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After two days. See App-156 . Compare Matthew 26:2 .
After = Greek. Now after. Compare Mark 14:12 . Greek. meta . App-104 . As in verses: Mark 14:28 , Mark 14:70 .
passover. Aramaic. App-94 . See note on Matthew 26:2
sought = were seeking.
take Him = get hold of Him
by. Greek. en. App-104 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:19 , Mark 14:21 .
Not . Greek. me. App-105 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:7 , Mark 14:29 , Mark 14:36 , Mark 7:37 , Mar 7:49 , Mar 7:58 , Mar 7:68 , Mar 7:71 .
On = in; i.e. during. Greek en. App-104 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:3 , Mark 14:6 , Mark 14:35 , Mar 3:46 , Mar 3:62 .
uproar = tumult.
And being . Parallel with Matthew 26:6-13 .
in. Greek. en . App-104 . Not the same word as inw Mar 20:60 , Mar 20:62 .
the house, &c. Not therefore the first supper (John 12:1 , &c.), as that was in the house of Lazarus, six days before the Passover. See App-156 and App-159 .
the leper . Note the Figure of speech Ampliatio ( App-6 ), by which Simon still retained the name describing what he had once been.
a woman. Not Mary; the second occasion being quite different. See App-158 .
box = flask.
spikenard = pure nard. Liquid, because it was poured.
very precious = of great price.
brake . Alabaster being brittle it was easily done. A Divine supplement, here.
poured. Greek. katacheo. Occurs only here and in Matthew 26:7 ; not in John 12:3 .
on . Greek. kata App-104 . Not the same word asin Mark 14:2 , Mark 14:35 , Mar 13:46 .
some . At the first anointing it was only one, Judas (John 12:4 ). .
within. Greek. pros. App-104 . Not the same word as in Mark 14:58 .
was . . . made = is come to. pass.
For Greek. gar, giving the reason.
pence . See App-51 .
murmured = deeply moved. Occurs only in Mark 1:43 , Matthew 9:30 , and John 11:33 , John 11:38 .
Jesus . App-98 .
wrought . The object had been accomplished. In John 12:7 (on the former occasion) it was to be reserved for the burial.
good = happy, excellent, appropriate. Not the same word as in Mark 14:7 .
on. Greek. eis. App-104 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:2 , Mark 14:3 , Mark 14:35 , Mark 14:48 .
with = in company with. Greek. meta. App-104 . Not the same word as in Mark 14:49 .
whensoever ye will . A Divine supplement, here.
ye will = ye wish. Greek. thelo . App-102 .,
may = can.
good . Not the same word as in Mark 14:6 .
Me ye have not always . Transubstantiation is incompatible with this.
not. Greek. ou. App-105 . Not the same word as in Mark 14:2 .
She hath done what she could = What she had [to do] she did, A Divine supplement, here.
to anoint = to anoint [beforehand], Occurs only here.
to = for, or unto. Greek eis. App-104 .
burying = embalming. See note on Matthew 26:12 .
Verily. See note on Matthew 5:18 .
Wheresoever . With an , with the Subjunctive, marking the phrase as being hypothetical. See note on Matthew 10:23 .
gospel = glad tidings.
preached = proclaimed. Greek. kerusso . App-121 .
throughout. Greek. eis. App-104 .
world. Greek. kosmos. App-129 .
for . Greek. eis. App-104 . Not the same word as in Mark 14:24 .
went = went off (smarting under the rebukes of verses: Mark 14:6-9 ).
unto . Greek. pros. App-104 . Not the same word Mark 14:34 .
to betray = to the end that he might deliver up.
were glad = rejoiced.
sought = kept seeking; i.e. busied himself continuously. This is the sense of the Imperf. Tense here.
betray = deliver up.
the first day of unleavened bread . This was the 14th of Nisan; the first day of the Feast, the 15th of Nisan, was the "high day": the great sabhnth, See App-156 . Moreover, "the preparation "had not yet been made. See note on Matthew 26:17 .
killed = were wont to kill.
the Passover . Pascha., Aramaic. App-94 . Put by Figure of speech metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for the lamb. It was this that was killed and eaten.
into. Greek. eis. App-104 .
a man. Greek. anthropos. App-123 .
man bearing a pitcher . Most unusual, for women carry pitchers, and more carry skin bottles.
goodman of the house = the Master ofthe house.
