Mark 14:51

“And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold on him:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Mark 14:51

And there followed him a certaine yong man, hauing a linnen cloth cast about his naked body, and the yong men laid hold on him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A young man was following Him, wearing {nothing but} a linen sheet over {his} naked {body;} and they *seized him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And a certain young man followed with him, having a linen cloth cast about him, over `his' naked `body': and they lay hold on him;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a certain young man went after him, with only a linen cloth about his body; and they put their hands on him;
- Basic English Bible

And a certain young man followed him with a linen cloth cast about his naked [body]; and [the young men] seize him;
- Darby Bible

And there followed him a certain young man, having a linen cloth cast about his naked body; and the young men laid hold on him.
- Webster's Bible

One youth indeed did follow Him, wearing only a linen cloth round his bare body. Of him they laid hold,
- Weymouth Bible

A certain young man followed him, having a linen cloth thrown around himself, over his naked body. The young men grabbed him,
- World English Bible

But a yong man, clothid with lynnun cloth on the bare, suede hym; and thei helden hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and a certain young man was following him, having put a linen cloth about [his] naked body, and the young men lay hold on him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Mark 14:51

Wesley's Notes for Mark 14:51


14:51 A young man - It does not appear, that he was one of Christ's disciples. Probably hearing an unusual noise, he started up out of his bed, not far from the garden, and ran out with only the sheet about him, to see what was the matter. And the young men laid hold on him - Who was only suspected to be Christ's disciple: but could not touch them who really were so.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 14:51


Mr 14:51,52 And there followed him, etc. Verses 51 and 52 are peculiar to Mark. A certain young man. Some have supposed him to be Mark. This is only conjecture. The incident may have been introduced to show the rudeness of the assailants and to emphasize the escape of all the disciples from so wanton an attack. A linen cloth. A night robe.

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