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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
Dictionary Aids

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 has spoken against him:
‘She, the virgin daughter of Zion, has shown contempt for you and mocked H3932 you;
She, the daughter of Jerusalem, has shaken her head behind you!
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 30:10 - So the [fn]couriers passed from city to city through the country of Ephraim and Manasseh, and as far as Zebulun, but they laughed at them with scorn and mocked H3932 them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 2:19 - But when Sanballat the Horonite and Tobiah the Ammonite [fn]official, and Geshem the Arab heard about it, they mocked H3932 us and despised us, and said, “What is this thing that you are doing? Are you rebelling against the king?”
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:1 - [fn]Now it came about that when Sanballat heard that we were rebuilding the wall, he became furious and very angry, and he mocked H3932 the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 9:23 - “If the whip kills suddenly,
He mocks H3932 the despair of the innocent.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 11:3 - “Shall your boasts silence people?
And will you scoff H3932, and no one rebuke?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:3 - “Bear with me that I may speak;
Then after I have spoken, you may mock H3932 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 22:19 - “The righteous see and are glad,
And the innocent mock H3932 them, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:4 - He who [fn]sits in the heavens laughs,
The Lord scoffs H3932 at them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:7 - All who see me deride H3932 me;
They [fn]sneer, they shake their heads, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:8 - But You, LORD, laugh at them;
You scoff H3932 at all the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:6 - You make us [fn]an object of contention to our neighbors,
And our enemies laugh H3932 among themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:26 - I will also laugh at your disaster;
I will mock H3932 when your dread comes,
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:5 - One who mocks H3932 the poor taunts his Maker;
One who rejoices at disaster will not go unpunished.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:17 - The eye that mocks H3932 a father
And [fn]scorns a mother,
The ravens of the valley will pick it out,
And the young eagles will eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 33:19 - You will no longer see a fierce people,
A people of [fn]unintelligible speech [fn]which no one comprehends,
Of a stammering H3932 tongue [fn]which no one understands.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 37:22 - this is the word that the LORD has spoken against him:
“She has shown contempt for you and derided H3932 you,
The virgin daughter of Zion;
The daughter of Jerusalem has shaken her head behind you!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:7 - LORD, You persuaded me and I let myself be persuaded;
You have overcome me and prevailed.
I have become a laughingstock all day long;
Everyone mocks H3932 me.

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