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צחק

Graham S. Ogden

(1)
(a) Sounds (State/Process) verb qal
= to produce laughter caused by amusement, joy, unbelief, or scorn  - to laugh  (GEN.17:17; 1:12; 1:13 ...) [show/hide contextual meanings]
(b) Joy (Causative) verb pi
= to act in a certain way with the purpose of bringing enjoyment to oneself and/or other people, possibly at the expense of oneself or other people  - to joke, entertain, to amuse oneself, to make fun of someone  (GEN.19:14; 1:9; 1:8 ...) [show/hide contextual meanings]

(a) RSV NJB NJPS NRSV REB GNT CEV "to play with"; NIV "to make fun of"; OG παίζω which can have both meanings