Mark 8:24

“And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he looked vp, and saide, I see men as trees, walking.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he looked up and said, "I see men, for I see {them} like trees, walking around."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he looked up, and said, I see men; for I behold `them' as trees, walking.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And looking up, he said, I see men; I see them like trees, walking.
- Basic English Bible

And having looked up, he said, I behold men, for I see [them], as trees, walking.
- Darby Bible

And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees walking.
- Webster's Bible

He looked up and said, "I can see the people: I see them like trees--only walking."
- Weymouth Bible

He looked up, and said, "I see men; for I see them like trees walking."
- World English Bible

And he bihelde, and seide, Y se men as trees walkynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he, having looked up, said, `I behold men, as I see trees, walking.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 8:24


8:24 I see men as trees walking - He distinguished men from trees only by their motion.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 8:24


Mr 8:24 I see men as trees, walking. Certain moving forms about him, but without the power of discerning their shape or magnitude; trees he should have accounted them from their heights, but men from their motion.

Discussion for Mark 8

  • Lilian
    Jesus has full of Compassion when he saw the crowd. What a loving Father to his children he will make sure that we are provided by bread and fishes to eat. In life a bread is his words that when we are filled by his words and obey them we have life in abundance. Jesus the only Jehovah Jireh the Provider, the Healer and Peace . Thank you Jesus for the blood you shed for us there's no one like you
  • JOERIZA
    yea, this is true we should be prepare to our souls
  • Lilian
    Jesus has appointed time to heal us and bless us. It doesnt matter if two times he heal the two eyes of a man there is a purpose. He want the man to go out to the town and spread the good news that he was healed by Jesus. Jesus wants us to receive his words for his words has life. When we chose to follow Jesus we must also obey his words we must do what he says just what he says to the blind man
  • Lucinda Palestrant
    Compassion for people in need is a lesson here in Mark 8.
    V. 36 "For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his soul?"
  • Pastor Sylvia
    Here, the Lord shows us that selfishness is not the way of His Kingdom. To re rely and depend on Him is the only way to everlasting peace and life.
  • Chinweike Iloegbunam
    What understood on the mark 8 is that when you want go for the gospel of christ, you go for it without looking back, because that you think you that if you go after christ it will spoil, but the word God is saying that you should forsake every other things and follow him because that thing you thing you loose because of following christ, you will gain it back hundred fold, therefore seek 4 Christ

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