That held (oi suneconte). See on 8:45; 19:43| for this verb sunecw. Here alone in the N.T. for holding a prisoner (holding together). The servants or soldiers, not the Sanhedrin. Mocked (enepaizon). Imperfect active, were mocking, inchoative, began to mock, to play like boys. And beat him (deronte). Present active participle of derw, to flay, tan, or hide. Literally, "beating."