Mark 4:39

“And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And hee arose, and rebuked the winde, and said vnto the sea, Peace, be still: and the winde ceased, and there was a great calme.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He got up and rebuked the wind and said to the sea, "Hush, be still. And the wind died down and it became perfectly calm."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he awoke, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he came out of his sleep, and gave strong orders to the wind, and said to the sea, Peace, be at rest. And the wind went down, and there was a great calm.
- Basic English Bible

And awaking up he rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, Silence; be mute. And the wind fell, and there was a great calm.
- Darby Bible

And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, Peace, be still: and the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.
- Webster's Bible

So He roused Himself and rebuked the wind, and said to the waves, "Silence! Be still!" The wind sank, and a perfect calm set in.
- Weymouth Bible

He awoke, and rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, "Peace! Be still!" The wind ceased, and there was a great calm.
- World English Bible

And he roos vp, and manasside the wynde, and seide to the see, Be stille, wexe doumbe. And the wynde ceesside, and greet pesiblenesse was maad.
- Wycliffe Bible

And having waked up, he rebuked the wind, and said to the sea, `Peace, be stilled;' and the wind did lull, and there was a great calm:
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 4:39


4:39 Peace - Cease thy tossing: Be still - Cease thy roaring; literally, Be thou gagged.


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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