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Mark 6

NLT 1 Jesus left that part of the country and returned with his disciples to Nazareth, his hometown. NIV 1 Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. NLT 2 The next Sabbath he began teaching in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. They asked, “Where did he get all this wisdom and the power to perform such miracles?” NIV 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, that he even does miracles! NLT 3 Then they scoffed, “He’s just a carpenter, the son of Mary and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas, and Simon. And his sisters live right here among us.” They were deeply offended and refused to believe in him. NIV 3 Isn't this the carpenter? Isn't this Mary's son and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren't his sisters here with us?" And they took offense at him. NLT 4 Then Jesus told them, “A prophet is honored everywhere except in his own hometown and among his relatives and his own family.” NIV 4 Jesus said to them, "Only in his hometown, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor." NLT 5 And because of their unbelief, he couldn’t do any miracles among them except to place his hands on a few sick people and heal them. NIV 5 He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them. NLT 6 And he was amazed at their unbelief. Jesus Sends Out the Twelve Disciples Then Jesus went from village to village, teaching the people. NIV 6 And he was amazed at their lack of faith. Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village. NLT 7 And he called his twelve disciples together and began sending them out two by two, giving them authority to cast out evil spirits. NIV 7 Calling the Twelve to him, he sent them out two by two and gave them authority over evil spirits. NLT 8 He told them to take nothing for their journey except a walking stick—no food, no traveler’s bag, no money. NIV 8 These were his instructions: "Take nothing for the journey except a staff--no bread, no bag, no money in your belts. NLT 9 He allowed them to wear sandals but not to take a change of clothes. NIV 9 Wear sandals but not an extra tunic. NLT 10 “Wherever you go,” he said, “stay in the same house until you leave town. NIV 10 Whenever you enter a house, stay there until you leave that town. NLT 11 But if any place refuses to welcome you or listen to you, shake its dust from your feet as you leave to show that you have abandoned those people to their fate.” NIV 11 And if any place will not welcome you or listen to you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave, as a testimony against them." NLT 12 So the disciples went out, telling everyone they met to repent of their sins and turn to God. NIV 12 They went out and preached that people should repent. NLT 13 And they cast out many demons and healed many sick people, anointing them with olive oil. NIV 13 They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them. NLT 14 Herod Antipas, the king, soon heard about Jesus, because everyone was talking about him. Some were saying, “This must be John the Baptist raised from the dead. That is why he can do such miracles.” NIV 14 King Herod heard about this, for Jesus' name had become well known. Some were saying, "John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him." NLT 15 Others said, “He’s the prophet Elijah.” Still others said, “He’s a prophet like the other great prophets of the past.” NIV 15 Others said, "He is Elijah." And still others claimed, "He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of long ago." NLT 16 When Herod heard about Jesus, he said, “John, the man I beheaded, has come back from the dead.” NIV 16 But when Herod heard this, he said, "John, the man I beheaded, has been raised from the dead!" NLT 17 For Herod had sent soldiers to arrest and imprison John as a favor to Herodias. She had been his brother Philip’s wife, but Herod had married her. NIV 17 For Herod himself had given orders to have John arrested, and he had him bound and put in prison. He did this because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom he had married. NLT 18 John had been telling Herod, “It is against God’s law for you to marry your brother’s wife.” NIV 18 For John had been saying to Herod, "It is not lawful for you to have your brother's wife." NLT 19 So Herodias bore a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But without Herod’s approval she was powerless, NIV 19 So Herodias nursed a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But she was not able to, NLT 20 for Herod respected John; and knowing that he was a good and holy man, he protected him. Herod was greatly disturbed whenever he talked with John, but even so, he liked to listen to him. NIV 20 because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard John, he was greatly puzzled; yet he liked to listen to him. NLT 21 Herodias’s chance finally came on Herod’s birthday. He gave a party for his high government officials, army officers, and the leading citizens of Galilee. NIV 21 Finally the opportune time came. On his birthday Herod gave a banquet for his high officials and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee. NLT 22 Then his daughter, also named Herodias, came in and performed a dance that greatly pleased Herod and his guests. “Ask me for anything you like,” the king said to the girl, “and I will give it to you.” NIV 22 When the daughter of Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his dinner guests. The king said to the girl, "Ask me for anything you want, and I'll give it to you." NLT 23 He even vowed, “I will give you whatever you ask, up to half my kingdom!” NIV 23 And he promised her with an oath, "Whatever you ask I will give you, up to half my kingdom." NLT 24 She went out and asked her mother, “What should I ask for?” Her mother told her, “Ask for the head of John the Baptist!” NIV 24 She went out and said to her mother, "What shall I ask for?" "The head of John the Baptist," she answered. NLT 25 So the girl hurried back to the king and told him, “I want the head of John the Baptist, right now, on a tray!” NIV 25 At once the girl hurried in to the king with the request: "I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter." NLT 26 Then the king deeply regretted what he had said; but because of the vows he had made in front of his guests, he couldn’t refuse her. NIV 26 The king was greatly distressed, but because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he did not want to refuse