Word Summary
lashan: to use the tongue, slander
Original Word: לָשַׁן
Transliteration: lashan
Phonetic Spelling: (law-shan')
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to use the tongue, slander
Meaning: to wag the tongue, to calumniate
Strong's Concordance
accuse, slander

A primitive root; properly, to lick; but used only as a denominative from lashown; to wag the tongue, i.e. To calumniate -- accuse, slander.

see HEBREW lashown


H3960. lashan

[לָשַׁן‎] verb denominative use the tongue, only specifically, slander; —

Po`el Participle רֵעֵהוּ בַּסֵּתֶד מְלָו֯שְׁנִיPsalm 101:5 (on form, compare Ges§ 90, 3 KöLgb. i. § 26).

Hiph`il Imperfect2masculine singular jussive וגו עֶבֶד ׳אַלתַּֿלְשֵׁןProverbs 30:10.