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 had come, that Herod on his birth-day made a supper to his lords, high captains, and 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.

Barnes' Commentary on Mark 6 :21

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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