Compare Translations for Mark 3:17

Mark 3:17 ASV
and James the [son] of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and them he surnamed Boanerges, which is, Sons of thunder:
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Mark 3:17 BBE
And to James, the son of Zebedee, and John, the brother of James, he gave the second name of Boanerges, which is, Sons of thunder:
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Mark 3:17 CEB
James and John, Zebedee's sons, whom he nicknamed Boanerges, which means "sons of Thunder";
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Mark 3:17 CJB
Ya`akov Ben-Zavdai and Yochanan, Ya`akov's brother -- to them he gave the name "B'nei-Regesh" (that is, "Thunderers");
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Mark 3:17 RHE
And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he named them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder.
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Mark 3:17 ESV
James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder);
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Mark 3:17 GW
James and his brother John (Zebedee's sons whom Jesus named Boanerges, which means "Thunderbolts"),
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Mark 3:17 GNT
James and his brother John, the sons of Zebedee (Jesus gave them the name Boanerges, which means "Men of Thunder");
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Mark 3:17 HNV
Ya`akov the son of Zavdai; Yochanan, the brother of Ya`akov, and them he surnamed Benei-Regesh, which means, Sons of Thunder;
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Mark 3:17 CSB
and to James the son of Zebedee, and to his brother John, He gave the name "Boanerges" (that is, "Sons of Thunder");
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Mark 3:17 KJV
And James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James; and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, The sons of thunder:
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Mark 3:17 LEB
and James the [son] of Zebedee and John the brother of James (and he gave to them the name Boanerges, that is, "Sons of Thunder"),
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Mark 3:17 NAS
and James, the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James (to them He gave the name Boanerges, which means, "Sons of Thunder ");
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Mark 3:17 NCV
James and John, the sons of Zebedee (Jesus named them Boanerges, which means "Sons of Thunder"),
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Mark 3:17 NIRV
There were James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John. Jesus gave them the name Boanerges. Boanerges means Sons of Thunder.
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Mark 3:17 NIV
James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means Sons of Thunder);
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Mark 3:17 NKJV
James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James, to whom He gave the name Boanerges, that is, "Sons of Thunder";
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Mark 3:17 NLT
James and John (the sons of Zebedee, but Jesus nicknamed them "Sons of Thunder" ),
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Mark 3:17 NRS
James son of Zebedee and John the brother of James (to whom he gave the name Boanerges, that is, Sons of Thunder);
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Mark 3:17 RSV
James the son of Zeb'edee and John the brother of James, whom he surnamed Bo-aner'ges, that is, sons of thunder;
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Mark 3:17 DBY
and James the [son] of Zebedee, and John the brother of James, and he gave them the surname of Boanerges, that is, Sons of thunder;
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Mark 3:17 MSG
James, son of Zebedee, John, brother of James (Jesus nicknamed the Zebedee brothers Boanerges, meaning "Sons of Thunder"),
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Mark 3:17 WBT
And James the [son] of Zebedee, and John the brother of James, (and he surnamed them Boanerges, which is, Sons of thunder,)
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Mark 3:17 TMB
and James the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James (and He surnamed them Boanerges, which means The Sons of Thunder);
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Mark 3:17 TNIV
James son of Zebedee and his brother John (to them he gave the name Boanerges, which means "sons of thunder"),
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Mark 3:17 TYN
And he called Iames the sonne of zebede and Iohn Iames brother and gave them Bonarges to name which is to saye the sonnes of thounder.
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Mark 3:17 WNT
James the son of Zabdi and John the brother of James (these two He surnamed Boanerges, that is `Sons of Thunder'),
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Mark 3:17 WEB
James the son of Zebedee; John, the brother of James, and them he surnamed Boanerges, which means, Sons of Thunder;
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Mark 3:17 WYC
and he called James of Zebedee and John [and James of Zebedee and John], the brother of James, and he gave to them names Boanerges, that is, the sons of thundering [that is, the sons of thunder].
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Mark 3:17 YLT
and James of Zebedee, and John the brother of James, and he put on them names -- Boanerges, that is, `Sons of thunder;'
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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 ).