Mark 9 :42

Mark 9 :42 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

And whoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

American King James Version (AKJV)

And whoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

American Standard Version (ASV)

And whosoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it were better for him if a great millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

And whoever is a cause of trouble to one of these little ones who have faith in me, it would be better for him if a great stone was put round his neck and he was dropped into the sea.

Webster's Revision

And whoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe in me, to fall into sin, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

World English Bible

Whoever will cause one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for him if he was thrown into the sea with a millstone hung around his neck.

English Revised Version (ERV)

And whosoever shall cause one of these little ones that believe on me to stumble, it were better for him if a great millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.

Definitions for Mark 9 :42

Cast - Worn-out; old; cast-off.
Sea - Large basin.

Clarke's Commentary on Mark 9 :42

Barnes's Commentary on Mark 9 :42

See the notes at Matthew 18:7-9. Millstone. See Matthew 18:6.

Wesley's Commentary on Mark 9 :42

9:42 On the contrary, whosoever shall offend the very least Christian. Mt 18:6; Lu 17:1.
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