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Mark 12

Overview

Mark 12:1, In a parable of the vineyard let out to wicked husbandmen Christ foretells the reprobation of the Jews, and the calling of the Gentiles; Mark 12:13, He avoids the snare of the Pharisees and Herodians about paying tribute to Caesar; Mark 12:18, convicts the Sadducees of error, who denied the resurrection; Mark 12:28, resolves the scribe, who questioned of the first commandment; Mark 12:35, refutes the opinion that the scribes held of Christ; Mark 12:38, bidding the people to beware of their ambition and hypocrisy; Mark 12:41, and commends the poor widow for her two mites, above all.

Verse 1

he began: Mark 4:2, Mark 4:11-13, Mark 4:33, Mark 4:34, Ezekiel 20:49, Matthew 13:10-15, Matthew 13:34, Matthew 13:35, Matthew 21:28-33, Matthew 22:1-14, Luke 8:10, Luke 22:9

A certain: Matthew 21:33-40, Luke 20:9-15

planted: Psalms 80:8-16, Isaiah 5:1-4, Jeremiah 2:21, Luke 13:6-9, John 15:1-8, Romans 11:17-24

and set: Nehemiah 9:13, Nehemiah 9:14, Psalms 78:68, Psalms 78:69, Psalms 147:19, Psalms 147:20, Ezekiel 20:11, Ezekiel 20:12, Ezekiel 20:18-20, Acts 7:38, Acts 7:46, Acts 7:47, Romans 3:1, Romans 3:2, Romans 9:4, Romans 9:5

and let: Song of Solomon 8:11, Song of Solomon 8:12, Isaiah 7:23

and went: Mark 13:34, Matthew 25:14, Luke 15:13, Luke 19:12

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 20:39 - Thy servant Psalms 80:15 - vineyard Ezekiel 15:2 - What Micah 4:8 - O tower

Verse 2

at: Psalms 1:3, Matthew 21:34, Luke 20:10

a servant: Judges 6:8-10, 2 Kings 17:13, 2 Chronicles 36:15, Ezra 9:11, Jeremiah 25:4, Jeremiah 25:5, Jeremiah 35:15, Jeremiah 44:4, Micah 7:1, Zechariah 1:3-6, Zechariah 7:7, Luke 12:48, John 15:1-8, Hebrews 1:1

Reciprocal: Isaiah 5:2 - he looked Jeremiah 2:30 - your own sword Ezekiel 2:3 - I send

Verse 3

they: 1 Kings 18:4, 1 Kings 18:13, 1 Kings 19:10, 1 Kings 19:14, 1 Kings 22:27, 2 Chronicles 16:10, 2 Chronicles 24:19-21, 2 Chronicles 36:16, Nehemiah 9:26, Jeremiah 2:30, Jeremiah 20:2, Jeremiah 26:20-24, Jeremiah 29:26, Jeremiah 37:15, Jeremiah 37:16, Jeremiah 38:4-6, Matthew 23:34-37, Luke 11:47-51, Luke 13:33, Luke 13:34, Acts 7:52, 1 Thessalonians 2:15, Hebrews 11:36, Hebrews 11:37

and sent: Jeremiah 44:4, Jeremiah 44:5, Jeremiah 44:16, Daniel 9:10, Daniel 9:11, Zechariah 7:9-13, Luke 20:10-12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 16:16 - and they shall Matthew 23:37 - thou

Verse 4

Reciprocal: 1 Chronicles 19:4 - sent them Psalms 68:21 - God

Verse 5

and him: Mark 9:13, Nehemiah 9:30, Jeremiah 7:25-28, Matthew 5:12, Matthew 21:35, Matthew 21:36, Matthew 22:6, Matthew 23:37, Luke 6:22, Luke 6:23, Luke 6:36

Reciprocal: Matthew 22:18 - Why

Verse 6

one: Psalms 2:7, Matthew 1:23, Matthew 11:27, Matthew 26:63, John 1:14, John 1:18, John 1:34, John 1:49, John 3:16-18, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 5:11, 1 John 5:12

his: Mark 1:11, Mark 9:7, Genesis 22:2, Genesis 22:12, Genesis 37:3, Genesis 37:11-13, Genesis 44:20, Isaiah 42:1, Matthew 3:17, Matthew 17:5, Luke 3:22, Luke 9:35, John 3:35, Hebrews 1:1, Hebrews 1:2