her. NLT 27 So he immediately sent an executioner to the prison to cut off John’s head and bring it to him. The soldier beheaded John in the prison, NIV 27 So he immediately sent an executioner with orders to bring John's head. The man went, beheaded John in the prison, NLT 28 brought his head on a tray, and gave it to the girl, who took it to her mother. NIV 28 and brought back his head on a platter. He presented it to the girl, and she gave it to her mother. NLT 29 When John’s disciples heard what had happened, they came to get his body and buried it in a tomb. NIV 29 On hearing of this, John's disciples came and took his body and laid it in a tomb. NLT 30 The apostles returned to Jesus from their ministry tour and told him all they had done and taught. NIV 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. NLT 31 Then Jesus said, “Let’s go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile.” He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and his apostles didn’t even have time to eat. NIV 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, "Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest." NLT 32 So they left by boat for a quiet place, where they could be alone. NIV 32 So they went away by themselves in a boat to a solitary place. NLT 33 But many people recognized them and saw them leaving, and people from many towns ran ahead along the shore and got there ahead of them. NIV 33 But many who saw them leaving recognized them and ran on foot from all the towns and got there ahead of them. NLT 34 Jesus saw the huge crowd as he stepped from the boat, and he had compassion on them because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. NIV 34 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. NLT 35 Late in the afternoon his disciples came to him and said, “This is a remote place, and it’s already getting late. NIV 35 By this time it was late in the day, so his disciples came to him. "This is a remote place," they said, "and it's already very late. NLT 36 Send the crowds away so they can go to the nearby farms and villages and buy something to eat.” NIV 36 Send the people away so they can go to the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat." NLT 37 But Jesus said, “You feed them.” “With what?” they asked. “We’d have to work for months to earn enough money to buy food for all these people!” NIV 37 But he answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take eight months of a man's wages ! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?" NLT 38 “How much bread do you have?” he asked. “Go and find out.” They came back and reported, “We have five loaves of bread and two fish.” NIV 38 "How many loaves do you have?" he asked. "Go and see." When they found out, they said, "Five--and two fish." NLT 39 Then Jesus told the disciples to have the people sit down in groups on the green grass. NIV 39 Then Jesus directed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass. NLT 40 So they sat down in groups of fifty or a hundred. NIV 40 So they sat down in groups of hundreds and fifties. NLT 41 Jesus took the five loaves and two fish, looked up toward heaven, and blessed them. Then, breaking the loaves into pieces, he kept giving the bread to the disciples so they could distribute it to the people. He also divided the fish for everyone to share. NIV 41 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to his disciples to set before the people. He also divided the two fish among them all. NLT 42 They all ate as much as they wanted, NIV 42 They all ate and were satisfied, NLT 43 and afterward, the disciples picked up twelve baskets of leftover bread and fish. NIV 43 and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces of bread and fish. NLT 44 A total of 5,000 men and their families were fed. NIV 44 The number of the men who had eaten was five thousand. NLT 45 Immediately after this, Jesus insisted that his disciples get back into the boat and head across the lake to Bethsaida, while he sent the people home. NIV 45 Immediately Jesus made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. NLT 46 After telling everyone good-bye, he went up into the hills by himself to pray. NIV 46 After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. NLT 47 Late that night, the disciples were in their boat in the middle of the lake, and Jesus was alone on land. NIV 47 When evening came, the boat was in the middle of the lake, and he was alone on land. NLT 48 He saw that they were in serious trouble, rowing hard and struggling against the wind and waves. About three o’clock in the morning Jesus came toward them, walking on the water. He intended to go past them, NIV 48 He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. About the fourth watch of the night he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them, NLT 49 but when they saw him walking on the water, they cried out in terror, thinking he was a ghost. NIV 49 but when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out, NLT 50 They were all terrified when they saw him. But Jesus spoke to them at once. “Don’t be afraid,” he said. “Take courage! I am here! ” NIV 50 because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." NLT 51 Then he climbed into the boat, and the wind stopped. They were totally amazed, NIV 51 Then he climbed into the boat with them, and the wind died down. They were completely amazed, NLT 52 for they still didn’t understand the significance of the miracle of the loaves. Their hearts were too hard to take it in. NIV 52 for they had not understood about the loaves; their hearts were hardened. NLT 53 After they had crossed the lake, they landed at Gennesaret. They brought the boat to shore NIV 53 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret and anchored there. NLT 54 and climbed out. The people recognized Jesus at once, NIV 54 As soon as they got out of the boat, people recognized Jesus. NLT 55 and they ran throughout the whole area, carrying sick people on mats to wherever they heard he was. NIV 55 They ran throughout that whole region and carried the sick on mats to wherever they heard he was. NLT 56 Wherever he went—in villages, cities, or the countryside—they brought the sick out to the marketplaces. They begged him to let the sick touch at least the fringe of his robe, and all who touched him were healed. NIV 56 And wherever he went--into villages, towns or countryside--they placed the sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch even the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed.