Mark 16:4

“And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very great.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away) for it was very great.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Looking up, they *saw that the stone had been rolled away, although it was extremely large.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and looking up, they see that the stone is rolled back: for it was exceeding great.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And looking up, they saw that the stone was rolled back; and it was of great size.
- Basic English Bible

And when they looked, they see that the stone has been rolled [away], for it was very great.
- Darby Bible

(And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away) for it was very great.
- Webster's Bible

But then, looking up, they saw that the stone was already rolled back: for it was of immense size.
- Weymouth Bible

for it was very big. Looking up, they saw that the stone was rolled back.
- World English Bible

And thei bihelden, and seien the stoon walewid awei, for it was ful greet.
- Wycliffe Bible

And having looked, they see that the stone hath been rolled away -- for it was very great,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 16:4


Mr 16:4 Looked. Rather, "looking up". They may have been looking down before, absorbed in the conversation. The tomb was probably above them, cut horizontally in the face of the rock at a slight elevation.

Discussion for Mark 16

  • Titilayo
    Like the disciples when we are going thru difficult times we tend to continue in unbelief even when the stone has been rolled away bcos we cannot see beyond the challenge.
  • Dewey J
    Short, the verse of the day for June 4, 2017 is Mark 16:4 "And when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled away: for it was very heavy ". Glory be to God in the highest!
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 16:16 HE THAT BELIEVETH --AND IS BAPTIZED--SHALL BE SAVED BUT HE THAT BELIEVETH NOT SHALL BE DAMNED *** MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER WILL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE --AND THE GOSPELS--THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT
  • David Davies
    V15, We must GO and preach the Gospel to All the world, no one should be left out. Don't preach earthly things, we must preach the Gospel so that people can be saved, if they repent.
  • I AM
    I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live: And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.
  • Pentecostal
    Everyone read Acts 2:38 and think

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