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Mark 6

NIRV 1 Jesus left there and went to his hometown of Nazareth. His disciples went with him. NIV 1 Jesus left there and went to his hometown, accompanied by his disciples. NIRV 2 When the Sabbath day came, he began to teach in the synagogue. Many who heard him were amazed. "Where did this man get these things?" they asked. "What's this wisdom that has been given to him? He even does miracles! NIV 2 When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. “Where did this man get these things?” they asked. “What’s this wisdom that has been given him? What are these remarkable miracles he is performing? NIRV 3 Isn't this the carpenter? Isn't this Mary's son? Isn't this the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren't his sisters here with us?" They were not pleased with him at all. NIV 3 Isn’t this the carpenter? Isn’t this Mary’s son and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas and Simon? Aren’t his sisters here with us?” And they took offense at him. NIRV 4 Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not honored in his hometown. He doesn't receive any honor among his relatives. And he doesn't receive any in his own home." NIV 4 Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his own town, among his relatives and in his own home.” NIRV 5 Jesus laid his hands on a few sick people and healed them. But he could not do any other miracles there. NIV 5 He could not do any miracles there, except lay his hands on a few sick people and heal them. NIRV 6 He was amazed because they had no faith. Jesus went around teaching from village to village. NIV 6 He was amazed at their lack of faith. Then Jesus went around teaching from village to village. NIRV 7 He called the Twelve to him. Then he sent them out two by two. He gave them authority to drive out evil spirits. NIV 7 Calling the Twelve to him, he began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over impure spirits. NIRV 8 Here were his orders. "Take only a walking stick for your trip. Do not take bread or a bag. Take no money in your belts. NIV 8 These were his instructions: “Take nothing for the journey except a staff—no bread, no bag, no money in your belts. NIRV 9 Wear sandals. But do not take extra clothes. NIV 9 Wear sandals but not an extra shirt. NIRV 10 When you are invited into a house, stay there until you leave town. NIV 10 Whenever you enter a house, stay there until you leave that town. NIRV 11 Some places may not welcome you or listen to you. If they don't, shake the dust off your feet when you leave. That will be a witness against the people living there." NIV 11 And if any place will not welcome you or listen to you, leave that place and shake the dust off your feet as a testimony against them.” NIRV 12 They went out. And they preached that people should turn away from their sins. NIV 12 They went out and preached that people should repent. NIRV 13 They drove out many demons. They poured olive oil on many sick people and healed them. NIV 13 They drove out many demons and anointed many sick people with oil and healed them. NIRV 14 King Herod heard about this. Jesus' name had become well known. Some were saying, "John the Baptist has been raised from the dead! That is why he has the power to do miracles." NIV 14 King Herod heard about this, for Jesus’ name had become well known. Some were saying, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him.” NIRV 15 Others said, "He is Elijah." Still others claimed, "He is a prophet. He is like one of the prophets of long ago." NIV 15 Others said, “He is Elijah.” And still others claimed, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of long ago.” NIRV 16 But when Herod heard this, he said, "I had John's head cut off. And now he has been raised from the dead!" NIV 16 But when Herod heard this, he said, “John, whom I beheaded, has been raised from the dead!” NIRV 17 In fact, it was Herod himself who had given orders to arrest John. He had him tied up and put in prison. He did this because of Herodias. She was the wife of Herod's brother Philip. But now Herod was married to her. NIV 17 For Herod himself had given orders to have John arrested, and he had him bound and put in prison. He did this because of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife, whom he had married. NIRV 18 John had been saying to Herod, "It is against the Law for you to have your brother's wife." NIV 18 For John had been saying to Herod, “It is not lawful for you to have your brother’s wife.” NIRV 19 Herodias held that against John. She wanted to kill him. But she could not, NIV 19 So Herodias nursed a grudge against John and wanted to kill him. But she was not able to, NIRV 20 because Herod was afraid of John. So he kept John safe. Herod knew John was a holy man who did what was right. When Herod heard him, he was very puzzled. But he liked to listen to him. NIV 20 because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard John, he was greatly puzzled ; yet he liked to listen to him. NIRV 21 Finally the right time came. Herod gave a big dinner on his birthday. He invited his high officials and military leaders. He also invited the most important men in Galilee. NIV 21 Finally the opportune time came. On his birthday Herod gave a banquet for his high officials and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee. NIRV 22 Then the daughter of Herodias came in and danced. She pleased Herod and his dinner guests. The king said to the girl, "Ask me for anything you want. I'll give it to you." NIV 22 When the daughter of Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his dinner guests. The king said to the girl, “Ask me for anything you want, and I’ll give it to you.” NIRV 23 And he promised her with an oath, "Anything you ask for I will give you. I'll give you up to half of my kingdom." NIV 23 And he promised her with an oath, “Whatever you ask I will give you, up to half my kingdom.” NIRV 24 She went out and said to her mother, "What should I ask for?" "The head of John the Baptist," she answered. NIV 24 She went out and said to her mother, “What shall I ask for?” “The head of John the Baptist,” she answered. NIRV 25 At once the girl hurried to ask the king. She said, "I want you to give me the head of John the Baptist on a big plate right now." NIV 25 At once the girl hurried in to the king with the request: “I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter.” NIRV 26 The king was very upset. But he thought of his promise and his dinner guests. So he did not want to say no to the girl. NIV 26 The king was greatly