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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary Hebrew Lexicon
Strong's #3887 - לִיץ
1) to scorn, make mouths at, talk arrogantly
1a1) to boast
1a2) to scorn
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
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.
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
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.