The Master = The Teacher. App-98 .
be = be himself.
furnished = spread with couches and other necessaries.
as = just as.
in the evening = the evening having come.
of = from among. Greek. ek. App-104 . Notthe same word as in Mark 14:31 .
began. See note on Mark 1:1 .
by. Greek. kata. App-104 .
in = into. Greek. eis. App-101 . As in Mark 14:60 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:3 , Mark 14:25 , Mark 14:30 , Mar 3:49 , Mar 3:62 .
The Son of man , See App-98 .
is written = it standeth written.
of = concerning. Greek. peri. App-104 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:18 , Mark 14:20 , Mark 14:23 , Mar 18:25 , Mar 18:69 , Mar 18:70 .
that man. Emphatic,
by = by means of. Greek. dia . App-104 .Mark 14:1 . Not the some word as in Mark 14:1 .
if, &c. Assnming the condition as an actual fact. App-118 . a,
never = not. Greek. ou . App-105 .
did eat = were eating. All that happened before and at this third supper is not given in Mark.
eat . All the texts omit this word.
is = represents. Figure of speech Metaphor. See App-6 .
My blood . No covenant could be made without blood. See note on Matthew 26:28 ,
new testament = new covenant. See note on Matthew 26:28 , and App-95 . Compare Jeremiah 31:31 ,
is shed = is being, or is about to be shed. Figure of speech Heterosis (of Tense), App-6 , or Figure of speech Prolepsis, App-6 .
for = concerning. Greek. peri . App-104 . But all the texts read huper . App-104 .
I will = that I will. After the verb "to say" the conj. hoti marks off the words spoken. Compare Matthew 14:26 ; Matthew 16:18 ; Matthew 20:12 ; Matthew 21:3 ; Matthew 26:34 ; Matthew 27:47 . Mat 1:40 ; Matthew 6:14 , Matthew 6:15 , Matthew 6:16 , Matthew 6:18 , Mat 6:35 ; Mark 9:26 ; Mark 14:57 , Mark 14:58 . See note on Luke 23:43 , and App-173 .
no more = not any more, in any wise. Greek ouketi, ou me . App-105 .
that = when.
new = fresh. See note on Matthew 26:29 .
the kingdom of God . See App-114 .
sung an hymn. See Matthew 26:30 .
shall be offended = will stumble.
because of = in, or at. Greek. en . App-104 .
this night = in (Greek. en) this night. But all the texts omit "because . . . night". ([L].)
for = because.
it is written = it standeth written. Quoted from Zechariah 13:7 .
I am risen . = My being raised.
go before. Compare Matthew 26:32 .
Although = Even if all, &c. Throwing no doubt on the hypothesis. App-118 .
That this day . The conj, hoti makes "this day" part of what He said. See note on Luke 23:43 , and Mark 14:25 above. We have the same construction in Luke 4:2 t; Mar 19:9 , but not in Matthew 21:28 ; Luke 22:34 ; Luke 23:43 .
the cock = a cock. See App-160 .
twice . A Divine supplement, only here. See App-160 .
shalt = wilt.
spake = kept saying.
vehemently = of (Greek. ek . App-104 .) excess.
If I should die, &c. = lf it were needful for me to die, &c. The condition being uncertain, and the result remaining to be seen. App-118 . b
not . . . in any wise . Gr, ou me. App-105 .
also said = said they all also: i.e. all as well as Peter.
came = come.
Gethsemane. See note on Mat 28:36 .
pray. Greek. proseuchomai. App-134 .
Him = Himself.
sore amazed. Greek ekthambeo. A Divine supplement, here, Mark 9:15 , and Mark 16:5 , Mark 16:6 .
very heavy = -deeply weighed down, or depressed.
soul . Greek. psuche . See App-110 . IV
unto = even to. Greek. heos.
on = upon. Greek. epi. App-104 .
ground. Greek. ge . App-129 .,
prayed = was praying; as in Mark 14:32 . Here in the Imperf. Tense.
hour . Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct). App-6 , for what is done in that time.
from = away from. Greek. apo . App-104 . As in Mark 14:36 and Mark 14:52 ; not the same as in Mark 14:43 .
