John 6:15

“ When Iesus therefore perceiued that they would come and take him by force, to make him a King, hee departed againe into a mountaine, himselfe alone.”

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Other Translations

When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed again into a mountain himself alone.
- King James Version

So Jesus, perceiving that they were intending to come and take Him by force to make Him king, withdrew again to the mountain by Himself alone.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Jesus therefore perceiving that they were about to come and take him by force, to make him king, withdrew again into the mountain himself alone.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now when Jesus saw that the people were about to come and take him by force to make him a king, he went away again up the mountain by himself.
- Basic English Bible

Jesus therefore knowing that they were going to come and seize him, that they might make [him] king, departed again to the mountain himself alone.
- Darby Bible

When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed again to a mountain himself alone.
- Webster's Bible

Perceiving, however, that they were about to come and carry Him off by force to make Him a king, Jesus withdrew again up the hill alone by Himself.
- Weymouth Bible

Jesus therefore, perceiving that they were about to come and take him by force, to make him king, withdrew again to the mountain by himself.
- World English Bible

And whanne Jhesus hadde knowun, that thei weren to come to take hym, and make hym kyng, he fleiy `aloone eft in to an hille.
- Wycliffe Bible

Jesus, therefore, having known that they are about to come, and to take him by force that they may make him king, retired again to the mountain himself alone.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 6:15


6:15 He retired to the mountain alone - Having ordered his disciples to cross over the lake.


People's Bible Notes for John 6:15


Joh 6:15 Perceived that they would come . . . to make him a king. Convinced that he was Christ, they sought to proclaim him king, to raise his standard, and establish his government. To escape their well meant efforts Jesus retired to a mountain alone. We learn elsewhere that he went to pray (Mt 14:23 Mr 6:46).

Discussion for John 6

  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:48 I am that bread of life 6:49 your fathers did eat manna in the wilderness and are dead 6:50 this is the bread which cometh down from heaven that a man may eat thereof and not die 6:51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven if any man eat of this bread he shall live forever and the bread that I will give is --- MY FLESH --- which I will give for the life of the world
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:53 then said JESUS unto them verily verily I say unto you except you eat the flesh of THE SON OF MAN and drink HIS blood you have no life in you 6:54 whoso eateth MY flesh and drinketh MY blood hath eternal life and I will raise him up the last day 6:55 for MY flesh is meat indeed and MY blood is drink indeed 6:56 he that eateth MY flesh and drinketh MY blood dwelleth in ME and I in him
  • Teri
    1 cor 13 for now we see through a glass darkly, one day we will see clearly and begin to understand..
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN6:68THEN SIMON PETER ANSWERED HIM LORD TO WHOM SHALL WE GO THOU HAST THE WORDS OF ETERNAL LIFE JOHN10:28AND I GIVE UNTO THEM ETERNAL LIFE AND THEY SHALL NEVER PERISH NEITHER SHALL ANY MAN PLUCK THEM OUT OF MY HANDS TITUS 3:7 that being justified by HIS grace we should be made heirs according to the HOPE of eternal life PSALM 71:5 for thou art my HOPE O LORD GOD thou art my trust from my youth
  • Obbie Beal
    1-71 above, we again see Jesus is focused on preparing the 'WAY' for you and I to secure
    Eternal-Life through HIM.
  • Steve morrow
    JOHN 6:63 IT IS THE SPIRIT THAT QUICKENETH THE FLESH PROFITETH NOTHING THE WORDS THAT I SPEAK UNTO YOU THEY ARE SPIRIT AND THEY ARE LIFE GALATIANS 6:8 FOR HE THAT SOWETH TO HIS FLESH SHALL OF THE FLESH REAP CORRUPTION BUT HE THAT SOWETH TO THE SPIRIT SHALL OF THE SPIRIT REAP LIFE EVERLASTING

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