Compare Translations for Mark 3:30

Mark 3:30 ASV
because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
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Mark 3:30 BBE
Because they said, He has an unclean spirit.
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Mark 3:30 CEB
He said this because the legal experts were saying, "He's possessed by an evil spirit."
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Mark 3:30 CJB
For they had been saying, "He has an unclean spirit in him."
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Mark 3:30 RHE
Because they said: He hath an unclean spirit.
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Mark 3:30 ESV
for they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 GW
Jesus said this because the scribes had said that he had an evil spirit.
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Mark 3:30 GNT
(Jesus said this because some people were saying, "He has an evil spirit in him.")
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Mark 3:30 HNV
-- because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 CSB
because they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 KJV
Because they said , He hath an unclean spirit.
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Mark 3:30 LEB
because they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 NAS
because they were saying, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 NCV
Jesus said this because the teachers of the law said that he had an evil spirit inside him.
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Mark 3:30 NIRV
Jesus said this because the teachers of the law were saying, "He has an evil spirit."
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Mark 3:30 NIV
He said this because they were saying, "He has an evil spirit."
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Mark 3:30 NKJV
because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 NLT
He told them this because they were saying he had an evil spirit.
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Mark 3:30 NRS
for they had said, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 RSV
for they had said, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 DBY
-- because they said, He has an unclean spirit.
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Mark 3:30 MSG
He gave this warning because they were accusing him of being in league with Evil.
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Mark 3:30 WBT
Because they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
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Mark 3:30 TMB
because they said, "He hath an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 TNIV
He said this because they were saying, "He has an evil spirit."
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Mark 3:30 TYN
because they sayde he had an vnclene sprete.
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Mark 3:30 WNT
This was because they said, "He is possessed by a foul spirit."
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Mark 3:30 WEB
-- because they said, "He has an unclean spirit."
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Mark 3:30 WYC
For they said, He hath an unclean spirit.
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Mark 3:30 YLT
because they said, `He hath an unclean spirit.'
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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 ).