Abba . Aramaic for Father. Occurs only here, Romans 8:15 , and Galatians 1:4 , Galatians 1:6 . See App-94 .
(Hebrew. 'ab .) Father. App-98 .
will . . . wilt . Greek. thelo. App-102 . 1,
sleeping . . . steepest . having composed themselves for sleep. Greek. katheudo; not koimaomai . See notes on 1 Thessalonians 4:14 and Mark 5:6 .
Simon . The name a Divine supplement, here.
couldest not thou = wast thou not able.
lest ye enter, etc. = that ye may not (Greek. me , as Mark 14:2 ) enter, &c.
spirit . Greek. pneuma . App-101 .
ready = prompt, or willing. Occurs only here, Matthew 26:41 , and Romans 1:15 .
spake the same words . A Divine supplement, here.
neither wist they = and they knew not (Greek. ou . App-105 ).
wist = knew. Greek. oida. App-132 , "Wist" is the Past Tense of Anglo-Saxon wftan = to know.
now = the remaining time.
it is enough = he is receiving [the money, Mark 14:11 ]. The verb apecho, in the Papyri, is the technical word for giving a receipt. See the notes on Matthew 6:2 , Matthew 6:5 , Matthew 6:16 . C p. Lam 6:24 .Philippians 1:4 , Philippians 1:18 , Phm. Mark 1:15 . The Lord knew that at that moment Judas had received the promised money, and that the moment had come; just as He knew that Judas was near at hand (Mark 14:42 ).
the hour is come. See note on John 7:6 .
is betrayed = is [on the point of being] delivered up.
sinners = the sinners.
lo . Figure of speech Asterismos ( App-6 ); same word asbehold in Mark 14:41 .
is at hand = is drawn near. If the Lord knew this, He knew that Judas had received the money (Mark 14:41 ).
one = being one. See note on Matthew 26:47 .
multitude = crowd.
staves : or clubs. Greek xulon = wood, timber. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 , for weapons made from timber.
from = from beside. Greek para. App-104 .
that betrayed Him = that was delivering Him up.
token = a concerted sign. Greek. sussemon , a compound of the Greek sun (in conjunction with. App-104 ) and semeion = a sign.
take = seize,
safely = secured assuredly. Occurs only here, Acts 2:36 ; Acts 16:23 .
goeth = cometh up.
Master, Master = Rabbi, Rabbi. Figure of speech Epizeuxis ( App-6 ) = great Rabbi. Notethat Judas never spoke of or to Him as "Lord". Compare 1 Corinthians 12:3
kissed = effusively kissed. See note on Matthew 26:49 .
on . Greek. epi. App-104 .
one of them, &c. This was Peter (not named in Matthew, Mark, or Luke, but only in John 18:10 ).
drew a sword. Compare Luke 22:35-38 .
a servant = the servant. See note on Matthew 26:51 .
ear. Greek. otion; but all the texts read otarion. See note on Matthew 26:51 .
answered and said. See note on Deuteronomy 1:41 ,
against = upon. Greek. epi. App-104 .
thief = robber, as in Mark 15:27 . See note on Matthew 26:55 ,
with . Greek. pros. App-104 .
but = but [this is done] to the end that, &c. Luke 22:37 ; Luke 24:44 . Compare Zechariah 13:7 ; Isaiah 53:7 , &c.
forsook Him, and fled = leaving Him, fled.
And there followed, &c. This is a Divine supplement, peculiar to Mark's Gospel.
followed = was following.
a certain young man = one particular young man. That this might be Lazarus. is probable: (1) because he Lord had returned to Bethany each preceding night of the week; (2) because Lazarus would be looking out; (3) because of the linen robe, betokening his social position; (4) and especially because he was wanted: "The chief priests consulted that they might put Lazarus also to death "(John 12:10 ). None of the apostles was arrested. Peter (though suspected) and another (John 18:15 ) were unmolested; (5) his name is not given here by Divine guidance, because Lazarus was probably still alive, and therefore in danger. linen cloth. Greek sindon = a linen cloak (so called probably from Indos = Indian).
