Mark 6:26

“And the king was exceeding sory, yet for his othes sake, and for their sakes which sate with him, hee would not reiect her.”

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Other Translations

And the king was exceeding sorry; [yet] for his oath's sake, and for their sakes which sat with him, he would not reject her.
- King James Version

And although the king was very sorry, {yet} because of his oaths and because of his dinner guests, he was unwilling to refuse her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the king was exceeding sorry; but for the sake of his oaths, and of them that sat at meat, he would not reject her.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the king was very sad; but because of his oaths, and those who were with him at table, he would not say 'No' to her.
- Basic English Bible

And the king, [while] made very sorry, on account of the oaths and those lying at table with [him] would not break his word with her.
- Darby Bible

And the king was exceeding sorry: yet for his oath's sake, and for their sakes who sat with him, he would not reject her.
- Webster's Bible

Then the King, though intensely sorry, yet for the sake of his oaths, and of his guests, would not break faith with her.
- Weymouth Bible

The king was exceedingly sorry, but for the sake of his oaths, and of his dinner guests, he didn't wish to refuse her.
- World English Bible

And the kyng was sori for the ooth, and for men that saten togidere at the meete he wolde not make hir sori;
- Wycliffe Bible

And the king -- made very sorrowful -- because of the oaths and of those reclining (at meat) with him, would not put her away,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 6:26


6:26 Yet for his oath's sake, and for the sake of his guests - Herod's honour was like the conscience of the chief priests, #Matt 27:6|. To shed innocent blood wounded neither one nor the other.


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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