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Mark 14:40

    Mark 14:40 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when he returned, he found them asleep again, (for their eyes were heavy,) neither wist they what to answer him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when he returned, he found them asleep again, (for their eyes were heavy,) neither knew they what to answer him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And again he came, and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy; and they knew not what to answer him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And again he came and saw them sleeping, because their eyes were very tired; and they had nothing to say in answer.

    Webster's Revision

    And again he came, and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy; and they knew not what to answer him.

    World English Bible

    Again he returned, and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy, and they didn't know what to answer him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And again he came, and found them sleeping, for their eyes were very heavy; and they wist not what to answer him.

    Definitions for Mark 14:40

    Wist - Knew; to have known.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 14:40

    Neither wist they ... - Neither "knew" they. They were so conscious of the impropriety of sleeping at that time, that they could not find any answer to give to the inquiry why they had done it.