Light of (make), Lightly - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Light of (make), Lightly[ 1,,G272, ameleo ]
denotes to be careless, not to care" (a, negative, and melei, an impersonal verb, signifying "it is a care:" See CARE), Matthew 22:5, "they made light of (it)," lit., "making light of (it)," aorist participle, indicating the definiteness of their decision. See NEGLECT, NEGLIGENT, REGARD.
Note: In Mark 9:39, AV, the adverb tachu, "quickly," is translated "lightly" (RV, "quickly"). See QUICKLY.