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Wednesday, July 17th, 2024
the Week of Proper 10 / Ordinary 15
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Bible Commentaries
Mark 11

Scofield's Reference NotesScofield's Notes

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Verse 1


Meaning, house of unripe figs, see Mark 11:12; Mark 11:20. probably so called after the fig tree was cursed.

Verse 10


(See Scofield " :-")

Verse 13


Fig trees which have retained their leaves through the winter usually have figs also. It was still too early for new leaves or fruit.

Verse 19

when even

whenever, i.e. every day when evening came.

Verse 22

Have faith

Have the faith of God; i.e. the faith which God gives. Cf. 1 Corinthians 12:9; Ephesians 2:8.

Verse 23


See, Matthew 17:20; Luke 11:1 (See Scofield "Luke 11:1- :") ; Luke 17:6; John 14:13; John 14:14

Verse 26

if ye

(See Scofield " :-") . Verse 26 is omitted from the best MSS.

Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Mark 11". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/srn/mark-11.html. 1917.
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