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Bible Commentaries

Abbott's Illustrated New Testament

Mark 16

Verse 2

Verse 2

They came, &c.; perhaps at different times and in different parties; for it would seem that the incidents which occurred to Mary Magdalene (John 20:2-18) were very different from those which attended the visit of the other Galilean women. (Luke 24:1-9.)

Verse 5

Verse 5

A young man; that is, the appearance of a young man.

Verse 7

Verse 7

And Peter; that is, particularly Peter, who, remembering his denial of his Lord, might fear, perhaps, that he was not included in this invitation to meet him again.--As he said unto you. Before his death, Jesus had signified his intention to meet his disciples in Galilee after his resurrection. (Matthew 26:32.)

Verse 12

Verse 12

A more full account of this interview is contained in Luke 24:13-31.

Verse 15

Verse 15

And he said unto them; on another occasion, just before his ascension.

Verse 20

Verse 20

With signs following; with the miracles by which their preaching was attended.

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Abbott, John S. C. & Abbott, Jacob. "Commentary on Mark 16". "Abbott's Illustrated New Testament". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/ain/mark-16.html. 1878.