Scoff - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Scoff

[ 1,,G1592, ekmukterizo ]
to hold up the nose in derision at" (ek, "from," used intensively, mukterizo, "to mock;" from mukter, "the nose"), is translated "scoffed at" in Luke 16:14, RV (AV, "derided"), of the Pharisees in their derision of Christ on account of His teaching; in Luke 23:35 (ditto), of the mockery of Christ on the Cross by the rulers of the people. In the Sept., Psalms 2:4; Psalms 22:7; Psalms 35:16.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words