Mark 15:22

22 They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means “the place of the skull”).

Mark 15:22 in Other Translations

KJV
22 And they bring him unto the place Golgotha, which is, being interpreted, The place of a skull.
ESV
22 And they brought him to the place called Golgotha (which means Place of a Skull).
NLT
22 And they brought Jesus to a place called Golgotha (which means “Place of the Skull”).
MSG
22 The soldiers brought Jesus to Golgotha, meaning "Skull Hill."
CSB
22 And they brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means Skull Place).

Mark 15:22 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 15:22

And they bring him unto the place, Golgotha
A famous, or rather an infamous one, well known, and much noted for the many executions there:

which is, being interpreted, the place of a skull;
because the skulls of men that had been executed and buried there, being dug up again, lay scattered about; (See Gill on Matthew 27:33).

Mark 15:22 In-Context

20 And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple robe and put his own clothes on him. Then they led him out to crucify him.
21 A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross.
22 They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means “the place of the skull”).
23 Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it.
24 And they crucified him. Dividing up his clothes, they cast lots to see what each would get.