Mark 12:35

Whose Son Is the Messiah?

35 While Jesus was teaching in the temple courts, he asked, “Why do the teachers of the law say that the Messiah is the son of David?

Mark 12:35 in Other Translations

KJV
35 And Jesus answered and said, while he taught in the temple,How say the scribes that Christ is the Son of David?
ESV
35 And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, "How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David?
NLT
35 Later, as Jesus was teaching the people in the Temple, he asked, “Why do the teachers of religious law claim that the Messiah is the son of David?
MSG
35 While he was teaching in the Temple, Jesus asked, "How is it that the religion scholars say that the Messiah is David's 'son,'
CSB
35 So Jesus asked this question as He taught in the temple complex, "How can the scribes say that the Messiah is the Son of David?

Mark 12:35 In-Context

33 To love him with all your heart, with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
34 When Jesus saw that he had answered wisely, he said to him, “You are not far from the kingdom of God.” And from then on no one dared ask him any more questions.
35 While Jesus was teaching in the temple courts, he asked, “Why do the teachers of the law say that the Messiah is the son of David?
36 David himself, speaking by the Holy Spirit, declared: “ ‘The Lord said to my Lord:“Sit at my right handuntil I put your enemiesunder your feet.” ’
37 David himself calls him ‘Lord.’ How then can he be his son?”The large crowd listened to him with delight.

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