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Mark 6:21

    Mark 6:21 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the chance came when Herod on his birthday gave a feast to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;

    Webster's Revision

    And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;

    World English Bible

    Then a convenient day came, that Herod on his birthday made a supper for his nobles, the high officers, and the chief men of Galilee.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when a convenient day was come, that Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, and the high captains, and the chief men of Galilee;

    Definitions for Mark 6:21

    Convenient - Proper; appropriate.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 6:21

    Lords - Μεγιστασιν, probably governors of particular districts.

    High captains - Χιλιαρχοις; literally, chiefs or captains over a thousand men, military chiefs.

    Chief estates - Πρωτοις; probably such as might be called nobles by title only, having no office civil or military; probably magistrates. See Kypke an the place.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 6:21

    6:21 A convenient day - Convenient for her purpose. His lords, captains, and principal men of Galilee - The great men of the court, the army, and the province.