Mark 13:34 DBY

34 [it is] as a man gone out of the country, having left his house and given to his bondmen the authority, and to each one his work, and commanded the doorkeeper that he should watch.

Study tools for Mark 13:34

  • a 13:3 - As ch. 11.11.
  • b 13:9 - As Matt. 10.17.
  • c 13:10 - Or 'glad tidings.'
  • d 13:12 - Though the word means 'to kill,' yet not necessarily personally; it means to bring it about, judicially, for instance, so I have put 'cause.'
  • e 13:14 - 'Desolation' is an active word, 'causing desolation,' 'desolating,' not an accomplished state: see Matt. 24.15; Dan. 9.27.
  • f 13:14 - 'Weigh with intelligence so as to understand,' 'perceive:' see ch. 8.17, 'perceive,' and Rom. 1.20.
  • g 13:20 - Without the article, 'Jehovah.'
  • h 13:25 - Or 'out of [their place].'