Mark 14:72

“And the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the second time the cocke crew: and Peter called to minde the word that Iesus said vnto him, Before the cockecrow twise, thou shalt denie me thrise. And when he thought thereon, he wept.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Immediately a rooster crowed a second time. And Peter remembered how Jesus had made the remark to him, "Before a rooster crows twice, you will deny Me three times. And he began to weep."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And straightway the second time the cock crew. And Peter called to mind the word, how that Jesus said unto him, Before the cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in the same minute, the cock gave a second cry. And it came to Peter's mind how Jesus had said to him, Before the cock's second cry, you will say three times that you have no knowledge of me. And at this thought he was overcome with weeping.
- Basic English Bible

And the second time a cock crew. And Peter remembered the word that Jesus said to him, Before [the] cock crow twice, thou shalt deny me thrice; and when he thought thereon he wept.
- Darby Bible

And the second time the cock crowed. And Peter called to mind the word that Jesus said to him, Before the cock shall crow twice, thou wilt deny me thrice. And when he thought thereon, he wept.
- Webster's Bible

No sooner had he spoken than a cock crowed for the second time, and Peter recollected the words of Jesus, "Before the cock crows twice, you will three times disown me." And as he thought of it, he wept aloud.
- Weymouth Bible

The rooster crowed the second time. Peter remembered the word, how that Jesus said to him, "Before the rooster crows twice, you will deny me three times." When he thought about that, he wept.
- World English Bible

And anoon eftsoones the cok crew. And Petir bithouyte on the word that Jhesus hadde seide to hym, Bifor the cok crowe twies, thries thou schalt denye me. And he bigan to wepe.
- Wycliffe Bible

and a second time a cock crew, and Peter remembered the saying that Jesus said to him -- `Before a cock crow twice, thou mayest deny me thrice;' and having thought thereon -- he was weeping.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 14:72


14:72 And he covered his head - Which was a usual custom with mourners, and was fitly expressive both of grief and shame.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 14:72


Mr 14:72 He wept. The form of the Greek verb (imperfect) implies that he continued weeping. Geike says: ``It is a touching and beautiful tradition, true to the sincerity of his repentance, if not as a historical reality, that, all his life long, the remembrance of this night never left him, and that, morning by morning, he rose at the hour when the look of his Master had entered his soul, to pray once more for pardon.''

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