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Compare Translations for Mark 3:20

Mark 3:20 ASV
And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 BBE
And he went into a house. And the people came together again, so that they were not even able to take bread.
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Mark 3:20 CEB
Jesus entered a house. A crowd gathered again so that it was impossible for him and his followers even to eat.
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Mark 3:20 CJB
and once more, such a crowd came together that they couldn't even eat.
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Mark 3:20 RHE
And they come to a house, and the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 ESV
Then he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat.
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Mark 3:20 GW
Then Jesus went home. Another crowd gathered so that Jesus and his disciples could not even eat.
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Mark 3:20 GNT
Then Jesus went home. Again such a large crowd gathered that Jesus and his disciples had no time to eat.
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Mark 3:20 HNV
The multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 CSB
Then He went home, and the crowd gathered again so that they were not even able to eat.
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Mark 3:20 KJV
And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 LEB
And he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they were not even able to eat a meal.
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Mark 3:20 NAS
And He came home, and the crowd gathered again, to such an extent that they could not even eat a meal.
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Mark 3:20 NCV
Then Jesus went home, but again a crowd gathered. There were so many people that Jesus and his followers could not eat.
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Mark 3:20 NIRV
Jesus entered a house. Again a crowd gathered. It was so large that Jesus and his disciples were not even able to eat.
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Mark 3:20 NIV
Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.
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Mark 3:20 NKJV
Then the multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 NLT
When Jesus returned to the house where he was staying, the crowds began to gather again, and soon he and his disciples couldn't even find time to eat.
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Mark 3:20 NRS
and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat.
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Mark 3:20 RSV
and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat.
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Mark 3:20 DBY
And again a crowd comes together, so that they cannot even eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 MSG
Jesus came home and, as usual, a crowd gathered - so many making demands on him that there wasn't even time to eat.
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Mark 3:20 WBT
And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 TMB
and the multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 TNIV
Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat.
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Mark 3:20 TYN
and the people assembled togedder agayne so greatly that they had not leesar so moche as to eate breed.
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Mark 3:20 WNT
And He went into a house. But again the crowd assembled, so that there was no opportunity for them even to snatch a meal.
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Mark 3:20 WEB
The multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 WYC
and the people [and the company of people] came together again, so that they might not [neither] eat bread.
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Mark 3:20 YLT
And come together again doth a multitude, so that they are not able even to eat bread;
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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 ).