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Mark 16:7

    Mark 16:7 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But go your way, tell his disciples and Peter that he goes before you into Galilee: there shall you see him, as he said to you.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    But go, tell his disciples and Peter, He goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    But go, say to his disciples and to Peter, He goes before you into Galilee: there you will see him, as he said to you.

    Webster's Revision

    But go, tell his disciples and Peter, He goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.

    World English Bible

    But go, tell his disciples and Peter, 'He goes before you into Galilee. There you will see him, as he said to you.'"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    But go, tell his disciples and Peter, He goeth before you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you.

    Definitions for Mark 16:7

    Tell - To number; count.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 16:7

    Tell his disciples and Peter - Why is not Peter included among the disciples? For this plain reason, - he had forfeited his discipleship, and all right to the honor and privileges of an apostle, by denying his Lord and Master. However, he is now a penitent: - tell him that Jesus is risen from the dead, and is ready to heal his backsliding, and love him freely; so that, after being converted, he may strengthen his brethren.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 16:7

    Tell his disciples and Peter - It is remarkable that Peter is singled out for special notice. It was proof of the kindness and mercy of the Lord Jesus. Peter, just before the death of Jesus, had denied him. He had brought dishonor on his profession of attachment to him. It would have been right if the Lord Jesus had from that moment cast him off and noticed him no more. But he loved him still. Having loved him once, he loved unto the end, John 13:1. As a proof that he forgave him and still loved him, he sent him this "special" message - the assurance that though he had denied him, and had done much to aggravate his sufferings, yet he had risen, and was still his Lord and Redeemer. We are not to infer, because the angel said, "Tell his disciples and Peter," that Peter was not still a disciple. The meaning is, "Tell his disciples, and especially Peter," sending to him a particular message. Peter was still a disciple. Before his fall, Jesus had prayed for him that his faith should not fail Luke 22:32; and as the prayer of Jesus was "always" heard John 11:42, so it follows that Peter still retained faith sufficient to be a disciple, though he was suffered to fall into sin.

    See this passage explained in the notes at Matthew 28:1-8.

    Tell his disciples and Peter - It is remarkable that Peter is singled out for special notice. It was proof of the kindness and mercy of the Lord Jesus. Peter, just before the death of Jesus, had denied him. He had brought dishonor on his profession of attachment to him. It would have been right if the Lord Jesus had from that moment cast him off and noticed him no more. But he loved him still. Having loved him once, he loved unto the end, John 13:1. As a proof that he forgave him and still loved him, he sent him this "special" message - the assurance that though he had denied him, and had done much to aggravate his sufferings, yet he had risen, and was still his Lord and Redeemer. We are not to infer, because the angel said, "Tell his disciples and Peter," that Peter was not still a disciple. The meaning is, "Tell his disciples, and especially Peter," sending to him a particular message. Peter was still a disciple. Before his fall, Jesus had prayed for him that his faith should not fail Luke 22:32; and as the prayer of Jesus was "always" heard John 11:42, so it follows that Peter still retained faith sufficient to be a disciple, though he was suffered to fall into sin.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 16:7

    16:7 And Peter - Though he so oft denied his Lord. What amazing goodness was this!