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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Mark 3


1:2 prophet, (c-8) Many read 'in the prophets.' My impression is that it was originally 'in the prophet' simply. way. (d-21) Malachi 3:1 .

Verse 5

3:5 distressed (c-8) The Greek word is found here only. It is questioned whether it means 'sympathizing grief' (as LXX, Psalms 69:20 ;) or 'deep grief.' There is, I apprehend, sorrow for, with an intensive force in it; not sympathy, which is feeling with, but feeling what a state they were in, with grief for it.

Verse 6

3:6 counsel (d-11) The word is used also for a council, Acts 25:12 . It may be more in this sense here, but a private one.

Verse 13

3:13 mountain, (a-7) The mountain in contrast with the plain. see Note, Matthew 5:1 .

Verse 15

3:15 power (b-4) Exousia . see Note, Matthew 10:1 .

Verse 18

3:18 Cananaean, (c-22) Or 'Zealot,' Cananaean being the Hebrew for 'zealot.'

Verse 22

3:22 By (d-15) Lit. 'in the power of.' En . see Matthew 3:11 , Note c.

Verse 28

3:28 the (e-19) Lit. 'whatever the.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Mark 3". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.