Compare Translations for Mark 3:14

Mark 3:14 ASV
And he appointed twelve, that they might be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach,
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Mark 3:14 BBE
And he took twelve to be with him, so that he might send them out as preachers,
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Mark 3:14 CEB
He appointed twelve and called them apostles. He appointed them to be with him, to be sent out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 CJB
He appointed twelve to be with him, to be sent out to preach
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Mark 3:14 RHE
And he made that twelve should be with him, and that he might send them to preach.
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Mark 3:14 ESV
And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send them out to preach
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Mark 3:14 GW
He appointed twelve whom he called apostles. They were to accompany him and to be sent out by him to spread [the Good News].
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Mark 3:14 GNT
and he chose twelve, whom he named apostles. "I have chosen you to be with me," he told them. "I will also send you out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 HNV
He appointed twelve, that they might be with him, and that he might send them out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 CSB
He also appointed 12-He also named them apostles-to be with Him, to send them out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 KJV
And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach ,
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Mark 3:14 LEB
And he appointed twelve, so that they would be with him and so that he could send them out to preach
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Mark 3:14 NAS
And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 NCV
Jesus chose twelve men and called them apostles. He wanted them to be with him, and he wanted to send them out to preach
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Mark 3:14 NIRV
He appointed 12 of them and called them apostles. From that time on they would be with him. He would also send them out to preach.
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Mark 3:14 NIV
He appointed twelve--designating them apostles--that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach
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Mark 3:14 NKJV
Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 NLT
Then he selected twelve of them to be his regular companions, calling them apostles. He sent them out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 NRS
And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message,
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Mark 3:14 RSV
And he appointed twelve, to be with him, and to be sent out to preach
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Mark 3:14 DBY
And he appointed twelve that they might be with him, and that he might send them to preach,
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Mark 3:14 MSG
He settled on twelve, and designated them apostles. The plan was that they would be with him, and he would send them out to proclaim the Word
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Mark 3:14 WBT
And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach,
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Mark 3:14 TMB
And He ordained twelve, that they should be with Him, and that He might send them forth to preach,
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Mark 3:14 TNIV
He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach
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Mark 3:14 TYN
And he ordeyned ye .xii. that they shuld be wt him and that he myght sende the to preache:
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Mark 3:14 WNT
He appointed twelve of them, that they might be with Him, and that He might also send them to proclaim His Message,
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Mark 3:14 WEB
He appointed twelve, that they might be with him, and that he might send them out to preach,
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Mark 3:14 WYC
And he made, that there were twelve with him, to send them to preach. [And he made, that twelve were with him, and that he should send them for to preach.]
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Mark 3:14 YLT
and he appointed twelve, that they may be with him, and that he may send them forth to preach,
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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 ).