Mark 1:30

“But Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever, and anon they tell him of her.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But Simons wiues mother lay sicke of a feuer: and anone they tell him of her.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now Simon's mother-in-law was lying sick with a fever; and immediately they *spoke to Jesus about her.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now Simon's wife's mother lay sick of a fever; and straightway they tell him of her:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now Simon's wife's mother was ill, with a burning heat; and they gave him word of her:
- Basic English Bible

And the mother-in-law of Simon lay in a fever. And straightway they speak to him about her.
- Darby Bible

But the mother of Simon's wife lay sick with a fever; and forthwith they tell him of her.
- Webster's Bible

Now Simon's mother-in-law was ill in bed with a fever, and without delay they informed Him about her.
- Weymouth Bible

Now Simon's wife's mother lay sick with a fever, and immediately they told him about her.
- World English Bible

And the modir of Symountis wijf lay sijk in fyueris; and anoon thei seien to hym of hyr.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the mother-in-law of Simon was lying fevered, and immediately they tell him about her,
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Mark 1:30

  • This shows that Peter was married. The teaching that priests should not be married is a man made tradition. It has no basis in the Bible.

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