|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.
2. (v. t.) To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.
3. (v. t.) To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation.
4. (v. i.) To make sport contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner.
5. (n.) An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer.
6. (n.) Imitation; mimicry.
7. (a.) Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MOCK; MOCKER; MOCKING
mok, mok'er, mok'-ing (hathal, la`agh, empaizo): To mock is the translation of hathal, "to play upon," "mock," "deride" (Judges 16:10, 13, 15 1 Kings 18:27, "Elijah mocked them"; Job 13:9 twice, the Revised Version (British and American) "deceiveth," "deceive," margin "mocketh," "mock"); of la`agh, "to stammer" or "babble in mimicry," "to mock" or "scorn" (2 Chronicles 30:10 Nehemiah 4:1 Job 11:3; Job 21:3 Proverbs 1:26; Proverbs 17:5; Proverbs 30:17 Jeremiah 20:7). Other words are tsachaq, "to laugh," etc. (Genesis 19:14; Genesis 21:9; Genesis 39:14, 17); qalac, "to call out," or "cry after," "to scoff" or "mock at" (2 Kings 2:23 Ezekiel 22:5); sachaq, "to laugh," "mock" (Job 39:22 Lamentations 1:7); luts, "to scorn" (Proverbs 14:9); sechoq, "laughter," "derision" (Job 12:4); empaizo, "to treat as a child," "mock" (Matthew 2:16; Matthew 20:19; Matthew 27:29, 31, 41 Luke 14:29, etc.); diachleuazo, "to mock," "laugh," etc. (Acts 2:13; Acts 17:32); mukterizo, "to sneer at," "mock," literally, "to turn up the nose" (Galatians 6:7, "God is not mocked," "will not let himself be mocked"); epigelao, "laugh" (Job 2:8; 1Ma 7:34; compare 2Ma 7:39; 2Ma 8:17).
Mocker, hathulim, "deceivers," "mockers" (Job 17:2); luts (Proverbs 20:1 Isaiah 28:22 the King James Version); la`egh, "stammering," "mocking" (Psalm 35:16; compare Isaiah 28:11); sachaq (Jeremiah 15:17); empaiktes, "a mocker," "scoffer," literally, "sporting as children" (Jude 1:18; compare 2 Peter 3:3).
Mocking is the translation of qallacah "mocking," "derision" (Ezekiel 22:4); of empaigmos the Septuagint for qallacah) (Hebrews 11:36; Wis 12:25; Ecclesiasticus 27:28, "mockery"; 2Ma 7:7, "mocking-stock," the Revised Version (British and American) "the mocking"; 2 Maccabees 7:10, "made a mocking-stock" (empaizo)); of mokos (Ecclesiasticus 33:6).
For "mocked of" (Job 12:4) the Revised Version (British and American) has "a laughing-stock to"; for "mockers" (Isaiah 28:22), the English Revised Version "scorner," the American Standard Revised Version "scoffer"; for "the mockers" (Jeremiah 15:17), "them that made merry"; for "scorneth" (Proverbs 19:28), "mocketh at"; for "As one man mocketh another, do ye so mock him?" (Job 13:9), "As one deceiveth a man will ye deceive him?" (margin, "mocketh," "mock"); "mock" for "laugh" (Job 9:23); for "There shall come in the last days scoffers" (2 Peter 3:3), "In the last days (margin, "Greek in the last of the days") mockers shall come with mockery" (empaigmone empaiktai).
