3931. laab
Strong's Concordance
laab: to jest
Original Word: לָעַב
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: laab
Phonetic Spelling: (law-ab')
Definition: to jest
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to jest
NASB Translation
mocked (1).

[לָעַב] verb jest (Late Hebrew Hiph`il id.; ᵑ7 לְעַב Ethpa`al id.; Syriac Ethpa`al mock, delight oneself, be greedy; Arabic play, sport, jest); — only

Hiph`il Participle ׳וַיִּהְיוּ מַלְעִבִים בְּ2Chronicles 36:16 and they were (continually) making jest at the messengers of God.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

A primitive root; to deride -- mock.

Forms and Transliterations
מַלְעִבִים֙ מלעבים mal‘iḇîm mal·‘i·ḇîm maliVim
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Chronicles 36:16
HEB: וַיִּֽהְי֤וּ מַלְעִבִים֙ בְּמַלְאֲכֵ֣י הָאֱלֹהִ֔ים
NAS: but they [continually] mocked the messengers
KJV: But they mocked the messengers of God,
INT: become they mocked the messengers of God

1 Occurrence

Strong's Hebrew 3931
1 Occurrence

mal·‘i·ḇîm — 1 Occ.

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