Mark 8:24

“And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees, walking.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he looked vp, and saide, I see men as trees, walking.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he looked up and said, "I see men, for I see {them} like trees, walking around."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he looked up, and said, I see men; for I behold `them' as trees, walking.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And looking up, he said, I see men; I see them like trees, walking.
- Basic English Bible

And having looked up, he said, I behold men, for I see [them], as trees, walking.
- Darby Bible

And he looked up, and said, I see men as trees walking.
- Webster's Bible

He looked up and said, "I can see the people: I see them like trees--only walking."
- Weymouth Bible

He looked up, and said, "I see men; for I see them like trees walking."
- World English Bible

And he bihelde, and seide, Y se men as trees walkynge.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he, having looked up, said, `I behold men, as I see trees, walking.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 8:24


8:24 I see men as trees walking - He distinguished men from trees only by their motion.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 8:24


Mr 8:24 I see men as trees, walking. Certain moving forms about him, but without the power of discerning their shape or magnitude; trees he should have accounted them from their heights, but men from their motion.

Discussion for Mark 8

  • Steve morrow
    MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER SHALL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS I SAY THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED 1 PETER 1:25 BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ENDURETH FOREVER AND THIS IS THE WORD WHICH BY THE GOSPEL IS PREACHED UNTO YOU
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER SHALL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS THE SAME SHALL SAVE IT JOHN 5:34 BUT I RECEIVE NOT TESTIMONY FROM MAN BUT THESE THINGS I SAY THAT YOU MIGHT BE SAVED 1 PETER 1:25 BUT THE WORD OF THE LORD ENDURETH FOREVER AND THIS IS THE WORD WHICH BY THE GOSPEL IS PREACHED UNTO YOU
  • A disciple
    "And he sent him away to his house, saying, Neither go into the town, nor tell it to any in the town." Amos 5:13 "Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time." Some suppose that Jesus did all His miracles for a show, and for advertising His power; ignoring the facts about the people whose hearts were hostile toward Him, that they weren't worthy to hear any more.
  • A disciple
    "How is it that ye do not understand?" To those who oppose and contradict, there IS NO SIGN GIVEN; but to us who believe and follow Jesus, "Blessed are your eyes, for they see;" and ALL THINGS THAT THE FATHER HAS GIVEN TO JESUS, HE MAKES KNOWN TO US. Why do the haters of the Lord seek a sign, when they have no heart for it? And why do those with eyes to see, so easily act as if they didn't know?
  • Joyce Ballentine
    JESUS HAD TO REBUKE PETER, ONE OF HIS DISCIPLES CAUSE PETER DID NOT UNDERSTAND AT THIS POINT HIS TRUE PURPOSE IN DYING FOR OUR SINS! REBUKING IS PART OF BEING DISCIPLED BY GOD SO WE CAN LEARN TO LIVE AND DO BETTER CAUSE OF THIS SINFUL NATURE! HOW CAN WE BE A DISCIPLE WITHOUT DISCIPLINE??? NOBODY LIVING IN THIS WORLD GETS EVERYTHING RIGHT ALL THE TIME! Hebrews 12:11 "No DISCIPLINE seems pleasant a
  • BSP
    Verse 38 says if we are ashamed of Jesus then he will be ashamed of us when it comes time for him to render judgement.

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