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Mark 4:10

    Mark 4:10 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parable.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parables.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when he was by himself, those who were round him with the twelve put questions to him about the purpose of the stories.

    Webster's Revision

    And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parables.

    World English Bible

    When he was alone, those who were around him with the twelve asked him about the parables.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when he was alone, they that were about him with the twelve asked of him the parables.

    Definitions for Mark 4:10

    Parable - An utterance that involves a comparison.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 4:10

    They that were about him - None of the other evangelists intimate that there were any besides the twelve with him: but it appears there were several others present; and though they were not styled disciples, yet they appear to have seriously attended to his public and private instructions.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 4:10

    See the notes at Matthew 13:10-17. On Mark 4:12, see the notes at John 12:39-40.

    When he was alone - That is, separate from the multitude. When he withdrew from the multitude a few followed him for the purpose of more instruction.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 4:10

    4:10 When he was alone - That is, retired apart from the multitude.
    Book: Mark