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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A deed; an action.

2. (n.) A mask; a pageant; an interlude.

3. (n.) Something done or said in order to amuse; a joke; a witticism; a jocose or sportive remark or phrase.

4. (n.) The object of laughter or sport; a laughingstock.

5. (v. i.) To take part in a merrymaking; -- especially, to act in a mask or interlude.

6. (v. i.) To make merriment by words or actions; to joke; to make light of anything.

Greek
5512. chleuazo -- to jest, mock, jeer
... to jest, mock, jeer. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: chleuazo Phonetic Spelling:
(khlyoo-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I mock, scoff Definition: I mock, scoff ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3931. laab -- to jest
... laab. 3932 . to jest. Transliteration: laab Phonetic Spelling: (law-ab') Short
Definition: mocked. ... root Definition to jest NASB Word Usage mocked (1). mock. ...
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6026. anog -- to be soft, delicate, dainty
... root Definition to be soft, delicate, dainty NASB Word Usage dainty (1), delicateness
(1), delight (4), delighted (1), jest (1), take delight (2). ...
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Library

But as Celsus Makes a Jest Also of the Serpent...
... Chapter XXXIX. But as Celsus makes a jest also of the serpent´┐Ż But as
Celsus makes a jest also of the serpent, as counteracting ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxxix but as celsus.htm

How Brother Masseo Told St Francis, as in Jest, that the World was ...
... HERE BEGIN THE LITTLE FLOWERS OF SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI CHAPTER X HOW BROTHER MASSEO
TOLD ST FRANCIS, AS IN JEST, THAT THE WORLD WAS GONE AFTER HIM; AND HOW ...
/.../the little flowers of st francis of assisi/chapter x how brother masseo.htm

Whether Derision Can be a Mortal Sin?
... But derision does not seem contrary to charity, for sometimes it takes place in
jest among friends, wherefore it is known as "making fun." Therefore derision ...
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An Appeal to Sinners
... He is the man who "receiveth sinners." Many a true word has been spoken
in jest, and many a true word has been spoken in slander. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 4 1858/an appeal to sinners.htm

Introduction.
... "But who are you, most excellent man?" So I replied to him in jest. [1950]. ... [1950]
In jest, no doubt, because quoting a line from Homer, Il., vi. 123. ...
/.../chapter i introduction.htm

In those Years when I First Began to Teach Rhetoric in My Native ...
... soon as I could speak with him (and I could, so soon as he was able, for I never
left him, and we hung but too much upon each other), I essayed to jest with him ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter iv in those years.htm

Petilianus Said: "If You Declare that You Hold the Catholic Church ...
... you were to say that I was Petilianus, I should not be able to find any method of
refuting you unless I were to laugh at you as being in jest, or mourn over ...
/.../chapter 38 90 petilianus.htm

Sorely Distressed by Weeping at the Death of his Friend, He ...
... as soon as I could talk to him (which I could as soon as he was able, for I never
left him, and we hung too much upon each other), I attempted to jest with him ...
/.../the confessions and letters of st/chapter iv sorely distressed by weeping.htm

Whether Derision is a Special Sin Distinct from those Already ...
... On the contrary, Derision is done in jest, wherefore it is described as "making
fun." Now all the foregoing are done seriously and not in jest. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether derision is a special.htm

The Doomed Three
... Let me go away,' said Eutyches to Walamir. This grim jest is cruel.'. ... Yes,
Thorismund,' said Philip, but it was a grim and cruel jest.'. ...
/.../chapter xxxi the doomed three.htm

Thesaurus
Jest (1 Occurrence)
... Multi-Version Concordance Jest (1 Occurrence). Isaiah 57:4 Of whom do you make sport?
against whom is your mouth open wide and your tongue put out? ...
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Joke (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) Something said for the sake of exciting a laugh; something witty or sportive
(commonly indicating more of hilarity or humor than jest); a jest; a ...
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Jesting (2 Occurrences)
... 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Jest. 2. (a.) Sportive; not serious; fit for jests. 3.
(n.) The act or practice of making jests; joking; pleasantry. Int. ...
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Jesse's (4 Occurrences)

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Jeer (2 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout;
a jibe; mockery. Multi-Version Concordance Jeer (2 Occurrences). ...
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Jested (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Jest. Multi-Version Concordance
Jested (1 Occurrence). Genesis 19:14 And Lot went out, and ...
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Game (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Crooked; lame; as, a game leg. 2. (vi)
Sport of any kind; jest, frolic. 3. (n.) A contest, physical ...
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Gird (44 Occurrences)
... 3. (v.) To strike; to smite. 4. (v.) To sneer at; to mock; to gibe. 5. (vi) To gibe;
to sneer; to break a scornful jest; to utter severe sarcasms. ...
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Isaac (127 Occurrences)
... In Hebrew both tsachaq and sachaq have their cognate nouns, and signify, in the
simple stem, "to laugh," in the intensive stem, "to jest, play, dance, fondle ...
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Merry (38 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy. 3. (superl.) Causing laughter, mirth,
gladness, or delight; as, / merry jest. 4. (n.) A kind of wild red cherry. ...
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Bible Concordance
Jest (1 Occurrence)

Isaiah 57:4 Of whom do you make sport? against whom is your mouth open wide and your tongue put out? are you not uncontrolled children, a false seed,
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