definitions

לָעַג lâʻag, law-ag'; a primitive root; to deride; by implication (as if imitating a foreigner) to speak unintelligibly:—have in derision, laugh (to scorn), mock (on), stammering.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's H3932 in the following manner: mock (8x), scorn (3x), laugh (3x), have in derision (2x), laugh to scorn (1x), stammering (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's H3932 in the following manner: mock (8x), scorn (3x), laugh (3x), have in derision (2x), laugh to scorn (1x), stammering (1x).
  1. to mock, deride, ridicule

    1. (Qal) to mock, deride, have in derision

    2. (Niphal) to stammer

    3. (Hiphil) to mock, deride

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
לָעַג lâʻag, law-ag'; a primitive root; to deride; by implication (as if imitating a foreigner) to speak unintelligibly:—have in derision, laugh (to scorn), mock (on), stammering.
STRONGS H3932:
† [לָעַג] verb mock, deride; also (Niph.) stammer, in poetry (Late Hebrew Hiph. id.; Targum לְעֵג Aph`el id.; bdb054103 stutter (compare Late Hebrew לִגְלֵג mock, Targum לַגְלֵג id.; Syriac bdb054104 stutter, Arabic bdb054105 id.)); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular לָֽעֲגָה 2 Kings 19:21; Isaiah 37:22; Imperfect יִלְעַגֿ Job 22:19; Psalm 2:4 יִלְעָ֑ג Job 9:23; 3rd person feminine singular תִּלְעַג Proverbs 30:17; 2nd person masculine singular תִּלְעַג Psalm 59:9, וַתִּל׳ Job 11:3; 1st person singular אֶלְעַג Proverbs 1:26; 3rd person masculine plural יִלְעֲגוּֿ Psalm 80:7; Participle לֹעֵג Proverbs 17:5; Jeremiah 20:7; — mock, deride, have in derision, of Jerusalem triumphing over enemy (with לְ person or thing) 2 Kings 19:21 = Isaiah 37:22 (|| בזה); of the innocent Job 22:19 (|| שׂמח); of God (with לְ) Job 9:23; Psalm 2:4; Psalm 59:9; absolute of wisdom Proverbs 1:26 (|| שׂחק); of wicked (with לְ) Proverbs 17:5 (|| שׂמח), Proverbs 30:17 (|| בוז), Jeremiah 20:7 (|| שׂחק); so also perhaps Psalm 80:7 (read לָנוּ for לָמוֺ with Greek Version of the LXX Syriac Version Vulgate), compare (absolute) Job 11:3.
Niph. Participle עַם ֗֗֗ נִלְעַג לָשׁוֺן Isaiah 33:19 a people stammering of tongue (i.e. barbarians, compare Isaiah 33:19a; but read נעלג [√ עלג] GrMonatsschr. 1884, 45; || עִמְקֵי שָׂפָה).
Hiph. (late; compare Late Hebrew) Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular וַיַּלְעֵג Nehemiah 3:33; 2nd person masculine singular תַּלְעִיג Job 21:3; 3rd person masculine plural יַלְעִגוּ Psalm 22:8, וַיַּלְעִגוּ Nehemiah 2:19; Participle מַלְעִגִים 2 Chronicles 30:10; — mock, deride, always in bad sense: with לְ person Nehemiah 2:19 (|| בזה), Psalm 22:8; with עַלֿ person Nehemiah 3:33; with בְּ person 2 Chronicles 30:10 (|| השׂחיק); absolute Job 21:3. — So also יִלְעִיג (or יִלְעַג) Proverbs 18:1 for MT יִתְגַּלַּע Grl.c. (see H1566 גלע).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

2 Kings

19:21; 19:21

2 Chronicles

30:10; 30:10

Nehemiah

2:19; 2:19

Job

9:23; 9:23; 11:3; 11:3; 21:3; 21:3; 22:19; 22:19

Psalms

2:4; 2:4; 22:8; 22:8; 59:9; 59:9; 80:7; 80:7

Proverbs

1:26; 1:26; 17:5; 17:5; 18:1; 30:17; 30:17

Isaiah

33:19; 33:19; 37:22; 37:22

Jeremiah

20:7; 20:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3932 matches the Hebrew לָעַג (lāʿaḡ),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:21 - This is the word that the LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin the daughter of Zion hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn; H3932 the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:10 - So the posts passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto Zebulun: but they laughed them to scorn, and mocked H3932 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:19 - But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they laughed us to scorn, H3932 and despised us, and said, What is this thing that ye do? will ye rebel against the king?
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:1 - But it came to pass, that when Sanballat heard that we builded the wall, he was wroth, and took great indignation, and mocked H3932 the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 - If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh H3932 at the trial of the innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:3 - Should thy lies make men hold their peace? and when thou mockest, H3932 shall no man make thee ashamed?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:3 - Suffer me that I may speak; and after that I have spoken, mock on. H3932
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 - The righteous see it, and are glad: and the innocent laugh them to scorn. H3932
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:4 - He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord shall have them in derision. H3932
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:7 - All they that see me laugh me to scorn: H3932 they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:8 - But thou, O LORD, shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision. H3932
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:6 - Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbours: and our enemies laugh H3932 among themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:26 - I also will laugh at your calamity; I will mock H3932 when your fear cometh;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:5 - Whoso mocketh H3932 the poor reproacheth his Maker: and he that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:17 - The eye that mocketh H3932 at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:19 - Thou shalt not see a fierce people, a people of a deeper speech than thou canst perceive; of a stammering H3932 tongue, that thou canst not understand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:22 - This is the word which the LORD hath spoken concerning him; The virgin, the daughter of Zion, hath despised thee, and laughed thee to scorn; H3932 the daughter of Jerusalem hath shaken her head at thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:7 - O LORD, thou hast deceived me, and I was deceived: thou art stronger than I, and hast prevailed: I am in derision daily, every one mocketh H3932 me.

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