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Matthew 14:26

    Matthew 14:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they cried out for fear.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a ghost; and they cried out for fear.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when they saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a spirit; and they gave cries of fear.

    Webster's Revision

    And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is a ghost; and they cried out for fear.

    World English Bible

    When the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, "It's a ghost!" and they cried out for fear.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, It is an apparition; and they cried out for fear.

    Definitions for Matthew 14:26

    Sea - Large basin.

    Clarke's Commentary on Matthew 14:26

    It is a spirit - That the spirits of the dead might and did appear, was a doctrine held by the greatest and holiest of men that ever existed; and a doctrine which the caviliers, free-thinkers and bound-thinkers, of different ages, have never been able to disprove.

    Barnes' Notes on Matthew 14:26

    They were troubled - They were afraid. The sight was remarkable. It was sufficient to awe them. In the dark night, amid the tumultuous billows appeared the form of a man. They thought it was a spirit an apparition. It was a common belief among the ancients that the spirits of people after death frequently appeared to the living.