Mark 5:36

“As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Assoone as Iesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith vnto the Ruler of the Synagogue, Be not afraid, onely beleeue.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But Jesus, overhearing what was being spoken, *said to the synagogue official, "Do not be afraid {any longer,} only believe."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But Jesus, not heeding the word spoken, saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Fear not, only believe.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But Jesus, giving no attention to their words, said to the ruler of the Synagogue, Have no fear, only have faith.
- Basic English Bible

But Jesus [immediately], having heard the word spoken, says to the ruler of the synagogue, Fear not; only believe.
- Darby Bible

As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith to the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe,
- Webster's Bible

But Jesus, overhearing the words, said to the Warden, "Do not be afraid; only have faith."
- Weymouth Bible

But Jesus, when he heard the message spoken, immediately said to the ruler of the synagogue, "Don't be afraid, only believe."
- World English Bible

But whanne the word was herd that was seid, Jhesus seide to the prince of the synagoge, Nyle thou drede, oonli bileue thou.
- Wycliffe Bible

And Jesus immediately, having heard the word that is spoken, saith to the chief of the synagogue, `Be not afraid, only believe.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Discussion for Mark 5

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Are you laden with sickness in body or in soul? Come onto Jesus who has power to heal all infirmities and sin-sick souls. He did all the casting out of the devil when He was man on earth. He is the same today and evermore shall be.
  • Dewey J
    Hello Irene123, and Lu2677. Irene the scripture you are referring to is in Matt. 25:41 which prove that everlasting fire or the lake of fire was prepared for the Devil and his angels. Lu2627 Matthew Henry's commentary said a legion was 6000 or more therefore, that poor man was in a hopeless situation until Jesus healed him. Glory be to God in the highest. Amen!
  • BSP
    This chapter shows Jesus' immense power over the demons, illness, and even death. He is definitely the idea king we need to change this terrible world.
  • Andy
    This Chapter shows the deity of Christ 1.demons could not stand before Him. 2. Disease could escape His healing. 3. Death was defeated by Him.
  • Adedeji Adedapo
    I have been reading dis chapter 4 a while bt 2day,i gt anoda revelation from vs 25-32.hw many times av we gone 2 church or prayed without answers or manifestations?we are just like d crowd pressing on Jesus without any result,bt dis woman knew there was power in the whole being of Jesus,even His clothes and dat faith gave her a testimony.
    Are u waiting till u see an angel b4 u put ur faith in Him?
  • Stella nwakohu
    In this chapter, we have, I. Christ casting the legion of devils out of the man possessed, and suffering them to enter into the swine (v. 1-20). II. Christ healing the woman with the bloody issue, in the way as he was going to raise Jairus's daughter to life (v. 21-43). These three miracles we had the story of before (Mt. 8:28 , etc. and Mt. 9:18 , etc.) but more fully related here.

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