Mark 13:5

5 Jesus said to them: “Watch out that no one deceives you.

Mark 13:5 in Other Translations

5 And Jesus answering them began to say,Take heed lest any man deceive you:
5 And Jesus began to say to them, "See that no one leads you astray.
5 Jesus replied, “Don’t let anyone mislead you,
5 Jesus began, "Watch out for doomsday deceivers.
5 Then Jesus began by telling them: "Watch out that no one deceives you.

Mark 13:5 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 13:5

And Jesus answering them
His four disciples, Peter, John, James, and Andrew: "began to say"; or "said", a way of speaking frequent with this evangelist:

take heed lest any man deceive you; (See Gill on Matthew 24:4).

Mark 13:5 In-Context

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.
6 Many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am he,’ and will deceive many.
7 When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come.

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Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 22; Jeremiah 29:8; Ephesians 5:6; 2Th 2:3,10-12; 1 Timothy 4:1; 2 Timothy 3:13; 1 John 4:6
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