Mark 6

Rejected at Nazareth

And he went out from there and came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him.
And when
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle (“came”)
the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
were amazed, saying, “Where did this man get these things? And what is this wisdom that has been granted to this man, and the miracles such as these performed through his hands?
Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? And are not his sisters here with us?” And they were offended by him. And Jesus said to them, “A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown, and among his relatives, and in his own household.” And he was not able to do any miracle in that place except to lay his
Literally “the”; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
hands on a few sick people and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“lay”) has been translated as a finite verb
heal them.
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
And he was astonished because of their unbelief.

The Twelve Commissioned and Sent Out

And he was going around among the villages teaching.
And he summoned the twelve and began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits. And he commanded them that they take along nothing for the journey except only a staff—no bread, no traveler’s bag, no money in their
Literally “the”; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
belts—
but to put on sandals and not to wear two tunics. 10 And he said to them, “Whenever you enter into a house, stay there until you depart from there. 11 And whatever place does not welcome you or listen to you, as you
Here “ as” is supplied as a component of the participle (“go out”) which is understood as temporal
go out from there, shake off the dust that is on your feet for a testimony against them.”
12 And they went out and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“went out”) has been translated as a finite verb
proclaimed that people
Here “ people” is supplied as the subject because a third-person pronoun (“they”) would be ambiguous
should repent.
13 And they were expelling many demons and anointing many sick people with olive oil and healing them.
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation


14 

Herod Kills John the Baptist

And King Herod heard it
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
because his name had become known. And they were saying, “John, the one who baptizes, has been raised from the dead, and because of this these miraculous powers are at work in him.”
15 But others were saying, “He is Elijah,” and others were saying, “He is a prophet like one of the prophets.” 16 But when
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“heard”) which is understood as temporal
Herod heard it,
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
he said, “John whom I beheaded—this one has been raised!”
17 For Herod himself had sent and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“had sent”) has been translated as a finite verb
arrested John and bound him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of Philip his brother, because he had married her.
18 For John had been saying to Herod, “It is not permitted for you to have your brother’s wife.” 19 So Herodias held a grudge against him and was wanting to kill him, and was not able to do so. 20 For Herod was afraid of John, because he
Here “ because” is supplied as a component of the participle (“knew”) which is understood as causal
knew him to be a righteous and holy man and protected him. And when he
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the participles (“came in” and “danced”) which are understood as temporal
listened to him, he was greatly perplexed, and yet he listened to him gladly.
21 And a suitable day came when Herod, on his birthday, gave a banquet for his courtiers and military tribunes and the most prominent men of Galilee. 22 And when
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle (“came in”)
the daughter of Herodias herself
In place of “the daughter of Herodias herself” some manuscripts have “his daughter Herodias”
came in and danced and pleased
Some manuscripts have “danced, she pleased”
Herod and ˻his dinner guests˼,
Literally “those reclining at table with  him
the king said to the girl, “Ask me for whatever you want, and I will give it
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
to you.”
23 And he swore to her,
Some manuscripts add “at length”
“Anything whatever you ask me for I will give you, up to half my kingdom!”
24 And she went out and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“went out”) has been translated as a finite verb
said to her mother, “What should I ask for?” And she said, “The head of John the baptizer.”
25 And she came in immediately with haste to the king and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“came in”) has been translated as a finite verb
asked, saying, “I want you to give me the head of John the Baptist on a platter immediately.”
26 And although he
Here “ although” is supplied as a component of the participle (“was”) which is understood as concessive
was deeply grieved, the king, because of his
Literally “the”; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
oaths and ˻dinner guests˼,
Literally “those who were reclining at table”
did not want to refuse her.
27 And immediately the king sent an executioner and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“sent”) has been translated as a finite verb
ordered him
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
to bring his head. And he went and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“went”) has been translated as a finite verb
beheaded him in the prison.
28 And he brought his head on a platter and gave it to the girl, and the girl gave it to her mother. 29 And when
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“heard”) which is understood as temporal
his disciples heard this,
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
they came and took away his corpse and placed it in a tomb.

30 

The Feeding of Five Thousand

And the apostles regathered to Jesus and reported to him everything that they had done and that they had taught.
31 And he said to them, “You yourselves come privately to an isolated place and rest for a short time.” For those who were coming and going were many, and they did not even have time to eat. 32 And they went away in the boat to an isolated place by themselves. 33 And many people saw them leaving and recognized them,
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
and ran there together by land from all the towns, and arrived ahead of them.
34 And getting out of the boat
The words “ of the boat” are not in the Greek text but are implied by this verb, which refers to disembarking from a boat or ship
he saw the large crowd and had compassion on them, because they were like sheep ˻without˼
Literally “not having”
a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things.
35 And the hour had already become late when
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“came up”) which is understood as temporal
his disciples came up to him, saying, “The place is desolate and the hour is already late.
36 Send them away so that they can go into the surrounding farms and villages and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“go”) has been translated as a finite verb
purchase something to eat for themselves.”
37 But he answered and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“answered”) has been translated as a finite verb
said to them, “You give them something
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
to eat.” And they said to him, “Should we go and
Here “ and” is supplied because the previous participle (“go”) has been translated as a finite verb
purchase bread for two hundred denarii and give it
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
to them to eat?”
38 And he said to them, “How many loaves do you have? Go look!” And when they
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“found out”) which is understood as temporal
found out, they said, “Five, and two fish.”
39 And he ordered them all to recline in groups on the green grass. 40 And they reclined in groups, by hundreds and by fifties. 41 And taking the five loaves and the two fish and
Here “ and” is supplied in the translation because of English style
looking up to heaven, he gave thanks and broke the loaves and gave them
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
to his disciples so that they could set them
Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
before them. And he distributed the two fish to them all.
42 And they all ate and were satisfied. 43 And they picked up the broken pieces, twelve baskets full, and of the fish. 44 And those who ate the loaves were five thousand men.

45 

Jesus Walks on the Water

And immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he himself dismissed the crowd.
46 And after he
Here “ after” is supplied as a component of the participle (“went away”) which is understood as temporal
had said farewell to them, he went away to the mountain to pray.
47 And when
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the temporal genitive absolute participle (“came”)
evening came, the boat was in the middle of the sea and he was alone on the land.
48 And he saw them being beaten in their rowing
Or “being held up in their progress”
because the wind was against them. Around the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea, and he was wanting to pass by them.
49 But when
Here “ when” is supplied as a component of the participle (“saw”) which is understood as temporal
they saw him walking on the sea, they thought that it was a ghost, and they cried out.
50 For they all saw him and were terrified. But immediately he spoke with them and said to them, “Have courage, I am he! Do not be afraid!” 51 And he went up with them into the boat, and the wind abated. And ˻they were extraordinarily˼
Literally “exceedingly extremely”
astounded within themselves,
52 because they did not understand concerning the loaves, but their hearts were hardened.

53 

Many Healed at Gennesaret

And after they
Here “ after” is supplied as a component of the participle (“had crossed over”) which is understood as temporal
had crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret and anchored there.
54 And as they were getting out of the boat, people
Here “ people” is supplied as the subject of the verb because the third person pronoun “they” could be confused with the disciples getting out of the boat earlier in this verse
recognized him immediately.
55 They ran about through that whole region and began to carry around those ˻who were sick˼
Literally “who were having badly”
on stretchers, wherever they heard that he was.
56 And wherever he would go, into villages or into towns or to farms, they would put those who were sick in the marketplaces and would implore him that if they could touch even the edge of his cloak. And all those who touched it were healed.

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