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Strong's #3456 - μυκτηρίζω

from a derivative of the base of (G3455) (meaning snout, as that whence lowing proceeds)
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  1. to turn up the nose or sneer at
  2. to mock, deride
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 639 ‑ אַף (af);  936 ‑ בּוּז (booz);  959 ‑ בָּזָה (baw‑zaw');  2048 ‑ הָתַל (haw‑thal');  3931 ‑ לָעַב (law‑ab');  3932 ‑ לָעַג (law‑ag');  5006 ‑ נָאַץ (naw‑ats');  
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KJV (2)
Galatians 2
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Galatians 1
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Galatians 1
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Galatians 1
ESV (1)
Galatians 1
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Galatians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ι turn up the nose, sneer at, Lys. Fr. 323 S., LXX Proverbs 1:30, al., S.E. M. 1.217: Pass., to be mocked, LXX Jeremiah 20:7 : hence, to be outwitted, Galatians 6:7.

II bleed at the nose, Hp. Epid. 7.123.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μυκτηρίζω: (μυκτήρ the nose); present passive 3 person singular μυκτηρίζεται; properly, to turn up the nose or sneer at; to mock, deride: τινα, passive οὐ μυκτηρίζεται, does not suffer himself to be mocked, Galatians 6:7. (For לָעַג, Job 22:19; Psalm 79:7 (); Jeremiah 20:7; נָאַץ, Proverbs 1:30; בָּזָה, Proverbs 15:20; (cf. Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 39, 1 [ET] (and Harnack's note)). 1 Macc. 7:34; (1 Esdr. 1:49); Sextus Empiricus, adverb math. i. 211 (p. 648, 11 edition Bekker).) (Compare: ἐκμυκτηρίζω.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(< μυκτήρ , the nose),

[in LXX: 2 Kings 19:21, Job 22:19, Psalms 80:6, al. (H3932), Proverbs 1:30 (H5006) Proverbs 15:20 (H959), 1 Maccabees 7:34, al.;]

to turn up the nose or sneer at, mock: pass., Galatians 6:7 (cf. ἐκ -μυκτηρίζω ).†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
εμυκτήριζον εμυκτήρισαν εμυκτήρισέ εμυκτήρισεν μυκτηρίζει μυκτηριζεται μυκτηρίζεται μυκτηριζόμενος μυκτηρίζοντες μυκτηρίση μυκτηρισμόν μυκτηρισμός μυκτηρισμώ μύλαι μύλας mukterizetai muktērizetai mykterizetai mykterízetai myktērizetai myktērízetai
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