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Mark 3:31

    Mark 3:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    There came then his brothers and his mother, and, standing without, sent to him, calling him.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And there come his mother and his brethren; and, standing without, they sent unto him, calling him.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And his mother and brothers came and were outside, and sent for him, requesting to see him.

    Webster's Revision

    And there come his mother and his brethren; and, standing without, they sent unto him, calling him.

    World English Bible

    His mother and his brothers came, and standing outside, they sent to him, calling him.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And there come his mother and his brethren; and, standing without, they sent unto him, calling him.

    Definitions for Mark 3:31

    Without - Outside.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 3:31

    His brethren and his mother - Or rather, his mother and his brethren. This is the arrangement of the best and most ancient MSS.; and this clause, και αἱ αδελφαι σου, and thy sisters, Mark 3:32, should be Added, on the authority of ADEFGMSUV, fifty-five others, some editions, the margin of the later Syriac, Slavonic, Gothic, and all the Itala except four. Griesbach has received this reading into the text.

    Calling him - This clause is wanting in one copy of the Itala. The Codex Alexandrinus has ζητουντες αυτον, seeking him.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 3:31

    See the notes at Matthew 12:46-50.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 3:31

    3:31 Then come his brethren and his mother - Having at length made their way through the crowd, so as to come to the door. His brethren are here named first, as being first and most earnest in the design of taking him: for neither did these of his brethren believe on him. They sent to him, calling him - They sent one into the house, who called him aloud, by name. Mt 12:46; Lu 8:19.