Word Summary
melitsah: satire, a mocking poem
Original Word: מְלִיצָה
Transliteration: melitsah
Phonetic Spelling: (mel-ee-tsaw')
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Short Definition: satire, a mocking poem
Meaning: satire, a mocking poem
Strong's Concordance
interpretation, taunting

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

see HEBREW luwts


H4426. melitsah

מְלִיצָהnoun [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).