Laugh
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To show mirth, satisfaction, or derision, by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face, particularly of the mouth, causing a lighting up of the face and eyes, and usually accompanied by the emission of explosive or chuckling sounds from the chest and throat; to indulge in laughter.

2. (v. i.) Fig.: To be or appear gay, cheerful, pleasant, mirthful, lively, or brilliant; to sparkle; to sport.

3. (v. t.) To affect or influence by means of laughter or ridicule.

4. (v. t.) To express by, or utter with, laughter; -- with out.

5. (n.) An expression of mirth peculiar to the human species; the sound heard in laughing; laughter. See Laugh, v. i.

Greek
1070. gelao -- to laugh
... gelao. 1071 . to laugh. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: gelao Phonetic Spelling:
(ghel-ah'-o) Short Definition: I laugh Definition: I laugh, smile. ...
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2606. katagelao -- to deride
... to deride. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: katagelao Phonetic Spelling:
(kat-ag-el-ah'-o) Short Definition: I laugh at, ridicule Definition: I laugh at ...
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Strong's Hebrew
7832. sachaq -- to laugh
... 7831, 7832. sachaq. 7833 . to laugh. Transliteration: sachaq Phonetic Spelling:
(saw-khak') Short Definition: laugh. Word Origin a prim. ...
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6711. tsachaq -- to laugh
... 6710, 6711. tsachaq. 6712 . to laugh. Transliteration: tsachaq Phonetic Spelling:
(tsaw-khak') Short Definition: laugh. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3932. laag -- to mock, deride, stammer
... root Definition to mock, deride, stammer NASB Word Usage laugh (1), mock (3), mocked
(5), mocks (4), scoff (2), scoffs (1), sneer (1), stammering (1). ...
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3446. Yischaq -- Isaac
... Word Origin the same as Yitschaq, qv. Isaac From Shachatsowm; he will laugh; Jischak,
the heir of Abraham -- Isaac. Compare Yitschaq. see HEBREW Shachatsowm. ...
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6712. tsechoq -- laughter
... laughed to scorn. From tsachaq; laughter (in pleasure or derision) -- laugh(-ed
to scorn). see HEBREW tsachaq. 6711, 6712. tsechoq. 6713 . Strong's Numbers
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Library

Do You Dare to Laugh at us when we Speak of Hell...
... Book II. 14 Do you dare to laugh at us when we speak of hell� Do you dare
to laugh at us when we speak of hell, [3501] and fires ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/14 do you dare to.htm

But Why do I Laugh at the Sickles and Tridents which have Been ...
... 13 But why do I laugh at the sickles and tridents which have been given to� But
why do I laugh at the sickles and tridents which have been given to the gods? ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/13 but why do i.htm

You Laugh Because in Ancient Times the Persians Worshipped Rivers. ...
... Book VI. 11 You laugh because in ancient times the Persians worshipped
rivers� You laugh because in ancient times the Persians ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/11 you laugh because in.htm

She Thought, "I Laugh Prettily"
... Chapter 13. Wesley in Scotland Again; Methodist's Wealth; "No Law for Methodists";
Exhausting Days; Whitefield She Thought, "I Laugh Prettily". ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/she thought i laugh prettily.htm

But You Laugh at Our Reply, Because, While we Deny that Souls are ...
... Book II. 51 But you laugh at our reply, because, while we deny that souls
are of royal� But you laugh at our reply, because, while ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/51 but you laugh at.htm

What is More, Let Anyone Laugh and Taunt if He So Wishes. ...
... Section 45. What is more, let anyone laugh and taunt if he so wishes.� 45.
What is more, let anyone laugh and taunt if he so wishes. ...
/.../patrick/the confession of st patrick/section 45 what is more.htm

And Yet, O Ye who Laugh Because we Worship one who Died an ...
... Book I. 41 And yet, O ye who laugh because we worship one who died an
ignominious death� And yet, O ye who laugh because we worship ...
/.../arnobius/the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/41 and yet o ye.htm

Another Part of My Smoke' which You Frequently Laugh at is My ...
... 31. Another part of my smoke' which you frequently laugh at is my pretence, as you
say, to know what I do not know, and the parade I make of great teachers to ...
/.../31 another part of my.htm

And Since You have Been Wont to Laugh at Our Faith...
... Book II. 8 And since you have been wont to laugh at our faith� And since
you have been wont to laugh at our faith, and with droll ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/8 and since you have.htm

