Compare Translations for Mark 3:12

Mark 3:12 ASV
And he charged them much that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 BBE
And he gave them special orders not to say who he was.
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Mark 3:12 CEB
But he strictly ordered them not to reveal who he was.
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Mark 3:12 CJB
But he warned them strictly not to make him known.
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Mark 3:12 RHE
Thou art the Son of God. And he strictly charged them that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 ESV
And he strictly ordered them not to make him known.
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Mark 3:12 GW
He gave them orders not to tell people who he was.
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Mark 3:12 GNT
Jesus sternly ordered the evil spirits not to tell anyone who he was.
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Mark 3:12 HNV
He sternly warned them that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 CSB
And He would strongly warn them not to make Him known.
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Mark 3:12 KJV
And he straitly charged them that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 LEB
And he warned them strictly that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 NAS
And He earnestly warned them not to tell who He was.
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Mark 3:12 NCV
But Jesus strongly warned them not to tell who he was.
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Mark 3:12 NIV
But he gave them strict orders not to tell who he was.
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Mark 3:12 NKJV
But He sternly warned them that they should not make Him known.
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Mark 3:12 NLT
But Jesus strictly warned them not to say who he was.
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Mark 3:12 NRS
But he sternly ordered them not to make him known.
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Mark 3:12 RSV
And he strictly ordered them not to make him known.
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Mark 3:12 DBY
And he rebuked them much, that they might not make him manifest.
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Mark 3:12 MSG
But Jesus would have none of it. He shut them up, forbidding them to identify him in public.
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Mark 3:12 WBT
And he strictly charged them, that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 TMB
And He strictly charged them that they should not make Him known.
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Mark 3:12 TNIV
But he gave them strict orders not to tell others about him.
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Mark 3:12 TYN
And he straygtly charged them that they shuld not vtter him.
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Mark 3:12 WNT
But He many a time checked them, forbidding them to say who He was.
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Mark 3:12 WEB
He sternly warned them that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 WYC
And greatly he menaced them, that they should not make him known.
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Mark 3:12 YLT
and many times he was charging them that they might not make him manifest.
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Mark 3 Commentary - Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Concise)

Chapter 3

The withered hand healed. (1-5) The people resort to Christ. (6-12) The apostles called. (13-21) The blasphemy of the scribes. (22-30) Christ's relatives. (31-35)

Verses 1-5 This man's case was piteous; he had a withered hand, which disabled him from working for his living; and those that are so, are the most proper objects of charity. Let those be helped that cannot help themselves. But stubborn infidels, when they can say nothing against the truth, yet will not yield. We hear what is said amiss, and see what is done amiss; but Christ looks at the root of bitterness in the heart, the blindness and hardness of that, and is grieved. Let hard-hearted sinners tremble to think of the anger with which he will look upon them shortly, when the day of his wrath comes. The great healing day now is the sabbath, and the healing place the house of prayer; but the healing power is of Christ. The gospel command is like that recorded here: though our hands are withered, yet, if we will not stretch them out, it is our own fault that we are not healed. But if we are healed, Christ, his power and grace, must have all the glory.

Verses 6-12 All our sicknesses and calamities spring from the anger of God against our sins. Their removal, or the making them blessings to us, was purchased to us by the blood of Christ. But the plagues and diseases of our souls, of our hearts, are chiefly to be dreaded; and He can heal them also by a word. May more and more press to Christ to be healed of these plagues, and to be delivered from the enemies of their souls.

Verses 13-21 Christ calls whom he will; for his grace is his own. He had called the apostles to separate themselves from the crowd, and they came unto him. He now gave them power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils. May the Lord send forth more and more of those who have been with him, and have learned of him to preach his gospel, to be instruments in his blessed work. Those whose hearts are enlarged in the work of God, can easily bear with what is inconvenient to themselves, and will rather lose a meal than an opportunity of doing good. Those who go on with zeal in the work of God, must expect hinderances, both from the hatred of enemies, and mistaken affections of friends, and need to guard against both.

Verses 22-30 It was plain that the doctrine of Christ had a direct tendency to break the devil's power; and it was as plain, that casting of him out of the bodies of people, confirmed that doctrine; therefore Satan could not support such a design. Christ gave an awful warning against speaking such dangerous words. It is true the gospel promises, because Christ has purchased, forgiveness for the greatest sins and sinners; but by this sin, they would oppose the gifts of the Holy Ghost after Christ's ascension. Such is the enmity of the heart, that unconverted men pretend believers are doing Satan's work, when sinners are brought to repentance and newness of life.

Verses 31-35 It is a great comfort to all true Christians, that they are dearer to Christ than mother, brother, or sister as such, merely as relations in the flesh would have been, even had they been holy. Blessed be God, this great and gracious privilege is ours even now; for though Christ's bodily presence cannot be enjoyed by us, his spiritual presence is not denied us.

Mark 3 Commentary - Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

CHAPTER 3

Mark 3:1-12 . THE HEALING OF A WITHERED HAND ON THE SABBATH DAY, AND RETIREMENT OF JESUS TO AVOID DANGER. ( = Matthew 12:9-21 Luke 6:6-11 ).

Mark 3:13-19 . THE TWELVE APOSTLES CHOSEN.

Mark 3:20-30 . JESUS IS CHARGED WITH MADNESS AND DEMONIACAL POSSESSION--HIS REPLY. ( = Matthew 12:22-37 Luke 11:14-26 ).

Mark 3:31-35 . HIS MOTHER AND BRETHREN SEEK TO SPEAK WITH HIM AND THE REPLY. ( = Matthew 12:46-50 , Luke 8:19-21 ).