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Strong's #3456 - μυκτηρίζω
- to turn up the nose or sneer at
- to mock, deride
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.
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
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(< μυκτήρ , the nose),
to turn up the nose or sneer at, mock: pass., Galatians 6:7 (cf. ἐκ -μυκτηρίζω ).†
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