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And. Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton in verses: Mark 3:1-4 . App-6 .
again , i.e. on another Sabbath. Probably the next.
into . Greek. eis. App-104 .
synagogue . See App-120 .
man . Greek. anthropos . App-123 .
a withered hand = his hand withered. Compare Matthew 12:10 ,
watched = were watching.
whether = if. Implying that they had no doubt about it. App-118 .
that = in order that.
Stand forth = Rise up [and come] into (as in Mark 3:1 ) the midst.
lawful = more lawful. Figure of speech Heterosis (of Degree), App-6 .
do evil . Greek. kakopoieo. Compare App-128 .
life = soul. Greek. psuche. See App-110 .
looked round . Noting the minutest action of Jehovah's Servant.
with , Greek. meta . App-104 .,
being grieved . Implying sadness accompanying the anger. A Divine supplement, here.
for = at. Greek. epi. App-104 .
hardness = hardening. Greek porosis. Oce. only here, Romans 11:25 , and Ephesians 4:18 ,
other. Greek. allos . App-124 .
straightway = immediately. See note on Mark 1:12 .
took counsel . See note on Matthew 12:14 .
Herodians . Occurs only here and Mark 12:13 in Mark, and in Matthew 22:16 .
against . Greek. kata , App-104 .
Jesus . App-98 .
withdrew . Note other withdrawals in Mark (Mark 3:7 , Mark 6:31 , Mark 6:36 ; Mark 7:24 , Mark 7:31 ; Mark 9:2 ; Mark 10:1 ; Mark 14:32 ). Not the same verbs.
to = toward. Greek. pros. App-104 . L T Tr. m. read "unto ". (Greek. eis. App-104 . vi,)
great . Emph. on "great". Compare Mark 3:8 .
from = away from. Greek. apo . App-104 .
Galilee . See App-169 .
Idumaea . South of Judea and Dead Sea.
about . Greek. peri. App-104 .,
did = was doing.
unto . Greek. pros. App-101 .
disciples . See note on Mark 6:30 .
because of = on account of. Greek. dia. App-104 .Mark 3:2 .
multitude = crowd. Not the same word an in verses: Mark 3:7 , Mark 3:8 .
lest they should = that they might not. Greek. hina me App-105 .
pressed upon = were besetting.
for to touch = that they might touch.
spirits . Greek. Plural of pneuma. See App-101 ., or 12.
saw = beheld. App-133 .
cried = cried out.
Thou art , &c. ADivine supplement, here, because agreeing with the second subject of the Lord's ministry. See App-119 .
the Son of God. App-98 .
charged. Under penalty.
not . Greek. me . App-105 .
known = manifest. Greek. phaneros. See App-106 .
a = the. Some well-known resort.
He = Himself
would = willed. Greek thelo . App-102 . Compare John 15:16 .
came = went, leaving all.
ordained = made, or appointed. In the sense of Hebrew. dsah , in 1 Samuel 12:6 ("advanced").
that = in order that.
be with Him . This is the first great qualification for any thus called and sent. (1) Like Abel, to have "peace with God"; then (2) like Enoch, to walk with God", and (3) like Noah, to witness for God (Hebrews 11:4-7 ).
might = should.
send them forth = Greek. apostello . This is the second great qualification here. For the others, see above and Acts 1:22 .
preach . App-121 .
Power . = authority. App-172 .
devils = demons.
surnamed = added [the] name. See App-141 .
Peter . Only his naming given here; not his appointment. In Mark; Peter, James, and John are kept in a group. In Matthew and Luke, Andrew is placed between,
Zebedee . See note on Mark 1:19 .
Boanerges . Occ, only in Mark. Aramaic. See App-94 .,
sons of . Apure Hebraism, used with reference to origin, destination, or characteristic. Sparks are "sons of fire" (Job 5:7 ); threshed corn is "a son of the floor" (Isaiah 21:10 ); Judas "a son of perdition" (John 17:12 ); sinners' natural condition "sons of disobedience" (Ephesians 2:2 ; Ephesians 5:6 ).
thunder. The name is Aramaic ( App-94 .), allied to Hebrew In Hebrew "thunder" is kol = voice: i.e. the voice of God (Exodus 9:23 , Psalms 29:3 .Jeremiah 10:13; Jeremiah 10:13 ).
Andrew. A name of Greek origin = manly. Thefirst called. See Matthew 4:18 , Matthew 4:20 . John 1:45 John 1:1 ).
Bartholomew . One (Aramaic. App-94 .) of two names, the other being Nathanael (John 1:45-51 ). John connects Philip with Nathaniel; in the other Gospels, with Bartholomew. Bartholomew is not mentioned in John 21:2 , Nathanael is. The other Gospels mention Bartholomew but not Nathanael.
Matthew . Aramaic. App-94 .
Thomas . Aramaic. App-94 . In Greek = Didymos (John 11:16 ).
Thaddeeus (or Lebbaeus as in Matthew 10:3 ). He is the Judas of John 14:22 , both words having the same meaning = beloved child. Aramaic. App-94 .
Canaanite = Canaan. an or Zealot = one who regarded the presence of the Romans as treason against Jehovah,
also betrayed Him = even delivered Him up.
again. Referring back to Mark 3:7 .
could not = . found themselves unable.
not. Greek. me . App-105 .
friends = kinsfolk. "His brethren, and His mother" (see Mark 3:31 ).
went out = set out.
they said = they were saying (Imperf. Tense): i.e. maintained (as we say).
beside Himself = out of His senses.
scribes . Others also came, with hostile intent.
Beelzebub. See note on Matthew 10:25 .
by. Greek. en . App-104 .
said = began saying.
in. Greek. en. App-104 .
if a kingdom, &c. Implying what experience shows ( App-118 ).
against . Greek. epi. App-104 .
cannot = is not (Greek. ou. App-105 .) able to.
if Satan , &c. Assuming such a case. App-118 .
rise up = bath risen up.
hath an end. A Divine supplement. Occurs only in Mark.
No man Cau = No one is any wise able to.
No . Greek. ou . App-105 .
a = the.
spoil = plunder.
goods = vessels (of gold or silver), &c.
Verily . See note on Matthew 5:18 .
sins . See App-128 ., and note on Matthew 12:31 .
the sons of men . See note on Mark 3:17 .
against : i.e. ascribe the Holy Spirit's work, or Christ's work, to Satan. This is the unpardonable sin. Greek. eis. App-104 .
the Holy Ghost . Greek. pneuma. See App-101 .
never = not (Greek. ou . App-105 ) to the age (Greek. eis io cribs.) App-151 .
eternal . Greek. aionios . App-151 .
damnation = judgment.
Because . This is the reason given.
His brethren and His mother: i.e. the kinsfolk of Mark 3:21 .
and . Note the Figure of speech Polysyndeton ( App-6 ), in verses: Mark 3:31-35 .
without . That they might more easily seize Him (Mark 3:21 ).
sat = was sitting.
Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos App-6 . Greek. idou . App-133 .
looked round about = after casting His glance round. ADivine supplemental detail. Occ, only in Mark.
sat = were sitting,
Behold . Greek. ide. App-133 .
do = have done.
the will. Greek. to thelema . See App-102 .
God. App-98 .
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