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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3934 - לָעֵג
1a) mocker (noun cstr)
Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
(1) speaking in a barbarous or foreign tongue. Isaiah 28:11, לַעֲנֵי שָׂפָה “the people of a strange language” (i.e. the Assyrians[?]).
(2) jester, buffoon, mocker. Psalms 35:16, לַעֲגֵי מָעוֹג prop. “mockers for a cake,” i.e. parasites, who act the part of buffoons at the feasts of the wealthy for the sake of dainty fare; Gr. ψωμοκόλακες, κνισσοκόλακες. In the Talmud. לְשׁוֹן עוּגָה talking for a cake, is used for jocose scurrilous discourse.
the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13