They: Psalms 2:12, John 5:23, Hebrews 1:6, Revelation 5:9-13

Reciprocal: Matthew 21:37 - last Luke 20:15 - What

Verse 7

This: Mark 12:12, Genesis 3:15, Genesis 37:20, Psalms 2:2, Psalms 2:3, Psalms 22:12-15, Isaiah 49:7, Isaiah 53:7, Isaiah 53:8, Matthew 2:3-13, Matthew 2:16, John 11:47-50, Acts 2:23, Acts 5:28, Acts 7:52, Acts 13:27, Acts 13:28

Reciprocal: Genesis 37:18 - conspired Matthew 21:38 - This

Verse 8

cast: Matthew 21:33, Matthew 21:39, Luke 20:15, Hebrews 13:11-13

Reciprocal: Hosea 4:6 - I will also reject Matthew 21:38 - This

Verse 9

shall: Matthew 21:40, Matthew 21:41

he will: Leviticus 26:15-18, Leviticus 26:23, Leviticus 26:24, Leviticus 26:27, Leviticus 26:28, Deuteronomy 4:26, Deuteronomy 4:27, Deuteronomy 28:15-68, Deuteronomy 28:61, Joshua 23:15, Proverbs 1:24-31, Isaiah 5:5-7, Daniel 9:26, Daniel 9:27, Zechariah 13:7-9, Matthew 3:9-12, Matthew 12:45, Matthew 22:7, Matthew 23:34-38, Luke 19:27, Luke 19:41-44, Luke 20:15, Luke 20:16

and will: Isaiah 29:17, Isaiah 32:15, Isaiah 32:16, Isaiah 65:15, Jeremiah 17:3, Malachi 1:11, Matthew 8:11-13, Matthew 21:43, Acts 13:46-48, Acts 28:23-28, Romans 9:30-33, Romans 10:20, Romans 10:21, Romans 11:1-12

Reciprocal: Isaiah 5:3 - judge Hosea 4:6 - I will also reject Matthew 13:12 - from Revelation 2:5 - else

Verse 10

have: Mark 12:26, Mark 2:25, Mark 13:14, Matthew 12:3, Matthew 19:4, Matthew 21:16, Matthew 22:31, Luke 6:3

The stone: Psalms 118:22, Psalms 118:23, Isaiah 28:16, Matthew 21:42, Luke 20:17, Luke 20:18, Acts 4:11, Acts 4:12, Romans 9:33, Ephesians 2:20-22, 1 Peter 2:7, 1 Peter 2:8

Reciprocal: Genesis 49:24 - the stone Zechariah 4:7 - headstone Mark 8:31 - rejected Luke 17:25 - rejected John 5:39 - Search John 12:48 - rejecteth Romans 4:3 - what James 2:23 - the scripture 1 Peter 2:4 - disallowed 1 Peter 2:6 - it

Verse 11

Numbers 23:23, Habakkuk 1:5, Acts 2:12, Acts 2:32-36, Acts 3:12-16, Acts 13:40, Acts 13:41, Ephesians 3:8-11, Colossians 1:27, 1 Timothy 3:16

Reciprocal: Genesis 24:50 - The thing Psalms 118:22 - The stone Matthew 21:42 - The stone Ephesians 2:20 - Jesus 1 Peter 2:4 - disallowed 1 Peter 2:7 - the stone

Verse 12

feared: Mark 11:18, Mark 11:32, Matthew 21:26, Matthew 21:45, Matthew 21:46, Luke 20:6, Luke 20:19, John 7:25, John 7:30, John 7:44

knew: 2 Samuel 12:7-15, 1 Kings 20:38-41, 1 Kings 21:17-27

Reciprocal: Numbers 23:7 - he took 1 Kings 21:20 - Hast thou found me Jeremiah 12:6 - thy brethren Ezekiel 24:3 - utter Micah 2:4 - shall Zephaniah 2:5 - the word Matthew 13:3 - in Mark 12:7 - This Luke 19:47 - the chief priests

Verse 13

they send: Psalms 38:12, Psalms 56:5, Psalms 56:6, Psalms 140:5, Isaiah 29:21, Jeremiah 18:18, Matthew 22:15, Matthew 22:16, Luke 11:54, Luke 20:20-26

Herodians: Mark 3:6, Mark 8:15, Matthew 16:6

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 42:3 - General Matthew 3:7 - the Pharisees Matthew 19:3 - tempting

