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Mark 6:31

    Mark 6:31 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he said to them, Come you yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he saith unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while. For there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said to them, Come away by yourselves to a quiet place, and take a rest for a time. Because there were a great number coming and going, and they had no time even for food.

    Webster's Revision

    And he saith unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while. For there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.

    World English Bible

    He said to them, "You come apart into a deserted place, and rest awhile." For there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he saith unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while. For there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 6:31

    Rest a while - Rest is necessary for those who labor; and a zealous preacher of the Gospel will as often stand in need of it as a galley slave.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 6:31

    A desert place - A retired place, across the sea from Capernaum, where they would be free from interruption.

    There were many coming and going - Coming to be healed and retiring, or coming to hear him preach. It means that they were "thronged," or that there was a vast multitude attending his preaching.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 6:31

    6:31 Mt 14:13; John 6:1.