It was a Pleasure to Him Also to Laugh when Seriously Deceiving ...
... Book II. Chapter IX."It Was a Pleasure to Him Also to Laugh When Seriously
Deceiving Others. 17. By what feelings, then, was I animated? ...
/.../augustine/the confessions and letters of st/chapter ix it was a pleasure.htm

Thesaurus
Laugh (23 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) An expression of mirth peculiar to the human species; the sound heard
in laughing; laughter. See Laugh, vi. ...Laugh (23 Occurrences). ...
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Laughter (14 Occurrences)
... LAUGHTER. laf'-ter (chaq, tsachaq, "to laugh," sechoq, "laughter"; gelao, katagelao):
(1) Laughter as the expression of gladness, pleasurable surprise, is the ...
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Mocker (11 Occurrences)
... scorn" (2 Chronicles 30:10 Nehemiah 4:1 Job 11:3; Job 21:3 Proverbs 1:26; Proverbs
17:5; Proverbs 30:17 Jeremiah 20:7). Other words are tsachaq, "to laugh," etc ...
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Mocking (25 Occurrences)
... scorn" (2 Chronicles 30:10 Nehemiah 4:1 Job 11:3; Job 21:3 Proverbs 1:26; Proverbs
17:5; Proverbs 30:17 Jeremiah 20:7). Other words are tsachaq, "to laugh," etc ...
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Mock (43 Occurrences)
... scorn" (2 Chronicles 30:10 Nehemiah 4:1 Job 11:3; Job 21:3 Proverbs 1:26; Proverbs
17:5; Proverbs 30:17 Jeremiah 20:7). Other words are tsachaq, "to laugh," etc ...
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Scorn (65 Occurrences)
... The word, outside of the phrase "laugh to scorn," is found only in the Old Testament,
and then only 4 times (Esther 3:6; King James Version, Psalm 44:13; Psalm ...
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Deride (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To laugh at with contempt; to ridicule; to laugh;
to scorn; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to scoff at. ...
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Derision (24 Occurrences)
... de-rizh'-un: Three verbs are so translated luts, "scorn" (Psalm 119:51); la`agh,
"mock" (Psalm 2:4; Psalm 59:8 Ezekiel 23:32); and sachaq, "laugh at" (Job 30:1 ...
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Laughed (27 Occurrences)
... (imp. & pp) of Laugh. ... Genesis 18:15 Then Sarah denied, saying, I laughed not; for
she was afraid. And he said, Nay; but thou didst laugh. (KJV JPS ASV WBS). ...
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Sarah (38 Occurrences)
... Genesis 18:13 Yahweh said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh, saying,'Will I really
bear a child, yet I am old?' (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Concordance
Laugh (23 Occurrences)

Mark 5:40
And they laughed him to scorn. But when he had put them all out, he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him, and entereth in where the damsel was lying.
(Root in KJV WEY ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 6:21
Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 6:25
Woe to you, you who are full now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 18:13
Yahweh said to Abraham, "Why did Sarah laugh, saying,'Will I really bear a child, yet I am old?'
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 18:15
Then Sarah denied, saying, "I didn't laugh," for she was afraid. He said, "No, but you did laugh."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 21:6
Sarah said, "God has made me laugh. Everyone who hears will laugh with me."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 5:22
At destruction and famine you shall laugh, neither shall you be afraid of the animals of the earth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Job 9:23
If the scourge slay suddenly, he will laugh at the trial of the innocent.
(KJV WBS YLT)

Job 22:19
The righteous see it, and are glad: and the innocent laugh them to scorn.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY RSV)

Job 29:24
If I laughed on them, they believed it not; and the light of my countenance they cast not down.
(Root in KJV JPS BBE DBY WBS YLT)

Job 39:7
He laugheth at the tumult of the city, and heareth not the shouts of the driver;
(Root in DBY YLT NIV)

Psalms 2:4
He who sits in the heavens will laugh. The Lord will have them in derision.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 22:7
All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head, saying,
(KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY)

Psalms 37:13
The Lord will laugh at him, for he sees that his day is coming.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 52:6
The righteous also will see it, and fear, and laugh at him, saying,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 59:8
But you, Yahweh, laugh at them. You scoff at all the nations.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Psalms 80:6
You make us a source of contention to our neighbors. Our enemies laugh among themselves.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV)

Proverbs 1:26
I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 29:9
If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
(KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Proverbs 31:25
Strength and dignity are her clothing. She laughs at the time to come.
(Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 3:4
a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 7:6
For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This also is vanity.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Habakkuk 1:10
Yes, he scoffs at kings, and princes are a derision to him. He laughs at every stronghold, for he builds up an earthen ramp, and takes it.
(Root in WEB BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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