Verse 14

Master: Mark 14:45, Psalms 12:2-4, Psalms 55:21, Psalms 120:2, Proverbs 26:23-26, Jeremiah 42:2, Jeremiah 42:3, Jeremiah 42:20

we know: John 7:18, 2 Corinthians 2:2, 2 Corinthians 2:17, 2 Corinthians 4:1, 2 Corinthians 5:11, 1 Thessalonians 2:4

carest: Deuteronomy 33:9, Deuteronomy 33:10, 2 Chronicles 18:13, Isaiah 50:7-9, Jeremiah 15:19-21, Ezekiel 2:6, Ezekiel 2:7, Micah 3:8, 2 Corinthians 5:16, Galatians 1:10, Galatians 2:6, Galatians 2:11-14

for thou: Exodus 23:2-6, Deuteronomy 16:19, 2 Chronicles 19:7

is it: Ezra 4:12, Ezra 4:13, Nehemiah 9:37, Matthew 17:25-27, Matthew 22:17, Luke 20:22, Luke 23:2, Romans 13:6

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 1:17 - ye shall not Deuteronomy 10:17 - regardeth Proverbs 12:20 - Deceit Isaiah 58:2 - they ask Malachi 2:6 - law Matthew 22:16 - neither Mark 9:14 - the scribes Mark 10:17 - Good Luke 20:21 - Master John 3:2 - we know Acts 16:17 - the way Acts 18:25 - instructed 2 Corinthians 6:8 - true 2 Peter 2:2 - ways

Verse 15

knowing: Matthew 22:18, Luke 20:23, John 2:24, John 2:25, John 21:17, Hebrews 4:13, Revelation 2:23

Why: Mark 10:2, Ezekiel 17:2, Acts 5:9, 1 Corinthians 10:9

a penny: "Valuing of our money, sevenpence halfpenny, as Matthew 18:28, marg.

Reciprocal: Matthew 9:4 - knowing Matthew 16:1 - tempting Matthew 19:3 - tempting Mark 8:11 - tempting Luke 20:20 - they watched 1 Peter 2:1 - hypocrisies

Verse 16

image: Matthew 22:19-22, Luke 20:24-26, 2 Timothy 2:19, Revelation 3:12

Verse 17

Render: Proverbs 24:21, Matthew 17:25-27, Romans 13:7, 1 Peter 2:17

and to: Mark 12:30, Proverbs 23:26, Ecclesiastes 5:4, Ecclesiastes 5:5, Malachi 1:6, Acts 4:19, Acts 4:20, Romans 6:13, Romans 12:1, 1 Corinthians 6:19, 1 Corinthians 6:20, 2 Corinthians 5:14, 2 Corinthians 5:15

And they: Job 5:12, Job 5:13, Matthew 22:22, Matthew 22:33, Matthew 22:46, 1 Corinthians 14:24, 1 Corinthians 14:25

Reciprocal: Proverbs 24:26 - shall Malachi 3:8 - a man Luke 20:25 - Render Luke 23:2 - forbidding Titus 2:8 - Sound 1 Peter 2:13 - General

Verse 18

come: Matthew 22:23-33, Luke 20:27-40

say: Acts 4:1, Acts 4:2, Acts 23:6-9, 1 Corinthians 15:13-18, 2 Timothy 2:18

Reciprocal: Proverbs 24:26 - shall Matthew 3:7 - the Pharisees Matthew 16:1 - Sadducees Acts 23:8 - General

Verse 19

If: Genesis 38:8, Deuteronomy 25:5-10, Ruth 4:5

that: Ruth 1:11-13

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:32 - seed Leviticus 18:16 - General Deuteronomy 31:9 - Moses Matthew 22:24 - Moses Matthew 22:25 - General Luke 20:33 - General

Verse 20

Matthew 22:25-28, Luke 20:29-33

Reciprocal: Mark 2:25 - Have

Verse 23

Reciprocal: Psalms 31:23 - O love

Verse 24

Do: As the five books of Moses were the only scriptures which the Sadducees admitted as Divine, our Lord confutes them by an appeal to these books, and proves that they were ignorant of those very writings which they professed to hold sacred. He not only rectified their opinions, but so explained the doctrine as to overthrow the erroneous decision of the Pharisees, that if two brothers married one woman, she should be restored at the resurrection to the first. Isaiah 8:20, Jeremiah 8:7-9, Hosea 6:6, Hosea 8:12, Matthew 22:29, John 5:39, John 20:9, Acts 17:11, Romans 15:4, 2 Timothy 3:15-17

because: Job 19:25-27, Isaiah 25:8, Isaiah 26:19, Ezekiel 37:1-14, Daniel 12:2, Hosea 6:2, Hosea 13:14

neither: Mark 10:27, Genesis 18:14, Jeremiah 32:17, Luke 1:37, Ephesians 1:19, Philippians 3:21

Reciprocal: Matthew 22:30 - in the Mark 12:27 - ye Luke 20:35 - neither 1 Corinthians 15:43 - in power 2 Timothy 3:16 - All James 1:16 - Do

