Mark 6:21

“And when a conuenient day was come, that Herod on his birth day made a supper to his lords, high captaines, and chiefe estates of Galilee:”

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Other Translations

And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief [estates] of Galilee;
- King James Version

A strategic day came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his lords and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the chance came when Herod on his birthday gave a feast to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;
- Basic English Bible

And a holiday being come, when Herod, on his birthday, made a supper to his grandees, and to the chiliarchs, and the chief [men] of Galilee;
- Darby Bible

And when a convenient day had come, that Herod on his birth-day made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief men of Galilee;
- Webster's Bible

At length Herodias found her opportunity. Herod on his birthday gave a banquet to the nobles of his court and to the tribunes and the principal people in Galilee,
- Weymouth Bible

Then a convenient day came, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee.
- World English Bible

And whanne a couenable dai was fallun, Eroude in his birthdai made a soper to the princis, and tribunes, and to the grettest of Galilee.
- Wycliffe Bible

And a seasonable day having come, when Herod on his birthday was making a supper to his great men, and to the chiefs of thousands, and to the first men of Galilee,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 6:21


6:21 A convenient day - Convenient for her purpose. His lords, captains, and principal men of Galilee - The great men of the court, the army, and the province.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 6:21


Mr 6:21 When a convenient day was come. For the execution of the plans of the vengeful woman.

Discussion for Mark 6

  • Zann
    Mark 6:48, In the world, God, watches over us. and He knows when we are 'toiling in rowing'. He knows when the circumstances Wind are contrary to us. But God wants us to have faith. and God will walk to us.. but we must have faith and be mindful to not look elsewhere but only to God, with prayer..
  • Vanessa
    Christ not only fed the lost sheep but he fed their souls first, he used little, we need to remember waste not want not for how many suffer in hunger in all the nations. we have people waste on foolish items more worried about their looks then those in need. If God blessed you then he trusted you to use it for his purpose. Christ sent his apostle out with nothing imagine that today. God Bless
  • Obbie Beal
    50 For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he talked with them, and saith unto them, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid. (how quickly we will resort to 'fear' when faced with unexpected unknown explainable circumstances in /of life; we humans are so fragile mentality /spiritually as then also in 2019; BUT we are reminded by Jesus to BE OF GOOD CHEER at /in those moments.
  • Stan jett
    3
    Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.
    I would like to have a footstool that he made. I'm sure he made great wood works. Er, He also made the world and all that is in it.
  • Obbie Beal
    34 And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd. (2018, the world is the same as then; every ...
  • BSP
    Verse 34~Jesus had deep concern and compassion for the people. We can be sure that he still has that same concern and love for people today.

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