Mark 4:35

Jesus stops a storm

35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, " Let's cross over to the other side of the lake."

Mark 4:35 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 4:35

And the same day, when the even was come
After he had finished his parables among the multitude, and had explained them to his disciples:

he saith unto them;
his disciples,

let us pass over unto the other side:
that is, of the sea of Galilee, or lake of Gennesaret, to the country of the Gadarenes, and Gergesenes; with a view for retirement and rest, after the fatigue of the day; and for the trial of the faith of his disciples, by a storm which he knew would arise, whilst they were on the sea; and for the sake of a miracle he was to work on the other side, after related.

Mark 4:35 In-Context

33 With many such parables he continued to give them the word, as much as they were able to hear.
34 He spoke to them only in parables, then explained everything to his disciples when he was alone with them.
35 Later that day, when evening came, Jesus said to them, "Let's cross over to the other side of the lake."
36 They left the crowd and took him in the boat just as he was. Other boats followed along.
37 Gale-force winds arose, and waves crashed against the boat so that the boat was swamped.