Verse 25

but: Matthew 22:30, Luke 20:35, Luke 20:36, 1 Corinthians 15:42-54, Hebrews 12:22, Hebrews 12:23, 1 John 3:2

Reciprocal: 1 Corinthians 15:43 - in power Hebrews 11:35 - that they

Verse 26

have: Mark 12:10, Matthew 22:31, Matthew 22:32

in the book: Exodus 3:2-6, Exodus 3:16, Luke 20:37, Acts 7:30-32

I am: Genesis 17:7, Genesis 17:8, Genesis 26:24, Genesis 28:13, Genesis 31:42, Genesis 32:9, Genesis 33:20, *marg. Isaiah 41:8-10

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:6 - I am Deuteronomy 33:16 - the good Matthew 9:13 - go Matthew 12:3 - Have Matthew 19:4 - Have Mark 2:25 - Have Luke 6:3 - Have Hebrews 11:16 - to be

Verse 27

is not: Romans 4:17, Romans 14:9, Hebrews 11:13-16

ye: Mark 12:24, Proverbs 19:27, Hebrews 3:10

Reciprocal: Matthew 22:32 - God is Luke 20:37 - when James 1:16 - Do

Verse 28

one: Matthew 22:34-40

Which: Matthew 5:19, Matthew 19:18, Matthew 23:23, Luke 11:42

Reciprocal: Malachi 4:4 - the law Matthew 22:36 - General Mark 10:19 - knowest Luke 20:39 - thou 1 Timothy 1:5 - charity Titus 2:8 - Sound

Verse 29

Hear: Mark 12:32, Mark 12:33, Deuteronomy 6:4, Deuteronomy 10:12, Deuteronomy 30:6, Proverbs 23:26, Matthew 10:37, Luke 10:27, 1 Timothy 1:5

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:35 - none else 1 Kings 3:3 - loved Nehemiah 9:6 - even thou Psalms 86:10 - God Psalms 119:96 - but thy Matthew 7:12 - for Matthew 22:37 - General 1 Corinthians 8:4 - there is 1 Corinthians 13:13 - the greatest 1 Timothy 2:5 - one God James 2:19 - General 1 John 2:7 - but 1 John 4:21 - General

Verse 30

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 6:5 - thou shalt 1 Kings 3:3 - loved Nehemiah 9:6 - even thou Psalms 103:1 - all that Isaiah 56:6 - to love Micah 6:8 - to do Matthew 22:37 - General Mark 12:17 - and to Luke 10:27 - Thou Romans 8:28 - them

Verse 31

Thou: Leviticus 19:13, Matthew 7:12, Matthew 19:18, Matthew 19:19, Matthew 22:39, Luke 10:27, Luke 10:36, Luke 10:37, Romans 13:8, Romans 13:9, 1 Corinthians 13:4-8, Galatians 5:14, James 2:8-13, 1 John 3:17-19, 1 John 4:7, 1 John 4:8, 1 John 4:21

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:18 - thou shalt Matthew 5:43 - Thou

Verse 32

for: Deuteronomy 4:39, Deuteronomy 5:7, Deuteronomy 6:4, Isaiah 44:8, Isaiah 45:5, Isaiah 45:6, Isaiah 45:14, Isaiah 45:18, Isaiah 45:21, Isaiah 45:22, Isaiah 46:9, Jeremiah 10:10-12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 4:35 - none else Psalms 85:9 - Surely Proverbs 24:26 - shall Amos 5:24 - let Matthew 8:19 - certain Mark 12:29 - Hear Titus 2:8 - Sound

Verse 33

is more: 1 Samuel 15:22, Psalms 50:8-15, Psalms 50:23, Proverbs 21:3, Isaiah 1:11-17, Isaiah 58:5-7, Jeremiah 7:21-23, Hosea 6:6, Amos 5:21-24, Micah 6:6-8, Matthew 9:13, Matthew 12:7, 1 Corinthians 13:1-3

Reciprocal: Exodus 29:18 - a burnt offering Deuteronomy 6:5 - thou shalt Psalms 51:17 - sacrifices Psalms 116:1 - love Jeremiah 7:22 - nor Matthew 22:37 - General Mark 12:29 - Hear Luke 10:27 - Thou Galatians 5:14 - Thou Hebrews 10:4 - not

Verse 34

Thou: Matthew 12:20, Romans 3:20, Romans 7:9, Galatians 2:19

And no: Job 32:15, Job 32:16, Matthew 22:46, Luke 20:40, Romans 3:19, Colossians 4:6, Titus 1:9-11