cast about = having clothed [himself]; as in Matthew 6:29 (arrayed), Matthew 6:31 ; Matthew 25:36 , Matthew 25:38 , Matthew 25:43 : Mark 16:5 .Luke 12:27 ; Luke 23:11 . Joh 19:2 .Acts 12:8 .
about = upon. Greek. epi. App-104 .
naked . Without waiting to put on all his robes.
the young men : i.e. the soldiers; as in 2 Samuel 2:14 .Genesis 14:24 .
left, &c. = leaving behind. fled.
the linen cloth = the sindon .
to . Greek. pros. App-104 .
with him = to him: i.e. by his order or edict. and the figure of speech Polyeyndeton ( App-6 ) emphasizes each class.
afar off = from (Greek. apo. App-104 . afar.
even = as far as within.
palace = court. See note on Matthew 26:3 .
he sat = he was sitting, and continued to sit.
servants = officers.
warmed = was warming.
at . Greek. pros. App-104 .
fire. Greek. light; put by Figure of speech Metonyony (of Adjunct), App-6 , for fire, because it was the light that led to his recognition, Mark 14:66 .
all the = the whole.
council = Sanhedrin.
sought for witness against = were seeking, 7c. This was contrary to their rule: "In judgments against the life of any man, they begin first to transact about quitting the party who is tried, and they begin not with those things which make for his condemnation". Sanhedr. cap. 4 (cited by Lightfoot, Pitman's ed., xi. 442) See the new edition of The Babylonian Talmud, vol. viii, p. 100. N. Talmud Pub. Co., N. Y., USA.
against. Greek. kata. App-104 . As in verses: Mark 14:56 , Mark 14:57 .
found none = did not ( App-105 ) find [any].
bare = were bearing.
witness = testimonies.
agreed not = were not alike. A Divine supplement, here.
saying = saying that. See note on Mark 14:25 .
Temple. Greek. naos. See Matthew 23:16 .
made with hands . . . made without hands . A Divine supplement, here.
within . Greek. dia . App-104 .Mark 14:1 . Not the same word as in Mark 14:4 .
another. Greek. allos . See App-124 .
stood up in the midst = stood up [and came down] into the midst. Showing that this was not a formal judicial trial, but only to get sufficient evidence to send the Lord to Pilate (Mark 15:1 ).
asked = further asked.
the Christ = the Messiah. App-98 .
the Blessed . Used by the Jews instead of the name, Jehovah.
am I am [He] See John 4:26 ; John 8:28 , John 8:58 ; each time followed by extraordinary effects. See John 18:6 .
see . Greek. opsomai . App-138 .
the Son of man . The last occurance of this title ( App-98 ) in Mark. The first is Mark 2:10 .
on = at. Greek. ek. App-104 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:2 , Mark 14:3 , Mark 14:6 , Mar 2:35 , Mar 2:46
power . Greek dunamis. App-172 . Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 , for Jehovah Who exercises it, and that in judgment,
in = amid. Greek. meta. App-104 . Not the same word as in verses: Mark 14:3 , Mark 14:20 , Mark 14:25 , Mark 3:30 , Mar 3:49 , Mar 3:60 , Mar 3:69 .
heaven = the heavens. See note on Matthew 6:9 , Matthew 6:10 .
rent his clothes. This was strictly forbidden. See Leviticus 10:6 ; Leviticus 21:10 .
condemned. Greek katakrino. App-122 .
guilty = liable to.
buffet = cuff. See note on Matthew 26:67 .
did strike = kept striking.
with the palms of their hands . Greek. rapisma with smart blows. Occurs only here and in John 18:22 ; John 19:3 .
looked upon. See App-133 .
he denied. See App-160 .
know. Greek oida. App-132 .
understand. Greek. epistanai. App-132 .
the porch = the vestibule. Greek. proaulion. Occ, only here in N.T.: = the vestibule leading from the outer gate to the court,
the = a. See App-160 .
a maid = the maid. See App-160 .
to curse and to swear = cursing and swearing. The verb anathematizo is not peculiar to Biblical Greek, as alleged; for Deissmann shows, from the Papyri, that it is of pagan origin, first coined by Greek Jews. (See Light from the Ancient East, pp Mar 92:93 .)
word = saying. Greek. rhema . See note on Mark 9:32 .
Before = that ( hoti ) before. See note on Mark 14:25 .
shalt = wilt.
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