Mark 14:21

The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it for that man if he had never been born.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The sonne of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe to that man by whom the Sonne of man is betrayed: Good were it for that man, if he had neuer bene borne.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For the Son of Man {is to} go just as it is written of Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! {It would have been} good for that man if he had not been born."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the Son of man goeth, even as it is written of him: but woe unto that man through whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it for that man if he had not been born.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The Son of man goes, even as the Writings say of him: but cursed is that man through whom the Son of man is given up! It would have been well for that man if he had never been given birth.
- Basic English Bible

The Son of man goes indeed as it is written concerning him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is delivered up; [it were] good for that man if he had not been born.
- Darby Bible

The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written concerning him: but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it for that man if he had never been born.
- Webster's Bible

For the Son of Man is going His way as it is written about Him; but alas for the man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It had been a happy thing for that man, had he never been born."
- Weymouth Bible

For the Son of Man goes, even as it is written about him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for that man if he had not been born."
- World English Bible

And sotheli mannus sone goith, as it is writun of hym; but wo to that man, by whom mannus sone schal be bitrayed. It were good to hym, yf thilke man hadde not be borun.
- Wycliffe Bible

the Son of Man doth indeed go, as it hath been written concerning him, but wo to that man through whom the Son of Man is delivered up; good were it to him if that man had not been born.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Mark 14

  • Michael C.
    23-25 This cup which we bless, we drink in remembrance of His blood shed for our redemption. At the same time He is vowing the vow of the Nazarite, to refrain from the fruit of the vine until He "drinks it new with us in the kingdom of God." Like when Naomi told her daughter-in-law Ruth to sit still; for Boaz would not rest until he had finished the matter that day:What Jesus began He will finish!
  • BSP
    Jesus truly valued prayer and he made use of this provision in one of his hardest times.
  • Word
    Son of Man, Son is upper case S and He is CHRIST meaning CHRIST in the flesh. Its spoken in the scriptures if you will take time to get some insight of whom CHRIST is when He is spoken of.
  • Insight 777
    Verse 21, Antichrist means against Christ and that is the Son of man. Woe to the man that is betrayed by the Antichrist. The Son of man is doing the betraying, both to Judas, by turning him against Jesus because of money, and Jesus himself. Both Judas and Jesus die because of the Son of man.
  • MockingBird
    Prayer is a High privilege we have from God to approach His throne of Grace : We , I will always have to deal with the flesh : It will never conform to the will of God but only brought into subjection through power of Holy Spirit : I must learn always to discipline the flesh in all areas of my life , not only in just one area , although one area at a time : It seems that I quite often have to tell my flesh : NO ! My spirit is always ready to obey God but my flesh is weak and so therefore I control my flesh with help of Holy Spirit ,bringing it into subjection.
  • Jeremiah
    Man must pray without ceasing in order to overcome temptations,may God help us.

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