Mark 6:8

“And commanded them that they should take nothing for their iourney, saue a staffe onely: no scrip, no bread, no money in their purse:”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

And commanded them that they should take nothing for [their] journey, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in [their] purse:
- King James Version

and He instructed them that they should take nothing for {their} journey, except a mere staff--no bread, no bag, no money in their belt--
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and he charged them that they should take nothing for `their' journey, save a staff only; no bread, no wallet, now money in their purse;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said that they were to take nothing for their journey, but a stick only; no bread, no bag, no money in their pockets;
- Basic English Bible

and he commanded them that they should take nothing for the way, save a staff only; no scrip, no bread, no money in their belt;
- Darby Bible

And commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, save a staff only; no bag, no bread, no money in their purse:
- Webster's Bible

He charged them to take nothing for the journey except a stick; no bread, no bag, and not a penny in their pockets,
- Weymouth Bible

He commanded them that they should take nothing for their journey, except a staff only: no bread, no wallet, no money in their purse,
- World English Bible

and comaundide hem, that thei schulde not take ony thing in the weie, but a yerde oneli, not a scrippe, ne breed, nether money in the girdil,
- Wycliffe Bible

and he commanded them that they may take nothing for the way, except a staff only -- no scrip, no bread, no brass in the girdle,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 6:8


6:8 He commanded them to take nothing for their journey - That they might be always unincumbered, free, ready for motion. Save a staff only - He that had one might take it; but he that had not was not to provide one, #Matt 10:9|. #Lu 9:3|.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 6:8


Mr 6:8 Save a staff only. Only the staff that each had already. Matthew forbids a supply for future use (Mat 10:9-11).

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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