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Strong's #3931 - לָעַב

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1) to joke, jest

1a) (Hiphil) to make jokes

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3456 ‑ μυκτηρίζω (mook'‑tay‑rid'‑zo);  
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KJV (1)
2 Chronicles 1
NAS (1)
2 Chronicles 1
HCS (1)
2 Chronicles 1
BSB (1)
2 Chronicles 1
ESV (1)
2 Chronicles 1
WEB (1)
2 Chronicles 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2312) bol (לאהב LAhB) AC: Mock CO: ? AB: ?: [from: ol- as coming from the throat]

V) bol (לאהב LAhB) - Mock: KJV (1): (vf: Hiphil) mock - Strongs: H3931 (לָעַב)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 [לָעַב] verb jest (Late Hebrew Hiph`il id.; ᵑ7לְעַב Ethpa`al id.; Syriac Ethpa`al mock, delight oneself, be greedy; Arabic play, sport, jest); — only

Hiph`il Participle ׳וַיִּהְיוּ מַלְעִבִים בְּ 2 Chronicles 36:16 and they were (continually) making jest at the messengers of God.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

לָעַב unused in Kal. Arab. لَعِبَ to play, to jest, also to mock. (Kindred to the verbs לָעַג, לָעַז, see לוּעַ.) Chaldee לְעִיב mockery, אִתְלָעַב to mock at any one. Compare Gr. λώβη, λωβάομαι.

Hiphil, to mock at, followed by בִּ 2 Chronicles 36:16.

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List of Word Forms
מַלְעִבִים֙ מלעבים mal‘iḇîm mal·‘i·ḇîm maliVim
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