Mark 12:37

David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Dauid therefore himselfe calleth him Lord, and whence is hee then his sonne? And the common people heard him gladly.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"David himself calls Him 'Lord'; so in what sense is He his son? And the large crowd enjoyed listening to Him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

David himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he his son? And the common people heard him gladly.
- American Standard Version (1901)

David himself gives him the name of Lord; and how then is he his son? And the common people gave ear to him gladly.
- Basic English Bible

David himself [therefore] calls him Lord, and whence is he his son? And the mass of the people heard him gladly.
- Darby Bible

David therefore himself calleth him Lord, and whence is he then his son? and the common people heard him gladly.
- Webster's Bible

David himself calls Him `Lord:' how then can He be his son? And the mass of people found pleasure in listening to Jesus.
- Weymouth Bible

Therefore David himself calls him Lord, so how can he be his son?" The common people heard him gladly.
- World English Bible

Thanne Dauid hym silf clepith him lord, hou thanne is he his sone? And myche puple gladli herde hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

therefore David himself saith of him Lord, and whence is he his son?' And the great multitude were hearing him gladly,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 12:37


Mr 12:37 The common people heard him gladly. Mark adds to Matthew's account (Mt 22:41-46). Not the Pharisees, scribes, Sadducees or rulers, but the common people, of whom the Pharisees were wont to say, "This people who know not the law and are cursed" (Joh 7:49). We have many hints of the favor with which Christ was regarded by the people.

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