Mark 3:21

“And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Mark 3:21

And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him, for they said, He is beside himselfe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

When His own people heard {of this,} they went out to take custody of Him; for they were saying, "He has lost His senses."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And when his friends heard it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And when his friends had news of it, they went out to get him, saying, He is off his head.
- Basic English Bible

And his relatives having heard [of it] went out to lay hold on him, for they said, He is out of his mind.
- Darby Bible

And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.
- Webster's Bible

Hearing of this, His relatives came to seize Him by force, for they said, "He is out of his mind."
- Weymouth Bible

When his friends heard it, they went out to seize him: for they said, "He is insane."
- World English Bible

And whanne his kynnysmen hadden herd, thei wenten out `to holde him; for thei seiden, that he is turned in to woodnesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

and his friends having heard, went forth to lay hold on him, for they said that he was beside himself,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Mark 3:21

Wesley's Notes for Mark 3:21


3:21 His relations - His mother and his brethren, #Mr 3:31|. But it was some time before they could come near him.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 3:21


Mr 3:21 His friends. Probably his relatives. See Mr 3:31. His brethren were not yet counted among his disciples. He is beside himself. Carried away by an unwise enthusiasm.

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