4426 - melitsah

Strong's Concordance

Original word: מְלִיצָה
Transliteration: melitsah
Definition (short): figure
Definition (full): satire, a mocking poem

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: from lits
Definition: satire, a mocking poem
NASB Translation: figure (1), mockery (1).
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Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

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

see HEBREW luwts

KJV: To understand a proverb, and the interpretation; the words of the wise, and their dark sayings.
NASB: To understand a proverb and a figure, The words of the wise and their riddles.
KJV: Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!
NASB: "Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him, Even mockery and insinuations against him And say, 'Woe to him who increases what is not his-- For how long-- And makes himself rich with loans?'