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Mark 6:1-7 NIV

A Prophet Without Honor

1 Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples.

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2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has been given him? What are these remarkable miracles he is performing?

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3 Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of James, Joseph,a Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him.

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    • p 6:3 - Greek "Joses" , a variant of "Joseph"
      4 Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home.”

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      5 He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them.

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      Jesus Sends Out the Twelve

      6 He was amazed at their lack of faith. Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village.

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      7 Calling the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over impure spirits.

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      Study tools for Mark 6:1-7

      • a 6:3 - Greek "Joses" , a variant of "Joseph"
      • b 6:14 - Some early manuscripts "He was saying"
      • c 6:20 - Some early manuscripts "he did many things"
      • d 6:22 - Some early manuscripts "When his daughter"
      • e 6:37 - Greek "take two hundred denarii"