Mark 4:38

“And he was in the hinder part of the ship, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say unto him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he was in the hinder part of the ship asleepe on a pillow: and they awake him, and say vnto him, Master, carest thou not, that we perish?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Jesus Himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion; and they *woke Him and *said to Him, "Teacher, do You not care that we are perishing?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion: and they awake him, and say unto him, Teacher, carest thou not that we perish?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he himself was in the back of the boat, sleeping on the cushion: and they, awaking him, said, Master, is it nothing to you that we are in danger of destruction?
- Basic English Bible

And *he* was in the stern sleeping on the cushion. And they awake him up and say to him, Teacher, dost thou not care that we are perishing?
- Darby Bible

And he was in the hinder part of the boat, asleep on a pillow: and they awake him, and say to him, Master, carest thou not that we perish?
- Webster's Bible

But He Himself was in the stern asleep, with His head on the cushion: so they woke Him. "Rabbi," they cried, "is it nothing to you that we are drowning?"
- Weymouth Bible

He himself was in the stern, asleep on the cushion, and they woke him up, and told him, "Teacher, don't you care that we are dying?"
- World English Bible

And he was in the hyndir part of the boot, and slepte on a pilewe. And thei reisen hym, and seien to hym, Maistir, perteyneth it not to thee, that we perischen?
- Wycliffe Bible

and he himself was upon the stern, upon the pillow sleeping, and they wake him up, and say to him, `Teacher, art thou not caring that we perish?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 4:38


4:38 On the pillow - So we translate it, for want of a proper English expression, for that particular part of the vessel near the rudder, on which he lay.


Discussion for Mark 4

  • BSP
    Verses 18 and 19: The anxieties of life and wanting material things can cause one's love for God and for God's Word to be choked out and die.
  • Cody
    There is not a storm big enough god can not handle in a blink of an eye
  • BSP
    Verse 24 reminds me of the principle that you get out of something how much you put into something.
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:14 THE SOWER SOWETH THE WORD 4:15 AND THESE ARE THEY BY THE WAYSIDE WHERE THE WORD IS SOWN BUT WHEN THEY HAVE HEARD satan COMETH IMMEDIATELY AND TAKETH AWAY THE WORD THAT WAS SOWN IN THEIR HEARTS 4:16 AND THESE ARE THEY LIKEWISE WHICH ARE SOWN ON STONY GROUND WHO WHEN THEY HAVE HEARD THE WORD IMMEDIATELY RECEIVE IT WITH GLADNESS
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:17 AND HAVE NO ROOT IN THEMSELVES AND SO ENDURE BUT FOR A TIME AFTERWARD WHEN AFFLICTION OR PERSECUTION ARISETH FOR THE WORDS SAKE IMMEDIATELY THEY ARE OFFENDED 4:18 AND THESE ARE THEY WHICH ARE SOWN AMONG THORNS SUCH AS HEAR THE WORD
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 4:19 AND THE CARES OF THIS WORLD AND THE DECEITFULNESS OF RICHES AND THE LUSTS OF OTHER THINGS ENTERING IN CHOKE THE WORD AND IT BECOMETH UNFRUITFUL 4:20 AND THESE ARE THEY WHICH ARE SOWN ON GOOD GROUND SUCH AS HEAR THE WORD AND RECEIVE IT AND BRING FORTH FRUIT SOME THIRTYFOLD SOME SIXTY AND SOME AN HUNDRED

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