Mark 9:48

Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Where their worme dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

- New American Standard Version (1995)

where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Where their worm is ever living and the fire is not put out.
- Basic English Bible

where their worm dies not, and the fire is not quenched.
- Darby Bible

Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.
- Webster's Bible

where their worm does not die and the fire does not go out.
- Weymouth Bible

'where their worm doesn't die, and the fire is not quenched.'
- World English Bible

And euery man schal be saltid with fier, and euery slayn sacrifice schal be maad sauery with salt.
- Wycliffe Bible

where their worm is not dying, and the fire is not being quenched;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 9:48

Mr 9:48 Worm dieth not . . . fire is not quenched. An expression borrowed from Isa 66:24, and probably in current use among the Jews of our Savior's time, as applied to the state of future retribution.

Discussion for Mark 9

  • Peter A. Okebukola
    At the Name of Jesus every knee shall bow. Christ reminds us in this chapter that if we call on Him, He will answer and at the mention of His Name, we can do what ordinarily, we are unable to do.
  • A disciple
    "And straightway the father of the child cried out, and said with tears, Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief." Unbelief is a moral error; not a weakness! Where in the whole Bible did you ever read, that God sympathized with, or "understood" their stubbornness and disobedience? Feeling pain, and seeing and experiencing apparent contradictions of evil; does not change the truth of the LORD.
  • Breeze
    Just read this the other day in my devotions. It's good to be encouraged. Do we believe God is willing and able? This is most certainly where I struggle, which is ironic when we call oursleves "believers." But faith can be grown if we act on what we do believe
  • Geraldine Bulos
    Yes, by faith God can move mountains...
  • I AM
    But the natural man receives not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit. Little children and soldiers in Christ Jesus, Fools make a mock at sin: but among the righteous there is favour.
  • Irene123
    V.24 - Lord, I believe; help thou my unbelief". What an absolutely beautiful prayer; he was honest with Jesus.

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