Mark 13:8 DBY

8 For nation shall rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there shall be earthquakes in [different] places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these things [are the] beginnings of throes.

Study tools for Mark 13:8

  • 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].'