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when the sabbath was past : i.e. the weekly sabbath. This was three nights and three days from the preparation day, when He was buried. See App-156 .
had bought. Before the weekly sabbath (Luke 23:56 ; Luke 24:1 ).
sweet spices = aromatics.
first (day) of the week. Greek. the first of the Sabbath.
came = come.
unto = up to. Greek. epi . App-104 .,
sepulchre . See Mark 15:46 .
at the rising , &a = the sun having risen.
among = to. Greek. pros. App-104 .
Who shall roll , &c. ? That was their only difficulty; therefore they could not have heard about the sealing and the watch. This is a Divine supplement, peculiar to Mark.
shall = will.
roll us away . The ground being on an incline (sideways), therefore the door was more easily closed than opened.
from = cut of (Gk. ek. App-104 .): out of the bottom of the incline. Not the same word as in Mark 16:8 . L and TR read apo ( App-104 .), away from, as in Mark 16:8 .
looked = looked up. Greek. anablepo . App-133 .
saw = see (implying attention, surprise, andpleasure). Greek. theoreo. App-133 .
was = had been.
into = Greek. eis App-104 .
saw. App-133 .
on = in. Greek. en . App-104 . Not the same word as in Mark 16:18 .
long . . . garment . Greek. stole a longouter robe of distinction.
affrighted = amazed.
not . Greek. me . App-105 . Not the same as in the next clause and verses: Mark 16:14 , Mark 16:18 .
Jesus. App-98 .
Which was crucified = Who has been crucified. Note the Figure of speech Asyndeton ( App-6 ), leading up breathlessly to the climax = "there shall ye see Him". Thus the passage is emphasized; and the "sudden reduction of ands' "is not "an internal argument against genuineness"!
not. Greek. ou . App-105 .
behold = look Greek. ide , App-133 .:3.
and Peter. A Divine supplement, here.
see. Greek. opsomai. App-133 . a
as = even as.
from = away from. Greek. apo. App-104 .
Now when Jesus was risen, &c. For the sequence of events after the Resurrection, see App-166 . For the genuineness of these last twelve verses (9-20) of Mark, see App-168 .
early : i.e. any time after sunset on our Saturday, 6pm. See App-165 .
appeared. Greek. phaino. App-106 . Not the same word as in Mark 16:12 .
out of = from. Greek. apo. App-104 .
devils = demons.
with = in company with. Greek -meta. App-104 . Not the same word as in Mark 16:20 .
was alive = is alive [again from the dead]. See note on zao. Matthew 9:18 .
seen. Greek. theaomai. App-133 .
of = by. Greek. hupo. App-104 .
believed not = disbelieved [it].
After. Greek. meta. App-104 .
that = these things.
appeared = was manifested. Greek. phaneroo. App-106 . Not the same word as in Mark 16:9 .
in. Greek en. App-104 .
another = different. Greek. heteros. App-124 .
of = out of. Greek. ek. App-104 .
as they walked, &c. See Luke 24:13-42.24.35 .
Afterward, &c. = Later. Greek. husteron . A Divine supplement, here.
upbraided = reproached.
He said. Probably some time after Mark 16:14 , on the eve of the Ascension.
world = kosmos. App-129 .
preach = proclaim. Greek. kerusso. App-121 .
the gospel = the glad tidings.
every creature = all the creation. Put by Figure of speech Snec doche (of Genus), App-6 , for all mankind.
Fulfilled during "that generation" . See Colossians 1:6 , Colossians 1:23 .
believeth. Seo App-150 ., i.
baptized. See App-115 .
believeth not = disbelieveth.
damned = condemned. Greek. katakrino. App-122 .
these signs shall follow = these signs shall attend, or follow close upon. See App-167 and Hebrews 2:3 , Hebrews 2:4 , and the fulfilment in Acts 3:7 , Acts 3:8 ; Acts 5:16 ; Acts 6:8 ; Acts 9:34 , Acts 9:40 , &c. They were limited to the dispensation covered by the Acts of the Apostles. See Hebrews 2:3 , Hebrews 2:4 ; Hebrews 6:1-58.6.6 ; and compare 1 Corinthians 13:8-46.13.10 .
them that believe . Not merely the Apostles, therefore. See App-168 .
In = Through. Greek. en . App-104 .
In My name. Note the Figure of speech Asyndeton, App-6 .
shall they cast out devils . See Acts 8:7 ; Acts 16:18 ; Acts 19:11-44.19.16 .
speak with new tongues. See Acts 2:4-44.2.11 (as foretold by Joel 2:28 , Joel 2:29 ); Mark 10:46 ; Mar 19:6 . 1 Corinthians 12:28 ; and Mark 14:0 .
new = different in character. Greek. kainos, not neos. See notes on Matthew 9:17 ; Matthew 26:28 , Matthew 26:29 ,
They shall take up serpents. See Acts 28:5 . Compare Luke 10:19 .
if they drink, &c. The condition to be seen by the result. App-118 .
drink , &c. Eusebius (iii. 39) records this of John and of Barsabas, surnamed Justus.
not = by no means. Greek. ou me. App-105 .
lay hands on (Greek. epi. App-104 .)
the sick . See Acts 3:7 ; Acts 19:11 Acts 19:12 ; Acts 2:8 , Acts 2:9 , Acts 2:10 . c. 1 Corinthians 12:9 , 1 Corinthians 12:28 . James 5:14 .
the Lord. App-98 . C. The contrast is between the Lord of Mark 16:19 , and the disciples of Mark 16:20 .
heaven = the heaven. Singular. See notes on Matthew 6:9 , Matthew 6:10 .
on = at. Greek. ek. App-104 .
God . See App-98 .
every where . See Colossians 1:6 , Colossians 1:23 .
the LORD = Jehovah ( App-89 . A. b). The witness of "God" is distinguished (in Hebrews 2:4 ) from the testimony of His Son (Hebrews 2:3 ), and from the gifts of the Spirit (pneuma hagion, App-101 .) (Hebrews 2:4 ).
confirming, &c. See Hebrews 2:4 .
the word . Greek. Logos. See note on Mark 9:32 .
with = by means of. Greek. dia . App-104 .Mark 16:1 . d
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