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Mark 9:17

    Mark 9:17 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought unto thee my son, which hath a dumb spirit;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought to you my son, which has a dumb spirit;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And one of the multitude answered him, Teacher, I brought unto thee my son, who hath a dumb spirit;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And one of the number said to him in answer, Master, I came to you with my son, who has in him a spirit which takes away his power of talking;

    Webster's Revision

    And one of the multitude answered him, Teacher, I brought unto thee my son, who hath a dumb spirit;

    World English Bible

    One of the multitude answered, "Teacher, I brought to you my son, who has a mute spirit;

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And one of the multitude answered him, Master, I brought unto thee my son, which hath a dumb spirit;

    Clarke's Commentary on Mark 9:17

    A dumb spirit - That is, a demon who afflicted those in whom it dwelt with an incapacity of speaking. The spirit itself could not be either deaf or dumb. These are accidents that belong only to organized animate bodies. See this case explained, Matthew 17:14 (note), etc.

    Barnes' Notes on Mark 9:17

    A dumb spirit - A spirit which deprived his son of the power of speaking.