Mark 13:3

3 As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John and Andrew asked him privately,

Mark 13:3 in Other Translations

KJV
3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives over against the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately,
ESV
3 And as he sat on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter and James and John and Andrew asked him privately,
NLT
3 Later, Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives across the valley from the Temple. Peter, James, John, and Andrew came to him privately and asked him,
MSG
3 Later, as he was sitting on Mount Olives in full view of the Temple, Peter, James, John, and Andrew got him off by himself and asked,
CSB
3 While He was sitting on the Mount of Olives across from the temple complex, Peter, James, John, and Andrew asked Him privately,

Mark 13:3 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 13:3

And as he sat upon the Mount of Olives
On the east of Jerusalem:

over against the temple:
where he could have a full view of it; the eastern wall of the temple being lower than the rest; (See Gill on Matthew 24:3).

Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, asked him privately;
apart from the rest of the disciples, they being, especially the first three, his favourites, and very familiar with him.

Mark 13:3 In-Context

1 As Jesus was leaving the temple, one of his disciples said to him, “Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!”
2 “Do you see all these great buildings?” replied Jesus. “Not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.”
3 As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple, Peter, James, John and Andrew asked him privately,
4 “Tell us, when will these things happen? And what will be the sign that they are all about to be fulfilled?”
5 Jesus said to them: “Watch out that no one deceives you.

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