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Mark 14:27

Jesus Predicts Peter’s Denial

27 “You will all fall away,” Jesus told them, “for it is written: “ ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.’a

Read Mark 14:27 Using Other Translations

And Jesus saith unto them,All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered.
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.'
On the way, Jesus told them, “All of you will desert me. For the Scriptures say, ‘God will strike the Shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.’

What does Mark 14:27 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 14:27

And Jesus saith unto them
As they were going to the Mount of Olives. The Persic version reads, in this place; meaning the Mount of Olives, having got thither: all ye shall be offended because of me this night;
(See Gill on Matthew 26:31); for it is written
in ( Zechariah 13:7 ) , I will smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered:
Christ is meant by the shepherd, and the apostles by the sheep. The Syriac version reads, "his sheep".

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