Mark 6:48

“And he saw them toiling in rowing (for the wind was contrary vnto them:) and about the fourth watch of the night, he commeth vnto them, walking vpon the Sea, and would haue passed by them.”

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Other Translations

And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.
- King James Version

Seeing them straining at the oars, for the wind was against them, at about the fourth watch of the night He *came to them, walking on the sea; and He intended to pass by them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary unto them, about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking on the sea; and he would have passed by them:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And seeing that they had trouble in getting their boat through the water, because the wind was against them, about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea; and he would have gone past them;
- Basic English Bible

And seeing them labouring in rowing, for the wind was contrary to them, about the fourth watch of the night he comes to them walking on the sea, and would have passed them by.
- Darby Bible

And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary to them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh to them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.
- Webster's Bible

But when He saw them distressed with rowing (for the wind was against them), towards morning He came towards them walking on the Lake, as if intending to pass them.
- Weymouth Bible

Seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary to them, about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea, and he would have passed by them,
- World English Bible

and he say hem trauelynge in rowyng; for the wynde was contrarie to hem. And aboute the fourthe wakynge of the nyyt, he wandride on the see, and cam to hem, and wolde passe hem.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he saw them harassed in the rowing, for the wind was against them, and about the fourth watch of the night he doth come to them walking on the sea, and wished to pass by them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 6:48


6:48 And he saw them - For the darkness could veil nothing from him. And would have passed by them - That is, walked, as if he was passing by.


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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