4426. melitsah
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melitsah: satire, a mocking poem
Original Word: מְלִיצָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: melitsah
Phonetic Spelling: (mel-ee-tsaw')
Short Definition: figure

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from lits
satire, a mocking poem
NASB Translation
figure (1), mockery (1).

מְלִיצָה noun [feminine] satire, mocking-poem Habakkuk 2:6, also Proverbs 1:6 (al. here figure, enigma).

לישׁ (√ of following, Thes לושׁ; perhaps = be strong (Thes) compare Arabic , , strength; (medial י) III. see be strong, etc., apparently denominative = be lion-like).

interpretation, taunting

From luwts; an aphorism; also a satire -- interpretation, taunting.

see HEBREW luwts

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