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Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MOCK, verb transitive

1. Properly, to imitate; to mimick; hence, to imitate in contempt or derision; to mimick for the sake of derision; to deride by mimicry.

2. To deride; to laugh at; to ridicule; to treat with scorn or contempt.

As he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, saying, go up, thou bald head. 2 Kings 2:23. Mark 10:34.

3. To defeat; to illude; to disappoint; to deceive; as, to mock expectation.

Thou hast mocked me and told me lies. Judges 16:10.

4. To fool; to tantalize; to play on in contempt.

He will not

MOCK us with his blest sight, then snatch him hence.

MOCK, verb intransitive To make sport in contempt or in jest, or to speak jestingly.

When thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed? Job 11:3.

MOCK, noun Ridicule; derision; sneer; an act manifesting contempt.

Fools make a mock at sin. Proverbs 14:9.

What shall be the portion of those who make a mock at every thing sacred?

1. Imitation; mimicry. [Little used.]

MOCK, adjective False, counterfeit; assumed; imitating reality, but not real.

That superior greatness and mock majesty--

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MOCK'AGE, noun Mockery. [Not used.]

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MOCK'ED, participle passive Imitated or mimicked in derision; laughed at; ridiculed; defeated; illuded.

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MOCK'ER, noun One that mocks; a scorner; a scoffer; a derider.

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MOCK'ERY, noun The act of deriding and exposing to contempt, by mimicking the words or actions of another.

1. Derision; ridicule; sportive insult or contempt; contemptuous merriment at persons or things.

Grace at meals is now generally so performed as to look more like mockery upon devotion, than any solemn application of the mind to God.

2. Sport; subject of laughter.

Of the holy place they made a mockery

3. Vain imitation or effort; that which deceives, disappoints or frustrates.

It is as the air, invulnerable,

And our vain blows malicious mockery

4. Imitation; counterfeit appearance; false show.

And bear about the mockery of woe

To midnight dances.

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MOCK'ESON, noun The name of a serpent.

Naves Topical Index

Instances of:

Ishmael mocks Sarah
Genesis 21:9

Elijah mocks the priests of Baal
1 Kings 18:27

Zedekiah mocks Micaiah
1 Kings 22:24

Children mock Elisha
2 Kings 2:23

The tormentors of Job mock
Job 15:12; Job 30:1

The persecutors of Jesus mock Him
Matthew 26:67-68; Matthew 27:28-31; Matthew 27:39-44; Mark 10:34; Mark 14:65; Mark 15:17-20; Mark 15:29-32; Luke 23:11; John 19:2-3; John 19:5; 1 Peter 2:23

The Ammonites mock God
Ezekiel 25:3

Tyre mocks Jerusalem
Ezekiel 26:2

The obdurately wicked mock
Isaiah 28:15; Isaiah 28:22; 2 Peter 3:3

Proverbs 1:26

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MOCK'ING, participle present tense Imitating in contempt; mimicking; ridiculing by mimicry; treating with sneers and scorn; defeating; deluding.

MOCK'ING, noun Derision; insult.

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MOCK'ING-BIRD, noun The mocking thrush of America; a bird of the genus Turdus.

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MOCK'INGLY, adverb By way of derision; in contempt.

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MOCK'ING-STOCK, noun A butt of sport.

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MOCKLE. [See Mickle.]

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MOCK'ABLE, adjective Exposed to derision. [Little used.]

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MOCK'ORE, noun A sulphuret of zink, the same as blend, which see.

MOCK'-ORANGE, noun A plant of the genus Philadelphus.

MOCK'-PRIVET, noun A plant of the genus Phillyrea.