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Jesus is mocked on the cross
Those who walked by the cross mocked Jesus. The soldiers and the chief priests also mocked him.
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mock
Mock [Heb hiphil of tālal (Jgs. 16:10, 13, 15), hâṯal (1 K. 18:27), piel of ḥārap̱ (2 K. 19:4, 16, 22f par Isa. 37:4, 17, 23f.; Ps. 89:51 [MT 52]), lîṣ (Prov. 19:28; 20:1), hiphil part of lāʿaḇ (2 Ch. 36:16), lāʿag̱ (2 Ch. 30:10; Job 9:23; 11:3; 21:3; Ps. 22:7 [MT 8]; 79:4; Prov. 1:26; 17:5;
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mock
MOCK (Heb. qālas, to “disparage,” Hab. 1:10; “scoff,” KJV and NIV; and other Heb. and Gk. words). To ridicule, make light of, as of a fortification or an enemy.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MOCK; MOCKER; MOCKING
MOCK; MOCKER; MOCKING<mok>, <mok’er>, <mok’-ing> (הָתַל‎ [hathal], לָעַג‎ [làagh], [ἐμπαίζω, empaizo]): To mock is the translation of [hathal], “to play upon,” “mock,” “deride” (Jdg 16:10, 13, 15; 1 Ki 18:27, “Elijah mocked them”; Job 13:9 twice, the Revised Version (British and American)
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Mockery
MOCKERY.—The Evangelists relate in the Passion history a series of narratives describing the brutal mockery of Jesus by the authorities and by their soldiers and servants. The passages are the following: (a) Mk 14:65 = Mt 26:67, 68 = Lk 22:63, 64; (b) Lk 23:11; (c) Mk 15:18–20 = Mt 27:27–31 = Jn 19:2,
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Irony
IRONY There are two basic meanings to the word “irony.” First, irony is a use of words to communicate something different from, and often opposite to, the literal meaning of the words. A famous instance of irony in this sense is when Job told his conceited know-it-all companions, “Truly then you are
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 4, M–P
Mocking
mocking. This English term and its cognates are used to render a variety of Hebrew and Greek words. Mocking may be harmless teasing, as the boy Ishmael with baby Isaac (Gen. 21:9; the Heb. verb here is ṣāḥaq H7464, a play on Issac’s name). Or it may be a lover’s complaint, as of Delilah with Samson
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Mock, Mocker, Mocking
MOCK, mok, MOCKER, mokʹẽr, MOCKING, mokʹing (הָתַל‎, hāthal, לָעַג‎, lā‛agh, ἐμπαίζω, empaízō): To mock is the tr of hāthal, “to play upon,” “mock,” “deride” (Jgs 16:10, 13, 15; 1 K 18:27, “Elijah mocked them”; Job 13:9 bis, RV “deceiveth,” “deceive,” m “mocketh,” “mock”); of lā‛agh, “to stammer”
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
IRONY
IRONY AND SATIRE. Irony, from the Greek eirōneia (εἰρωνεία; “dissimulation”), is a literary device that exploits the difference between the literal sense and the implied sense, which are often, but not always, construed as opposites. H. W. Fowler describes irony as a way of speaking that suggests two
Key passages
Mt 27:39–44

And those who passed by reviled him, shaking their heads and saying, “The one who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself! If you are the Son of God, come down from the cross!” In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking …

Mk 15:28–32

And those who passed by reviled him, shaking their heads and saying, “Aha! The one who would destroy the temple and rebuild it in three days, save yourself by coming down from the cross!” In the same way also the chief priests, along with the scribes, were mocking him to one another, saying, …

Lk 23:35–37

And the people stood there watching, but the rulers also ridiculed him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, if this man is the Christ of God, the Chosen One!” And the soldiers also mocked him, coming up and offering him sour wine and saying, “If you are the king of the Jews, …