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Strongs Number: H7832


Hebrew Word
שָׂחַק
Transliteration
sâchaq
Phonetic
saw-khak'
Part of Speech
Verb
Strongs Definition

to laugh (in pleasure or detraction); by implication to play

BDB Definition

1. to laugh, play, mock

a. (Qal)

1. to laugh (usually in contempt or derision)

2. to sport, play

b. (Piel)

1. to make sport

2. to jest

3. to play (including instrumental music, singing, dancing)

c. (Hiphil) to laugh mockingly

Origin
A primitive root
Bible Usage
{deride} have in {derision} {laugh} make {merry} mock ({-er}) {play} {rejoice} (laugh to) {scorn} be in (make) sport.