Mocker
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) One who, or that which, mocks; a scorner; a scoffer; a derider.

2. (n.) A deceiver; an impostor.

3. (n.) A mocking bird.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MOCK; MOCKER; MOCKING

mok, mok'er, mok'-ing (hathal, la`agh, empaizo): To mock is the translation of hathal, "to play upon," "mock," "deride" (Judges 16:10, 13, 15 1 Kings 18:27, "Elijah mocked them"; Job 13:9 twice, the Revised Version (British and American) "deceiveth," "deceive," margin "mocketh," "mock"); of la`agh, "to stammer" or "babble in mimicry," "to mock" or "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. (Genesis 19:14; Genesis 21:9; Genesis 39:14, 17); qalac, "to call out," or "cry after," "to scoff" or "mock at" (2 Kings 2:23 Ezekiel 22:5); sachaq, "to laugh," "mock" (Job 39:22 Lamentations 1:7); luts, "to scorn" (Proverbs 14:9); sechoq, "laughter," "derision" (Job 12:4); empaizo, "to treat as a child," "mock" (Matthew 2:16; Matthew 20:19; Matthew 27:29, 31, 41 Luke 14:29, etc.); diachleuazo, "to mock," "laugh," etc. (Acts 2:13; Acts 17:32); mukterizo, "to sneer at," "mock," literally, "to turn up the nose" (Galatians 6:7, "God is not mocked," "will not let himself be mocked"); epigelao, "laugh" (Job 2:8; 1Ma 7:34; compare 2Ma 7:39; 2Ma 8:17).

Mocker, hathulim, "deceivers," "mockers" (Job 17:2); luts (Proverbs 20:1 Isaiah 28:22 the King James Version); la`egh, "stammering," "mocking" (Psalm 35:16; compare Isaiah 28:11); sachaq (Jeremiah 15:17); empaiktes, "a mocker," "scoffer," literally, "sporting as children" (Jude 1:18; compare 2 Peter 3:3).

Mocking is the translation of qallacah "mocking," "derision" (Ezekiel 22:4); of empaigmos the Septuagint for qallacah) (Hebrews 11:36; Wis 12:25; Ecclesiasticus 27:28, "mockery"; 2Ma 7:7, "mocking-stock," the Revised Version (British and American) "the mocking"; 2 Maccabees 7:10, "made a mocking-stock" (empaizo)); of mokos (Ecclesiasticus 33:6).

For "mocked of" (Job 12:4) the Revised Version (British and American) has "a laughing-stock to"; for "mockers" (Isaiah 28:22), the English Revised Version "scorner," the American Standard Revised Version "scoffer"; for "the mockers" (Jeremiah 15:17), "them that made merry"; for "scorneth" (Proverbs 19:28), "mocketh at"; for "As one man mocketh another, do ye so mock him?" (Job 13:9), "As one deceiveth a man will ye deceive him?" (margin, "mocketh," "mock"); "mock" for "laugh" (Job 9:23); for "There shall come in the last days scoffers" (2 Peter 3:3), "In the last days (margin, "Greek in the last of the days") mockers shall come with mockery" (empaigmone empaiktai).

W. L. Walker

Greek
1703. empaiktes -- a mocker, ie by impl. a false teacher
... 1702, 1703. empaiktes. 1704 . a mocker, ie by impl. a false ... mocker,
scoffer. Cognate: 1703 -- a scoffer (mocker). See 1702 (). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3887. luts -- ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a ...
... luts. 3888 . ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a mock, mocker.
Transliteration: luts Phonetic Spelling: (loots) Short Definition: ambassador. ...
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3934. laeg -- mocking
... buffoon, mocker, stammerer. From la'ag; a buffoon; also a foreigner -- mocker,
stammering. see HEBREW la'ag. 3933, 3934. laeg. 3935 . Strong's Numbers.
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2049. hathulim -- mockery
... mocker. From hathal (only in plural collectively); a derision -- mocker. see HEBREW
hathal. 2048, 2049. hathulim. 2050 . Strong's Numbers.
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7832. sachaq -- to laugh
... smiles (1), sport (1). deride, have in derision, laugh, make merry, mocker,
play, rejoice, laugh to scorn,. A primitive root; to ...
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3917b. lits -- to scorn
... to scorn NASB Word Usage carry on as scoffers (1), deride (1), envoys (1), interpreter
(1), makes a mockery (1), mediator (1), mock (1), mocker (1), scoff (1 ...
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Library

Sin the Mocker
... THE PROVERBS SIN THE MOCKER. 'Fools make a mock at sin; but among the
righteous there is favour.'"Proverbs 14, 9. The wisdom of ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/sin the mocker.htm

A String of Pearls
... THE PROVERBS A STRING OF PEARLS. 'Wine is a mocker, strong drink is ... 'Wine is a mocker.'
Intemperance delights in scoffing at all pure, lofty, sacred things. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/a string of pearls.htm

