Mark 9:33-35

33 They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, “What were you arguing about on the road?”
34 But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest.
35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”

Mark 9:33 in Other Translations

KJV
33 And he came to Capernaum: and being in the house he asked them,What was it that ye disputed among yourselves by the way?
ESV
33 And they came to Capernaum. And when he was in the house he asked them, "What were you discussing on the way?"
NLT
33 After they arrived at Capernaum and settled in a house, Jesus asked his disciples, “What were you discussing out on the road?”
MSG
33 They came to Capernaum. When he was safe at home, he asked them, "What were you discussing on the road?"
CSB
33 Then they came to Capernaum. When He was in the house, He asked them, "What were you arguing about on the way?"

Mark 9:33-35 In-Context

31 because he was teaching his disciples. He said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men. They will kill him, and after three days he will rise.”
32 But they did not understand what he meant and were afraid to ask him about it.
33 They came to Capernaum. When he was in the house, he asked them, “What were you arguing about on the road?”
34 But they kept quiet because on the way they had argued about who was the greatest.
35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”
36 He took a little child whom he placed among them. Taking the child in his arms, he said to them,
37 “Whoever welcomes one of these little children in my name welcomes me; and whoever welcomes me does not welcome me but the one who sent me.”

Cross References 4

  • 1. S Matthew 4:13
  • 2. Mark 1:29
  • 3. Luke 22:24
  • 4. Matthew 18:4; Matthew 20:26; Mark 10:43; Luke 22:26
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