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Lexicon :: Strong's H6711 - ṣāḥaq

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צָחַק
Transliteration
ṣāḥaq
Pronunciation
tsaw-khak'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
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TWOT Reference: 1905

Strong’s Definitions

צָחַק tsâchaq, tsaw-khak'; a primitive root; to laugh outright (in merriment or scorn); by implication, to sport:—laugh, mock, play, make sport.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x

The KJV translates Strong's H6711 in the following manner: laugh (6x), mock (4x), sport (2x), play (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 13x
The KJV translates Strong's H6711 in the following manner: laugh (6x), mock (4x), sport (2x), play (1x).
  1. to laugh, mock, play

    1. (Qal) to laugh

    2. (Piel)

      1. to jest

      2. to sport, play, make sport, toy with, make a toy of

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
צָחַק tsâchaq, tsaw-khak'; a primitive root; to laugh outright (in merriment or scorn); by implication, to sport:—laugh, mock, play, make sport.
STRONGS H6711:
† [צָחַק] verb laugh (Arabic bdb085010, laugh, Syriac bdb085011, compare BaEs 34; see also H7832 שׂחק); —
Qal Perfect 3rd person feminine singular צָֽחֲקָה Genesis 18:13, etc.; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יִצֲחַקֿ Genesis 21:6, וַיִּצְחָ֑ק Genesis 17:17; 3rd person feminine singular וַתִּצְחַק Genesis 18:12; — laugh, Genesis 18:12, 13, 15 (twice in verse) (J), Genesis 17:17 (P); with ל at, concerning, Genesis 21:6.
Pi. Imperfect וַיְצַחֵק Judges 16:25; Infinitive construct לְצַחֵק Exodus 32:6, (בִּי) בָּנוּ לְצַ֫חֶק Genesis 39:14, 17; Participle מְצַחֵק Genesis 19:14; Genesis 26:8, מְצַחֶ֑ק Genesis 21:9; —
1. jest Genesis 19:14 (J).
2. sport, play Genesis 21:9 (E) Exodus 32:6 (J); make sport for Judges 16:25 (לִפְנֵי; || וִישַׂחֶקלָֿ֑נוּ); toy with (אֶת), of conjugal caresses Genesis 26:8 (compare DoughtyArab. Des. i. 231), make a toy of, with ב, Genesis 39:14, 17 (all J).
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H6711 matches the Hebrew צָחַק (ṣāḥaq),
which occurs 13 times in 12 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:17 - Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed H6711, and said in his heart, “Will a child be born to a man a hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, give birth to a child?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:12 - So Sarah laughed H6711 [fn]to herself, saying, “After I have become old, am I to have pleasure, my lord being old also?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:13 - But the LORD said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh H6711, saying, ‘Shall I actually give birth to a child, when I am so old?’
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:15 - Sarah denied it, however, saying, “I did not laugh H6711”; for she was afraid. And He said, “No, but you did laugh H6711.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:14 - So Lot went out and spoke to his sons-in-law, who [fn]were to marry his daughters, and said, “Up, get out of this place, for the LORD is destroying the city.” But he appeared to his sons-in-law [fn]to be joking H6711.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:6 - Sarah said, “God has made laughter for me; everyone who hears will laugh H6711 [fn]with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:9 - Now Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, mocking H6711 Isaac.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 26:8 - Now it came about, when he had been there a long time, that Abimelech king of the Philistines looked down through a window, and saw them, and behold, Isaac was caressing H6711 his wife Rebekah.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:14 - she called to the men of her household and said to them, “See, he has brought in a [fn]Hebrew to us to make H6711 fun H6711 of us; he came in to me to sleep with me, and I [fn]screamed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:17 - Then she spoke to him [fn]with these [fn]words: “The Hebrew slave, whom you brought to us, came in to me to make H6711 fun H6711 of me;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:6 - So the next day they got up early and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and got up to engage H6711 in H6711 lewd H6711 behavior H6711.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:25 - It so happened when [fn]they were in high spirits, that they said, “Call for Samson, that he may amuse us.” So they called for Samson from the prison, and he [fn]entertained H6711 them. And they made him stand between the pillars.

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