Mark 6:32

32 1And they went away in 2the boat to a desolate place by themselves.

Mark 6:32 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 6:32

And they departed into a desert place
Which belonged to the city of Bethsaida, ( Luke 9:10 ) ,

by ship, privately;
over some part of the sea of Tiberias, this place lying on a more remote side of it.

Mark 6:32 In-Context

30 The apostles returned to Jesus and told him all that they had done and taught.
31 And he said to them, "Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.
32 And they went away in the boat to a desolate place by themselves.
33 Now many saw them going and recognized them, and they ran there on foot from all the towns and got there ahead of them.
34 When he went ashore he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. And he began to teach them many things.

Cross References 2

  • 1. For ver. 32-44, see Matthew 14:13-21; Luke 9:10-17; John 6:1-13; [Mark 8:2-9]
  • 2. See Mark 3:9
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