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Strongs Number: H3887


Hebrew Word
לוּץ
Transliteration
lûwts
Phonetic
loots
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

properly to make mouths {at} that {is} to scoff; hence (from the effort to pronounce a foreign language) to {interpret} or (generally) intercede

BDB Definition

1. to scorn, make mouths at, talk arrogantly

a. (Qal)

1. to boast

2. to scorn

b. (Hiphil)

1. to mock, deride

2. to interpret (language) 1b

c. interpreter (participle) 1b

d. ambassador (fig.)

e. (Hithpalpel) to be inflated, scoff, act as a scorner, show oneself a mocker

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{ambassador} have in {derision} {interpreter} make a {mock} {mocker} scorn ({-er} {-ful}) teacher.