On Admonition and Repentance.
... And if thou shouldst hear a mocker by chance, when thou art not desiring it, sign
thyself with the cross of light, and hasten from thence like an antelope. ...
/.../hymns and homilies of ephraim the syrian/on admonition and repentance.htm

Whether the Sacrament of Penance May be Repeated?
... Penance consists in deploring past sins, and in not committing again those we have
deplored": and Isidore says (De Summo Bono ii): "He is a mocker and no ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the sacrament of penance.htm

Putting on the Armour
... The old Egyptians had no need to put a skeleton at their tables, nor the Romans
to set a mocker behind the hero as he rode in triumph up to the Capitol. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/putting on the armour.htm

Expositions of Holy Scripture
... FOLLY. THE POOR RICH AND THE RICH POOR. THE TILLAGE OF THE POOR. SIN THE MOCKER.
HOLLOW LAUGHTER, SOLID JOY. SATISFIED FROM SELF. WHAT ...
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Resignation
... He shrank from the rude scenes that opened before him,"from the mocker's sneer and
the ruler's scourge; from the glare of impatient revenge, and the weeping ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chapin/the crown of thorns/resignation.htm

Of the Method in which Grammarians and Professional Speakers are ...
... For thus they will not act the mocker if they happen to observe any of the prelates
and ministers of the Church either calling upon God in language marked by ...
/.../augustine/on the catechising of the uninstructed/chapter 9 of the method in.htm

Right Eating and Drinking
... Wine is a mocker, strong drink makes one quarrelsome, And whoever is misled by it
is not wise. Who cries, "Woe"? who, "Alas"? Who has quarrels? Who complains? ...
/.../sherman/the childrens bible/right eating and drinking.htm

March the Thirty-First at the Cross!
... From the seat of the mocker, deliver me, good Lord! And let me stand near the
cross while that awful voice of desolation rends the heavens. ...
/.../my daily meditation for the circling year/march the thirty-first at the.htm

Thesaurus
Mocker (11 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) A mocking bird. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MOCK; MOCKER; MOCKING. ...
WL Walker. Multi-Version Concordance Mocker (11 Occurrences). ...
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Mocking (25 Occurrences)
... & vb. n.) of Mock. 2. (a.) Imitating, esp. in derision, or so as to cause derision;
mimicking; derisive. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MOCK; MOCKER; MOCKING ...
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Mock (43 Occurrences)
... 6. (n.) Imitation; mimicry. 7. (a.) Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit;
assumed; sham. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. MOCK; MOCKER; MOCKING. ...
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Mocked (40 Occurrences)

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Quarrels (10 Occurrences)
... dripping. (WEB NIV). Proverbs 22:10 Drive out the mocker, and strife will
go out; yes, quarrels and insults will stop. (WEB NIV). ...
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Gains (19 Occurrences)
... (See RSV NIV). Proverbs 21:11 When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom.
When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge. (WEB RSV). ...
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Invites (7 Occurrences)
... See RSV). Proverbs 9:7 He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves
a wicked man invites abuse. (WEB NIV). Proverbs 10 ...
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Raging (26 Occurrences)
... (See NAS RSV NIV). Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging: and
whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise. (KJV DBY WBS). Isaiah 17:12 Ah! ...
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Riotous (10 Occurrences)
... nothing. (See JPS). Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker, strong drink a brawler;
And whosoever erreth thereby is not wise. (See JPS). Proverbs ...
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Reeleth (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Reeleth (2 Occurrences). Proverbs 20:1 Wine is a mocker,
strong drink a brawler; And whosoever erreth thereby is not wise. (See JPS). ...
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Concordance
Mocker (11 Occurrences)

Genesis 27:12
My father peradventure will feel me, and I shall seem to him as a deceiver. And I shall bring a curse upon me, and not a blessing.
(See JPS)

Proverbs 9:7
He who corrects a mocker invites insult. He who reproves a wicked man invites abuse.
(WEB NIV)

Proverbs 9:8
Do not say sharp words to a man of pride, or he will have hate for you; make them clear to a wise man, and you will be dear to him.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if your heart is full of pride, you only will have the pain of it.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 13:1
A wise son is a lover of teaching, but the ears of the haters of authority are shut to sharp words.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 19:25
When blows overtake the man of pride, the simple will get sense; say sharp words to the wise, and knowledge will be made clear to him.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Proverbs 21:11
When the mocker is punished, the simple gains wisdom. When the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.
(WEB NIV)

Proverbs 21:24
The man of pride, lifted up in soul, is named high-hearted; he is acting in an outburst of pride.
(See NIV)

Proverbs 22:10
Drive out the mocker, and strife will go out; yes, quarrels and insults will stop.
(WEB NIV)

Proverbs 24:9
The schemes of folly are sin. The mocker is detested by men.
(WEB NIV)

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