Miscellaneous. You can find the best commentary on Mark for you using the tools on the right side. Mark 9 Commentary. This is a study guide commentary, which means that you are responsible for your own interpretation of the Bible. No man also seweth a piece of new cloth, The traditions of the elders are meant, particularly concerning eating and drinking, and fasting, things before spoken of; and which occasioned this parable, and which were new things in comparison of the commands of God: some of them were of very short standing, devised in, that age; and most, if not all of them, were since the times of Ezra. Mark 6 Commentary. Among us these would all be considered as marks of violent derangement or madness. Mark 9:37; Matthew 10:42. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. There He was transfigured before the three. Mark 11 Commentary. Words in boxes are from the Bible. Mark 15 Commentary. He foameth - At the mouth, like a mad animal. 17:1-8 and Luke 9:28-36. —The question, asked as if to bring into strong relief the chronic, and therefore seemingly hopeless, character of the possession, is peculiar to this Gospel, as is the circumstantial account of … Had he been delivered into the hands of devils, and they had done this, it had not been so strange; but that men should thus shamefully treat the Son of man, who came to redeem and save them, is wonderful. 18 And wheresoever he taketh him, he teareth him: and he foameth, and gnasheth with his teeth, and pineth away: and I spake to thy disciples that they should cast him out; and they could not. Six to eight days later, Jesus went up into a high mountain to pray, taking Peter, James, and John with Him and leaving His other nine disciples behind. since this evil spirit entered into him, and these disorders have attended him? This was the effect of the violence of his struggles, and perhaps of the want of food. 21 Jesus asked the boy’s father, “How long has he been like this?”“From childhood,” he answered. Mark 9:21 Context. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Mark 9:2-9 EXEGESIS: MARK CHAPTERS 8-9. And he said, Of a child. Mark 13 Commentary. 19 He answereth him, and saith, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? THE CONTEXT The story of the transfiguration is located almost exactly at the mid-point of this Gospel. Along with Peter's confession (8:29), the Transfiguration is the turning point of Jesus' ministry. The boy was still young, as the Greek word translated "child" in Mark 9:24 implies, but the sense is that the affliction had lasted many months or years. Hilda Bright. And pineth away - Becomes thin, haggard, and emaciated. Mark 9:21-22. Mark 4 Commentary. And he asked his father, how long is it ago since this came unto him? Mark 7 Commentary. , How long time is it since this hath come unto him? Mark 2 Commentary. Until now, Jesus has been teaching and healing. Verse 42 [42] And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea. Mark’s Good News. and he said of a child; or "from his infancy"; so that it was not for any actual sin that he had committed, that this sore affiction came upon him; and yet he could not be without sin, since it was not agreeable to the justice, mercy, and goodness of God, to afflict, or suffer to be afflicted, one that is innocent; and therefore must be tainted with original sin, which is the source and spring of all afflictions, calamities and judgments. Proud member And he said, Of a child. And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this came to him? A. All rights reserved. Christ interrupts the father's appeal to ask about the duration of the child's affliction. An EasyEnglish Bible Version and Commentary (2800 word vocabulary) on Mark’s Gospel. A word list at the end explains words with a *star by them. Mark 5 Commentary. Mark 9:2-8 is paralleled in Matt. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers (21) And he asked his father. And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this came unto him? Mark 9:21 - And He asked his father, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible. But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.” 23 “ ‘If you can’?” said Jesus. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Mark 3 Commentary. Mark 14 Commentary. And ofttimes it hath cast him into the fire, and into the waters, to destroy him: but if thou canst do any thing, have compassion on us, and help us. Mark 8 Commentary. And he said, Of a child. www.easyenglish.bible. ... 9:21 There are several accounts in the Gospels of demon possession of children. This commentary has been through Advanced Checking.. Mark 1 Commentary. Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. since this evil spirit entered into him, and these disorders have attended him? since this evil spirit entered into him, and these disorders have attended him? Commentaries on Mark. Mark 10 Commentary. of how long is it ago since this came unto him? Mark 16 Commentary. how long shall I suffer you? He teareth him - He rends, distracts, or throws him into convulsions. As he lay rolling about in this miserable condition, that the length and stubbornness of his disorder might be known, and so the cure the more remarkable, and appear the more expressive of his divine power and goodness: how long is it ago since this came unto him? Commentary on Mark 9:30-40 (Read Mark 9:30-40) The time of Christ's suffering drew nigh. 22 “It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. Jesus walked with His disciples from Bethsaida to the neighborhood of Caesarea Philippi. Salem Media Group. Compiled & Edited by BST & Crosswalk Staff, Compiled & Edited by BibleStudyTools Staff, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. Mark 12 Commentary. Mark 9:21-22. Mark 2:21. and he said of a child; or "from his infancy"; so that it was not for any actual sin that he had committed, that this sore affiction came upon him; and yet he could not be without sin, since it was not agreeable to the justice, mercy, and goodness of God, to afflict, or suffer to be afflicted, one that is innocent; and therefore must be tainted with original sin, which is the source and spring of all afflictions, calamities and judgments. And he asked his father, How long is it ago since this came unto him? A list of the best commentaries on Mark ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers. And he asked his father As he lay rolling about in this miserable condition, that the length and stubbornness of his disorder might be known, and so the cure the more remarkable, and appear the more expressive of his divine power and goodness: how long is it ago since this came unto him? We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. bring him unto me. The man answers, "From childhood," that is, since he had been a small child.