Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

a primitive root

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1113

KJV Translation Count — 27x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: scorner (14), scorn (4), interpreter (2), mocker (2), ambassadors (1), derision (1), mock (1), scornful (1), teachers (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

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)
a. interpreter (participle)
b. ambassador (fig.)
c. (Hithpalpel) to be inflated, scoff, act as a scorner, show oneself a mocker

Strong's Definitions

luwts, loots; a primitive root; properly, to make mouths at, i.e. to scoff; hence (from the effort to pronounce a foreign language) to interpret, or (generally) intercede: — ambassador, have in derision, interpreter, make a mock, mocker, scorn(-er, -ful), teacher.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And they knew not that Joseph understood them; for he spake unto them by an H3887.


Howbeit in the business of the H3887 of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to inquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.


My friends H3887 me: but mine eye poureth out tears unto God.


If there be a messenger with him, an H3887, one among a thousand, to shew unto man his uprightness:


Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the H3887ful.


The proud have had me greatly in H3887: yet have I not declined from thy law.


How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the H3887s delight in their H3887ing, and fools hate knowledge?


Surely he H3887eth the H3887s: but he giveth grace unto the lowly.


He that reproveth a H3887 getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself a blot.


Reprove not a H3887, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.