Mark 9:1

The Way of the Cross

1 And he said to them, “Truly I tell you, some who are standing here will not taste death before they see that the kingdom of God has come with power.”

Read Mark 9:1 Using Other Translations

And he said unto them,Verily I say unto you, That there be some of them that stand here, which shall not taste of death, till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power.
And he said to them, "Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power."
Jesus went on to say, “I tell you the truth, some standing here right now will not die before they see the Kingdom of God arrive in great power!”

What does Mark 9:1 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Mark 9:1

And he said unto them
Both to his disciples, and the multitude,

verily I say unto you, there be some of them that stand here;
that were then living, and upon the spot,

which shall not taste of death,
or die,

till they have seen the kingdom of God come with power.
When Jesus was declared both Lord and Christ, by the wonderful effusion of the Holy Spirit; the Gospel spread in the world both among Jews and Gentiles, in spite of all opposition, under the power and influence of the grace of God, to the conversion of thousands of souls; and that branch of Christ's regal power exerted in the destruction of the Jewish nation; (See Gill on Matthew 16:28). This verse properly belongs to the foregoing chapter, to which it is placed in the Vulgate Latin version; and so it concludes one in Matthew, and ought not to begin a new chapter.

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