Reciprocal: Luke 7:43 - Thou Luke 10:27 - Thou Luke 10:28 - Thou hast Titus 2:8 - Sound

Verse 35

while: Mark 11:27, Luke 19:47, Luke 20:1, Luke 21:37, John 18:20

How: Matthew 22:41, Matthew 22:42, Luke 20:41-44, John 7:42

Reciprocal: Psalms 110:1 - The Lord Matthew 9:27 - Thou Matthew 26:55 - I sat Mark 14:49 - was

Verse 36

by: 2 Samuel 23:2, Nehemiah 9:30, Matthew 22:43-45, Acts 1:16, Acts 28:25, 2 Timothy 3:16, Hebrews 3:7, Hebrews 3:8, Hebrews 4:7, 1 Peter 1:11, 2 Peter 1:21

The Lord: Psalms 110:1, Acts 2:34-36, 1 Corinthians 15:25, Hebrews 1:13, Hebrews 10:12, Hebrews 10:13

Reciprocal: Daniel 10:17 - the servant of this my lord Matthew 10:20 - but Luke 1:70 - spake Luke 20:42 - himself John 14:26 - Holy Ghost Acts 2:30 - being Colossians 3:1 - where 1 Peter 3:22 - is on

Verse 37

and whence: Matthew 1:23, Romans 1:3, Romans 1:4, Romans 9:5, 1 Timothy 3:16, Revelation 22:16

And the: Matthew 11:5, Matthew 11:25, Matthew 21:46, Luke 19:48, Luke 21:38, John 7:46-49, James 2:5

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 22:28 - Hearken Nehemiah 8:3 - ears Zechariah 11:7 - General Luke 8:40 - the people Luke 20:42 - himself James 1:19 - let

Verse 38

said: Mark 4:2

Beware: Matthew 10:17, Matthew 23:1-7, Luke 20:45-47

which: Matthew 6:5, Luke 11:43, Luke 14:7-11, 3 John 1:9

Reciprocal: Matthew 7:15 - Beware Matthew 23:2 - General Matthew 23:6 - General Luke 20:46 - which

Verse 39

James 2:2, James 2:3

Reciprocal: Matthew 6:2 - in the synagogues Matthew 23:6 - General Luke 11:43 - for Luke 14:7 - they Luke 20:46 - which

Verse 40

devour: Ezekiel 22:25, Micah 2:2, Micah 3:1-4, Matthew 23:14, Luke 20:47, 2 Timothy 3:6

long: Matthew 6:7, Matthew 11:22-24, Matthew 23:33, Luke 12:47, Luke 12:48

Reciprocal: Micah 2:9 - cast Mark 3:29 - but is Luke 5:33 - and make Romans 13:2 - receive Philippians 1:18 - whether

Verse 41

sat: Matthew 27:6, Luke 21:2-4, John 8:20

money: A piece of brass money, see Matthew 10:9.

the treasury: 2 Kings 12:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 35:5 - whosoever Exodus 35:22 - every man Deuteronomy 16:17 - as he is able Joshua 6:19 - the treasury 2 Kings 22:4 - sum the silver 2 Chronicles 24:8 - at the king's Proverbs 19:22 - desire Malachi 1:14 - which hath in his flock Matthew 25:23 - Well Luke 21:1 - and saw 1 Corinthians 16:2 - as God

Verse 42

two mites: "It is the seventh part of one piece of that brass money." Mark 12:42

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 22:4 - sum the silver Song of Solomon 8:1 - yea Matthew 10:42 - a cup Luke 12:59 - mite Luke 21:2 - mites 2 Corinthians 8:2 - their deep 2 Corinthians 8:12 - if

Verse 43

That: Exodus 35:21-29, Matthew 10:42, Acts 11:29, 2 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Corinthians 8:12, 2 Corinthians 9:6-8

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 17:15 - did according Matthew 5:18 - verily Luke 21:3 - more John 8:20 - in the treasury

Verse 44

cast in of: Mark 14:8, 1 Chronicles 29:2-17, 2 Chronicles 24:10-14, 2 Chronicles 31:5-10, 2 Chronicles 35:7, 2 Chronicles 35:8, Ezra 2:68, Ezra 2:69, Nehemiah 7:70-72, 2 Corinthians 8:2, 2 Corinthians 8:3, Philippians 4:10-17

all her: Deuteronomy 24:6, Luke 8:43, Luke 15:12, Luke 15:30, Luke 21:2-4, 1 John 3:17

Reciprocal: Luke 21:3 - more

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Mark 12". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/mark-12.html.