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Mark 8:15

    Mark 8:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And he said to them, Take care to be on the watch against the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.

    Webster's Revision

    And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.

    World English Bible

    He warned them, saying, "Take heed: beware of the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And he charged them, saying, Take heed, beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and the leaven of Herod.

    Definitions for Mark 8:15

    Charged - Burdened; weighed down.
    Heed - To be careful to consider.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 8:15

    Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees - See Matthew 16:6.

    Of Herod - Of the Herodians - of Herod and his followers. Matthew, instead of "Herod," has "the Sadducees." It is not improbably that he cautioned them against them all. The Pharisees sought his life, and were exceedingly corrupt in their doctrine and practice; the Sadducees denied some of the essential doctrines of religion, and the Herodians probably were distinguished for irreligion, sensuality, and corrupt living. They were united, therefore, with the Pharisees and Sadducees in opposing the claims of Jesus. Matthew has recorded his caution to avoid the Pharisees and Sadducees, and Mark has added, what Matthew had omitted. the caution likewise to beware of the Herodians. Thus, the evangelists speak the same thing.

    Wesley's Notes on Mark 8:15

    8:15 Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of Herod, or of the Sadducees; two opposite extremes.