Mark 14:26

Jesus Foretells Peter's Denial

26 1And when they had sung a hymn, 2they went out to 3the Mount of Olives.

Mark 14:26 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 14:26

And when they had sung an hymn
The Hallell, used at the passover: they went out into the Mount of Olives;
Christ, and eleven of his disciples; for Judas now separated from them, and went to the chief priests to acquaint them how things were, where Jesus was going, and where they might apprehend him; (See Gill on Matthew 26:30).

Mark 14:26 In-Context

24 And he said to them, "This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many.
25 Truly, I say to you, I will not drink again of the fruit of the vine until that day when I drink it new in the kingdom of God."
26 And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.
27 And Jesus said to them, "You will all fall away, for it is written, 'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.'
28 But after I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee."

Cross References 3

  • 1. For ver. 26-31, see Matthew 26:30-35
  • 2. Luke 22:39; John 18:1
  • 3. See Matthew 21:1
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