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Strong's #3887 - לִיץ

Transliteration
lûwts
Phonetics
loots
Origin
a primitive root
Parts of Speech
Verb
TWOT
1113
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs'

1) to scorn, make mouths at, talk arrogantly

1a) (Qal)

1a1) to boast

1a2) to scorn

1b) (Hiphil)

1b1) to mock, deride

1b2) to interpret (language)

1b2a) interpreter (participle)

1b2b) ambassador (figuratively)

1c) (Hithpalpel) to be inflated, scoff, act as a scorner, show oneself a mocker

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 213 ‑ ἀλαζών (al‑ad‑zone');  521 ‑ ἀπαίδευτος (ap‑ah'ee‑dyoo‑tos);  878 ‑ ἄφρων (af'‑rone);  2556 ‑ κακός (kak‑os');  5244 ‑ ὑπερήφανος (hoop‑er‑ay'‑fan‑os);  2059 ‑ ἑρμηνεύω (her‑mayn‑yoo'‑o);  498 ‑ ἀντιτάσσω (an‑tee‑tas'‑som‑ahee);  758 ‑ ἄρχων (ar'‑khone);  3891 ‑ παρανομέω (par‑an‑om‑eh'‑o);  4246 ‑ πρεσβύτης (pres‑boo'‑tace);  3061 ‑ λοιμός (loy‑mos');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (27)
Genesis 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
Psalms 2
Proverbs 18
Isaiah 3
HCS (0)
HCS (27)
Genesis 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
Psalms 2
Proverbs 18
Isaiah 3
BSB (27)
Genesis 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
Psalms 2
Proverbs 18
Isaiah 3
ESV (26)
Genesis 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
Psalms 2
Proverbs 17
Isaiah 3
WEB (27)
Genesis 1
2 Chronicles 1
Job 2
Psalms 2
Proverbs 18
Isaiah 3
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

1271) yl (לתס LTs) AC: Scorn CO: ? AB: Interpret: The pictograph l represents authority and the tongue as the authority, the y is a picture of a man on his side representing trouble. Combined these mean "tongue of trouble". The sound of one speaking a foreign language or the mocking of anothers speech.

A) yl (לתס LTs) AC: Scorn CO: ? AB: ?

jm ) nfyl (לתסונ LTsWN) - Scorn: KJV (3): scornful, scorning - Strongs: H3944 (לָצוֹן)

B) yyl (לתסתס LTsTs) AC: Scorn CO: ? AB: ?

V) yyl (לתסתס LTsTs) - Scorn: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) scorner - Strongs: H3945 (לָצַץ)

C) yla (אלתס ALTs) AC: Urge CO: ? AB: ?

V) yla (אלתס ALTs) - Urge: KJV (1): (vf: Piel) urge - Strongs: H509 (אָלַץ)

J) yfl (לותס LWTs) AC: Scorn CO: ? AB: ?

V) yfl (לותס LWTs) - I. Scorn: II. Interpret:KJV (27): (vf: Paal, Hiphil, Participle) scorner, scorn, interpreter, mocker, ambassador, derision, mocker, scornful, teacher - Strongs: H3887 (לִיץ)

M) yil (ליתס LYTs) AC: Interpret CO: ? AB: ?

kf1 ) eyilm (מליתסה MLYTsH) - I. Interpretation: II. Mocking:KJV (2): interpretation, taunting - Strongs: H4426 (מְלִיצָה)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לִיץ] verb scorn (Late Hebrew id.; verb not in cognates; compare Phoenician מלץ interpreter CIS22; CIS44; CIS88; Arabic is turn aside (intransitive); hence perhaps properly speak indirectly or obliquely, Fl De Proverbs 1,6); —

Qal Perfect 3 masculine לַצְתָּ Proverbs 9:12; Imperfect יָלִיץ Proverbs 3:34 2t.; Participle לֵץ Proverbs 9:7 11t.; plural לֵצִים Psalm 1:1 3t.; — scorn, וְלַצְתָּ לְבַדְּךָתִשָּׂא Proverbs 9:12 if thou scornest thou alone shalt bear it (opposed to חָכַמְתָּ), with accusative Proverbs 14:9; Proverbs 19:28; with לְ, לַלֵּצִיםהוּאיָֿלִיץ scorners he ( God) scorneth Proverbs 3:34; הַלֵּץ the scorner is proud and haughty Proverbs 21:24, delights in scorning Proverbs 1:22, is incapable of discipline Proverbs 9:7, reproof Proverbs 9:8; is Proverbs 15:12, or rebuke is Proverbs 13:1, cannot find wisdom Proverbs 14:6; is an abomination Proverbs 24:9, should be avoided Psalm 1:1; smitten and punished for the benefit of the simple Proverbs 19:25; Proverbs 21:11 and banished for the removal of contention Proverbs 22:10; judgment is prepared for him Proverbs 19:29; "" עָרִיץ Isaiah 29:20; wine is a scorner Proverbs 20:1. —

Hiph`il Perfect 3 masculine plural suffix הֱלִיצֻנִי Psalm 119:51; Participle מֵלִיץ Genesis 42:23; Job 33:23; plural construct מְלִיצֵי 2 Chronicles 32:31; suffix מְלִיצַי Job 16:20; מְלִיצֶיךָ Isaiah 43:27; —

1 deride Job 16:20; Psalm 119:51.

2 Participle interpreter Genesis 42:23 (E); figurative of intermediaries between God and Prayer of Manasseh , Job 33:28; Isaiah 43:27; ambassador 2 Chronicles 32:31.

Po`lel Participle plural לֹצֲצִים (מְ dropped Kö ii. 479) scorners Hosea 7:5.

Hithpa`el Imperfect תִּתְלוֺצָ֑צוּ act as a scorner, shew oneself a mocker, Isaiah 28:22.


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List of Word Forms
בִּמְלִיצֵ֣י ׀ במליצי הֱלִיצֻ֣נִי הַמֵּלִ֖יץ הליצני המליץ וְ֝לֵ֗ץ וְ֝לַ֗צְתָּ וְלֵצִ֗ים וּמְלִיצֶ֖יךָ ולץ ולצים ולצת ומליציך יָלִ֑יץ יָלִ֣יץ יליץ לֵ֑ץ לֵ֗ץ לֵ֝צִ֗ים לֵ֣ץ לֵ֭ץ לֵֽץ׃ לַלֵּצִ֣ים לַלֵּצִ֥ים ללצים לץ לץ׃ לצים מְלִיצַ֥י מֵלִ֗יץ מליץ מליצי תִּתְלוֹצָ֔צוּ תתלוצצו bim·lî·ṣê bimlîṣê bimliTzei ham·mê·lîṣ hammêlîṣ hammeLitz hĕ·lî·ṣu·nî hĕlîṣunî heliTzuni lal·lê·ṣîm lallêṣîm lalleTzim lê·ṣîm lêṣ lêṣîm Letz leTzim mə·lî·ṣay mê·lîṣ mêlîṣ məlîṣay meLitz meliTzai tiṯ·lō·w·ṣā·ṣū titloTzatzu tiṯlōwṣāṣū ū·mə·lî·ṣe·ḵā ūməlîṣeḵā umeliTzeicha veLatzta veLetz veleTzim wə·laṣ·tā wə·lê·ṣîm wə·lêṣ wəlaṣtā wəlêṣ wəlêṣîm yā·lîṣ yālîṣ yaLitz
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