Mark 14:57

“And there arose certain, and bare false witness against him, saying,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Mark 14:57

And there arose certaine, and bare false witnesse against him, saying,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Some stood up and {began} to give false testimony against Him, saying,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there stood up certain, and bare false witness against him, saying,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then some got up and gave false witness against him, saying,
- Basic English Bible

And certain persons rose up and bore false witness against him, saying,
- Darby Bible

And there arose certain, and bore false testimony against him, saying,
- Webster's Bible

Then some came forward as witnesses and falsely declared,
- Weymouth Bible

Some stood up, and gave false testimony against him, saying,
- World English Bible

And summe risen vp, and baren fals witnessyng ayens hym,
- Wycliffe Bible

And certain having risen up, were bearing false testimony against him, saying --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Mark 14:57

Wesley's Notes for Mark 14:57

14:55 All the council sought for witness and found none - What an amazing proof of the overruling providence of God, considering both their authority, and the rewards they could offer, that no two consistent witnesses could be procured, to charge him with any gross crime. #Mt 26:59|.

14:56 Their evidences were not sufficient - The Greek words literally rendered are, Were not equal: not equal to the charge of a capital crime: it is the same word in the 59th verse.

14:58 We heard him say - It is observable, that the words which they thus misrepresented, were spoken by Christ at least three years before, #John 2:19|. Their going back so far to find matter for the charge, was a glorious, though silent attestation of the unexceptionable manner wherein he had behaved, through the whole course of his public ministry.

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