Mark 6:3

“Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Is not this the carpenter, the sonne of Mary, the brother of Iames and Ioses, and of Iuda, and Simon? And are not his sisters heere with vs? And they were offended at him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? Are not His sisters here with us? And they took offense at Him."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James, and Joses, and Judas, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended in him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is not this the woodworker, the son of Mary, and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were bitter against him.
- Basic English Bible

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James, and Joses, and Judas, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended in him.
- Darby Bible

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Judas, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.
- Webster's Bible

Is not this the carpenter, Mary's son, the brother of James and Joses, Jude and Simon? And do not his sisters live here among us?" So they turned angrily away.
- Weymouth Bible

Isn't this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James, Joses, Judah, and Simon? Aren't his sisters here with us?" They were offended at him.
- World English Bible

Whether this is not a carpenter, the sone of Marie, the brother of James and of Joseph and of Judas and of Symount? whether hise sistris ben not here with vs? And thei weren sclaundrid in hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, and brother of James, and Joses, and Judas, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us?' -- and they were being stumbled at him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 6:3


6:3 Is not this the carpenter? - There can be no doubt, but in his youth he wrought with his supposed father Joseph.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 6:3


Mr 6:3 Is not this the carpenter? Matthew reads "The carpenter's son" (Mt 13:55). This shows that Jesus also had worked at the trade. It was the custom for every Jew to be taught some trade by his parents.

Discussion for Mark 6:3

  • Melanie for verse 3
    some people have cast doubt in whether Jesus was a carpenter like Joseph, but this verse leaves no doubt. Clearly it was a family business and is what he was trained to do. It was what he grew up with.

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