H3887 לוּץ - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; properly to make mouths at, that is, to scoff; hence (from the effort to pronounce a foreign language) to interpret, or (generally) intercede

KJV Usage: ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a mock, mocker, scorn (-er, -ful), teacher.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


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
TWOT: 1113
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H3887 לוּץ is used in the Bible

26 occurrences of H3887 לוּץ

Genesis 42:23
2 Chronicles 32:31
Job 16:20
Job 33:23
Psalms 1:1
Psalms 119:51
Proverbs 1:22
Proverbs 3:34
Proverbs 9:7
Proverbs 9:8
Proverbs 9:12
Proverbs 13:1
Proverbs 14:6
Proverbs 14:9
Proverbs 15:12
Proverbs 19:25
Proverbs 19:28
Proverbs 19:29
Proverbs 20:1
Proverbs 21:11
Proverbs 21:24
Proverbs 22:10
Proverbs 24:9
Isaiah 28:22
Isaiah 29:20
Isaiah 43:27

Corresponding Greek Words

luts G213 alazon
luts G521 a paideutos
luts G878 aphron
luts G2556 kakos
luts G5244 huperephanos
luts hi. see G2059 hermeneutes
luts hi. G498 anti tasso
luts hi. G758 archon
luts hi. G3891 para nomeo
luts hi. G4246 presbutes
luts qal.,pil. G3061 loimos