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Mark 11

Chapter 11

11:1  And when they came nigh to Jerusalem, unto Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount of Olives, he sendeth forth two of his disciples,

Bethphage

Meaning, house of unripe figs, see Mark 11:12 Mark 11:20 . probably so called after the fig tree was cursed.

11:10  Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh in the name of the Lord: Hosanna in the highest.

kingdom

(See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")

11:13  And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.

leaves

Fig trees which have retained their leaves through the winter usually have figs also. It was still too early for new leaves or fruit.

11:19  And when even was come, he went out of the city.

when even

whenever, i.e. every day when evening came.

11:22  And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.

Have faith

Have the faith of God; i.e. the faith which God gives. Cf. 1 Corinthians 12:9 ; Ephesians 2:8 .

11:23  For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

whosoever

See, Matthew 17:20 ; Luke 11:1 (See Scofield "Luke 11:1") ; Luke 17:6 ; John 14:13 John 14:14

11:26  But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

if ye

(See Scofield "Matthew 6:12") . Verse 26 is omitted from the best MSS.

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