H3932 לעג - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to deride; by implication (as if imitating a foreigner) to speak unintelligibly

KJV Usage: have in derision, laugh (to scorn), mock (on), stammering.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions



1. to mock, deride, ridicule
a. (Qal) to mock, deride, have in derision
b. (Niphal) to stammer
c. (Hiphil) to mock, deride
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1118
Parts of Speech: Verb

to mock
1) to mock, deride, ridicule
1a) (Qal) to mock, deride, have in derision
1b) (Niphal) to stammer
1c) (Hiphil) to mock, deride

View how H3932 לעג is used in the Bible

18 occurrences of H3932 לעג

2 Kings 19:21 thee, and mocked thee;
2 Chronicles 30:10 and mocked
Nehemiah 2:19 it, they mocked,
Nehemiah 4:1 and mocked
Job 9:23 he will laugh
Job 11:3 and when thou mockest,
Job 21:3 mock on.
Job 22:19 mock them.
Psalms 2:4 shall have them in derision.
Psalms 22:7 me mock me:
Psalms 59:8 in derision.
Psalms 80:6 laugh
Proverbs 1:26 I will mock
Proverbs 17:5 He that mocketh
Proverbs 30:17 that mocketh
Isaiah 33:19 of a stammering
Isaiah 37:22 thee, and mocked
Jeremiah 20:7 every one mocketh

Distinct usage

2 and mocked
1 thee, and mocked thee;
1 it, they mocked,
1 he will laugh
1 and when thou mockest,
1 mock on.
1 mock them.
1 shall have them in derision.
1 me mock me:
1 laugh
1 I will mock
1 He that mocketh
1 that mocketh
1 of a stammering
1 thee, and mocked
1 every one mocketh
1 in derision.

Corresponding Greek Words

laag G3456 mukterizo
laag qal,hi G2606 kata gelao
laag qal.,hi. G1592 ek mukterizo

Related words

H3932 לעג

H3933 לעג la‛ag
From H3932; derision, scoffing

KJV Usage: derision, scorn (-ing).

H3934 לעג lâ‛êg
From H3932; a buffoon; also a foreigner

KJV Usage: mocker, stammering.