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Mark 3:20

    Mark 3:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the multitude comes together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he went into a house. And the people came together again, so that they were not even able to take bread.

    Webster's Revision

    And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

    World English Bible

    The multitude came together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 3:20

    Eat bread - Had no time to take any necessary refreshment.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 3:20

    They could not so much as eat bread - Their time and attention were so occupied that they were obliged to forego their regular meals. The affairs of religion may so occupy the attention of ministers and others as to prevent their engaging in their customary pursuits. Religion is all-important - far more important than the ordinary business of this life; and there is nothing unreasonable if our temporal affairs sometimes give way to the higher interests of our own souls and the souls of others. At the same time, it is true that religion is ordinarily consistent with a close attention to worldly business. It promotes industry, economy, order, neatness, and punctuality - all indispensable to worldly prosperity. Of these there has been no more illustrious example than that of our Saviour himself.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 3:20

    3:20 To eat bread - That is, to take any subsistence.