distressed, but because of his oaths and his dinner guests, he did not want to refuse her. NIRV 27 He sent a man right away to bring John's head. The man went to the prison and cut off John's head. NIV 27 So he immediately sent an executioner with orders to bring John’s head. The man went, beheaded John in the prison, NIRV 28 He brought it back on a big plate. He gave it to the girl, and she gave it to her mother. NIV 28 and brought back his head on a platter. He presented it to the girl, and she gave it to her mother. NIRV 29 John's disciples heard about this. So they came and took his body. Then they placed it in a tomb. NIV 29 On hearing of this, John’s disciples came and took his body and laid it in a tomb. NIRV 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus. They told him all they had done and taught. NIV 30 The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. NIRV 31 But many people were coming and going. So they did not even have a chance to eat. Then Jesus said to his apostles, "Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place. You need to get some rest." NIV 31 Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” NIRV 32 So they went away by themselves in a boat to a quiet place. NIV 32 So they went away by themselves in a boat to a solitary place. NIRV 33 But many people who saw them leaving recognized them. They ran from all the towns and got there ahead of them. NIV 33 But many who saw them leaving recognized them and ran on foot from all the towns and got there ahead of them. NIRV 34 When Jesus came ashore, he saw a large crowd. He felt deep concern for them. They were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. NIV 34 When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things. NIRV 35 By that time it was late in the day. His disciples came to him. "There is nothing here," they said. "It's already very late. NIV 35 By this time it was late in the day, so his disciples came to him. “This is a remote place,” they said, “and it’s already very late. NIRV 36 Send the people away. They can go and buy something to eat in the nearby countryside and villages." NIV 36 Send the people away so that they can go to the surrounding countryside and villages and buy themselves something to eat.” NIRV 37 But Jesus answered, "You give them something to eat." They said to him, "That would take eight months of a person's pay! Should we go and spend that much on bread? Are we supposed to feed them?" NIV 37 But he answered, “You give them something to eat.”They said to him, “That would take more than half a year’s wages ! Are we to go and spend that much on bread and give it to them to eat?” NIRV 38 "How many loaves do you have?" Jesus asked. "Go and see." When they found out, they said, "Five loaves and two fish." NIV 38 “How many loaves do you have?” he asked. “Go and see.”When they found out, they said, “Five—and two fish.” NIRV 39 Then Jesus directed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass. NIV 39 Then Jesus directed them to have all the people sit down in groups on the green grass. NIRV 40 So they sat down in groups of 100s and 50s. NIV 40 So they sat down in groups of hundreds and fifties. NIRV 41 Jesus took the five loaves and the two fish. He looked up to heaven and gave thanks. He broke the loaves into pieces. Then he gave them to his disciples to set in front of the people. He also divided the two fish among them all. NIV 41 Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves. Then he gave them to his disciples to distribute to the people. He also divided the two fish among them all. NIRV 42 All of them ate and were satisfied. NIV 42 They all ate and were satisfied, NIRV 43 The disciples picked up 12 baskets of broken pieces of bread and fish. NIV 43 and the disciples picked up twelve basketfuls of broken pieces of bread and fish. NIRV 44 The number of men who had eaten was 5,000. NIV 44 The number of the men who had eaten was five thousand. NIRV 45 Right away Jesus made his disciples get into the boat. He had them go on ahead of him to Bethsaida. Then he sent the crowd away. NIV 45 Immediately Jesus made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. NIRV 46 After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. NIV 46 After leaving them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. NIRV 47 When evening came, the boat was in the middle of the Sea of Galilee. Jesus was alone on land. NIV 47 Later that night, the boat was in the middle of the lake, and he was alone on land. NIRV 48 He saw the disciples pulling hard on the oars. The wind was blowing against them. Early in the morning, he went out to them. He walked on the lake. When he was about to pass by them, NIV 48 He saw the disciples straining at the oars, because the wind was against them. Shortly before dawn he went out to them, walking on the lake. He was about to pass by them, NIRV 49 they saw him walking on the lake. They thought he was a ghost. They cried out. NIV 49 but when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out, NIRV 50 They all saw him and were terrified. Right away he said to them, "Be brave! It is I. Don't be afraid." NIV 50 because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” NIRV 51 Then he climbed into the boat with them. The wind died down. And they were completely amazed. NIV 51 Then he climbed into the boat with them, and the wind died down. They were completely amazed, NIRV 52 They had not understood about the loaves. They were stubborn. NIV 52 for they had not understood about the loaves; their hearts were hardened. NIRV 53 They crossed over the lake and landed at Gennesaret. There they tied up the boat. NIV 53 When they had crossed over, they landed at Gennesaret and anchored there. NIRV 54 As soon as Jesus and his disciples got out, people recognized him. NIV 54 As soon as they got out of the boat, people recognized Jesus. NIRV 55 They ran through that whole area to bring to him those who were sick. They carried them on mats to where they heard he was. NIV 55 They ran throughout that whole region and carried the sick on mats to wherever they heard he was. NIRV 56 He went into the villages, the towns and the countryside. Everywhere he went, the people brought the sick to the market places. Those who were sick begged him to let them touch just the edge of his clothes. And all who touched him were healed. NIV 56 And wherever he went—into villages, towns or countryside—they placed the sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch even the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.

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