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Bible Commentaries

Scofield's Reference Notes

Mark 16

Verse 2

And very early

For the order of events on the day of the resurrection, and for the order of our Lord's appearances after His resurrection, see,

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Verse 6

Ye seek

Jesus ye seek -- the Nazarene, the crucified; He arose! He is not here! The tone is of triumph. Cf. Psalms 2:4.

Verse 9

Now when

The passage from verse 9 to the end is not found in the two most ancient manuscripts, the Sinaitic and Vatican, and others have it with partial omissions and variations. But it is quoted by Irenaeus and Hippolytus in the second or third century.

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Verse 14


A collective term, equivalent to "The Sanhedrin," "The Commons," not necessarily implying that eleven persons were present. See Luke 24:33; 1 Corinthians 15:5; Matthew 28:16 where "eleven disciples" implies a definite number of persons.

Verse 16


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Bibliographical Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on Mark 16". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". 1917.