W. L. Walker
Mock (43 Occurrences)
Matthew 20:19 and will hand him over to the Gentiles to mock, to scourge, and to crucify; and the third day he will be raised up." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Mark 10:34 They will mock him, spit on him, scourge him, and kill him. On the third day he will rise again." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Luke 6:22 Blessed are you when men shall hate you, and when they shall exclude and mock you, and throw out your name as evil, for the Son of Man's sake. (WEB)
Luke 14:29 Or perhaps, when he has laid a foundation, and is not able to finish, everyone who sees begins to mock him, (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)
Luke 18:32 For he will be delivered up to the Gentiles, will be mocked, treated shamefully, and spit on. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Peter 3:3 knowing this first, that in the last days mockers will come, walking after their own lusts, (Root in WEB WEY ASV DBY NAS)
Genesis 39:14 she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, "Behold, he has brought in a Hebrew to us to mock us. He came in to me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Genesis 39:17 She spoke to him according to these words, saying, "The Hebrew servant, whom you have brought to us, came in to me to mock me, (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
1 Samuel 31:4 Then said Saul to his armorbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armorbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took his sword, and fell upon it. (See JPS)
2 Kings 19:4 It may be Yahweh your God will hear all the words of Rabshakeh, whom the king of Assyria his master has sent to defy the living God, and will rebuke the words which Yahweh your God has heard. Therefore lift up your prayer for the remnant that is left.'" (See RSV)
2 Kings 19:16 Incline your ear, Yahweh, and hear. Open your eyes, Yahweh, and see. Hear the words of Sennacherib, with which he has sent to defy the living God. (See RSV)
1 Chronicles 10:4 Then said Saul unto his armor-bearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith, lest these uncircumcised come and abuse me. But his armor-bearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took his sword, and fell upon it. (See JPS)
Nehemiah 2:19 And Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobijah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it; and they mocked us and despised us, and said, What is this thing which ye do? will ye rebel against the king? (Root in DBY YLT NAS NIV)
Job 9:23 If the scourge kills suddenly, he will mock at the trial of the innocent. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)
Job 11:3 Should your boastings make men hold their peace? When you mock, shall no man make you ashamed? (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV NIV)
Job 13:9 Is it good that he should search you out? or as one man mocketh another, do ye so mock him? (Root in KJV JPS DBY WBS YLT)
Job 21:3 Allow me, and I also will speak; After I have spoken, mock on. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Job 22:19 See do the righteous and they rejoice, And the innocent mocketh at them, (Root in YLT NAS NIV)
Job 30:1 "But now those who are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to put with my sheep dogs. (See NAS NIV)
Job 30:9 "Now I have become their song. Yes, I am a byword to them. (See NIV)
Psalms 2:4 He who is sitting in the heavens doth laugh, The Lord doth mock at them. (YLT)
Psalms 22:7 All those who see me mock me. They insult me with their lips. They shake their heads, saying, (WEB YLT RSV NIV)
Psalms 59:8 And Thou, O Jehovah dost laugh at them, Thou dost mock at all the nations. (YLT)
Psalms 69:12 Those who sit in the gate talk about me. I am the song of the drunkards. (See NIV)
Psalms 73:8 They mock and speak wickedly of oppression, they speak loftily: (DBY NAS)
Psalms 74:10 How long, God, shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme your name forever? (See NIV)
Psalms 74:22 Arise, God! Plead your own cause. Remember how the foolish man mocks you all day. (Root in WEB NIV)
Psalms 80:6 Thou makest us a strife unto our neighbors; And our enemies laugh among themselves. (See JPS DBY YLT NIV)
Psalms 89:51 With which your enemies have mocked, Yahweh, with which they have mocked the footsteps of your anointed one. (Root in WEB RSV NIV)
Psalms 119:51 The arrogant mock me excessively, but I don't swerve from your law. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 1:26 I also will laugh at your disaster. I will mock when calamity overtakes you; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Proverbs 9:12 If you are wise, you are wise for yourself. If you mock, you alone will bear it. (WEB NIV)
Proverbs 14:9 Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)
Isaiah 37:4 It may be that the Lord your God will give ear to the words of the Rab-shakeh, whom the king of Assyria, his master, has sent to say evil things against the living God, and will make his words come to nothing: so make your prayer for the rest of the people. (See RSV)
Isaiah 37:17 Let your ear be turned to us, O Lord; let your eyes be open, O Lord, and see: take note of all the words of Sennacherib who has sent men to say evil against the living God. (See RSV)
Isaiah 52:5 "Now therefore, what do I here," says Yahweh, "seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? those who rule over them mock," says Yahweh, "and my name continually all the day is blasphemed. (WEB NIV)
Jeremiah 9:5 And each at his friend they mock, And truth they do not speak, They taught their tongue to speak falsehood, To commit iniquity they have laboured. (YLT)
Jeremiah 38:19 Zedekiah the king said to Jeremiah, I am afraid of the Jews who are fallen away to the Chaldeans, lest they deliver me into their hand, and they mock me. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)
Lamentations 1:7 Jerusalem remembers in the days of her affliction and of her miseries all her pleasant things that were from the days of old: when her people fell into the hand of the adversary, and none did help her, The adversaries saw her, they did mock at her desolations. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Lamentations 3:14 I am become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day. (See NAS NIV)
Lamentations 3:63 You see their sitting down, and their rising up; I am their song. (See NAS NIV)
Ezekiel 22:5 Those who are near, and those who are far from you, shall mock you, you infamous one and full of tumult. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)
Habakkuk 1:10 Yes, he scoffs at kings, and princes are a derision to him. He laughs at every stronghold, for he builds up an earthen ramp, and takes it. (See NAS)