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Mark 16

Introduction

Overview

Mark 16:1, An Angel declares the resurrection of Christ to three women; Mark 16:9, Christ himself appears to Mary Magdalene; Mark 16:12, to two going into the country; Mark 16:14, then to the apostles; Mark 16:15, whom he sends forth to preach the gospel; Mark 16:19, and ascends into heaven.

Verse 1

when: Mark 15:42, Matthew 28:1-10, Luke 23:54, Luke 23:56, Luke 24:1-12, John 19:31, John 20:1-10

Mary Magdalene: Mark 15:40, Mark 15:47, Luke 24:10, John 19:25

sweet: Mark 14:3, Mark 14:8, 2 Chronicles 16:14, John 19:40

Reciprocal: Genesis 50:2 - embalmed Song of Solomon 4:14 - the chief Matthew 13:55 - and his Matthew 26:12 - General Matthew 27:56 - Mary Magdalene Luke 8:2 - certain Acts 1:14 - with the

Verse 2

Mr. West supposes that the women made two different visits to the sepulchre, and, in consequence of that, two distinct reports to the disciples; that Mary Magdalene, with the other Mary and Salome, set out not only early, but very early in the morning, כיבם [Strong's G3029], נסשי [Strong's G4404], i.e., before the time appointed to meet Joanna and the other women there. - Luke 24:10. This interpretation, which is adopted by several eminent writers, is very probable, and reconciles the apparent discrepancy in the evangelists. Matthew 28:1, Luke 24:1, John 20:1

Reciprocal: Daniel 6:19 - General Luke 24:4 - two men 1 Corinthians 15:4 - he rose

Verse 3

Who: Mark 15:46, Mark 15:47, Matthew 27:60-66

Reciprocal: Genesis 29:8 - roll Matthew 28:2 - for Luke 24:2 - General John 11:39 - Take John 20:1 - the stone

Verse 4

they saw: Matthew 28:2-4, Luke 24:2, John 20:1

Reciprocal: Matthew 27:60 - a great Mark 15:46 - and rolled

Verse 5

entering: Luke 24:3, John 20:8

a young: This appears to have been a different angel from that mentioned by Matthew. The latter sat in the porch of the tomb, and had assumed a terrible appearance to overawe the guard. - Matthew 28:1, but this appeared as a young man, within the sepulchre, in the inner apartment. The two angels spoken of by John - John 20:11 appeared some time after these; but whether they were the same or different cannot be ascertained; nor whether the angels which manifested themselves to the second party of women, recorded by Luke - Luke 24:4, were the same or different. Daniel 10:5, Daniel 10:6, Matthew 28:3, Luke 24:4, Luke 24:5, John 20:11, John 20:12

and they: Mark 6:49, Mark 6:50, Daniel 8:17, Daniel 10:7-9, Daniel 10:12, Luke 1:12, Luke 1:29, Luke 1:30

Reciprocal: Mark 9:6 - General Mark 16:8 - for they trembled Acts 1:10 - two Acts 11:1 - the Gentiles 1 Timothy 3:16 - seen Revelation 1:17 - Fear not Revelation 3:4 - walk

Verse 6

Be not: Matthew 14:26, Matthew 14:27, Matthew 28:4, Matthew 28:5, Revelation 1:17, Revelation 1:18

Ye seek: Psalms 105:3, Psalms 105:4, Proverbs 8:17

Jesus: John 19:19, John 19:20, Acts 2:22, Acts 2:23, Acts 4:10, Acts 10:38-40

he is risen: Mark 9:9, Mark 9:10, Mark 10:34, Psalms 71:20, Matthew 12:40, Matthew 28:6, Matthew 28:7, Luke 24:4-8, Luke 24:20-27, Luke 24:46, John 2:19-22, 1 Corinthians 15:3-7

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 20:3 - be ye terrified 2 Kings 6:16 - Fear not Daniel 10:12 - Fear not Mark 16:8 - for they trembled Luke 1:13 - Fear Luke 1:29 - she was Luke 24:5 - they John 6:20 - It is John 11:34 - General John 20:12 - seeth John 20:15 - whom Acts 10:30 - behold

Verse 7

tell: Mark 14:50, Mark 14:66-72, Matthew 28:7, 2 Corinthians 2:7

there: Mark 14:28, Matthew 26:32, Matthew 28:10, Matthew 28:16, Matthew 28:17, John 21:1, Acts 13:31, 1 Corinthians 15:5

Reciprocal: Jeremiah 45:2 - unto Matthew 14:31 - and caught Luke 22:32 - and when Luke 24:9 - General Luke 24:34 - hath 1 Corinthians 15:6 - he was

Verse 8

they went: Matthew 28:8, Luke 24:9-11, Luke 24:22-24

for they trembled: Mark 16:5, Mark 16:6, Luke 24:37

neither: 2 Kings 4:29, Luke 10:4

Reciprocal: Daniel 10:11 - I stood Matthew 28:7 - go John 4:28 - General

Verse 9

the first: John 20:19, Acts 20:7, 1 Corinthians 16:2, Revelation 1:10

he appeared: Mark 15:40, Mark 15:47, Luke 24:10, John 20:14-18

out: Luke 8:2

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 5:4 - and told his lord Psalms 68:18 - ascended Matthew 12:45 - seven Matthew 27:56 - Mary Magdalene Matthew 28:9 - as Luke 8:30 - many Luke 24:22 - General John 19:25 - and Mary

Verse 10

as: Mark 14:72, Matthew 9:15, Matthew 24:30, Luke 24:17, John 16:6, John 16:20-22

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 5:4 - and told his lord Matthew 28:7 - go Matthew 28:9 - as Luke 24:9 - General Luke 24:22 - General John 20:18 - came Acts 1:3 - he showed

Verse 11

believed: Mark 16:13, Mark 16:14, Mark 9:19, Exodus 6:9, Job 9:16, Luke 24:11, Luke 24:23-35

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 10:7 - I believed Psalms 126:1 - we were like John 20:25 - We Acts 12:15 - Thou

Verse 12

Luke 24:13-32

Reciprocal: Mark 9:2 - transfigured Luke 24:16 - General Luke 24:35 - General John 20:14 - and knew John 21:4 - but Acts 13:31 - he was

Verse 13

they went: Luke 24:33-35

neither: Luke 16:31, John 20:8, John 20:25

Reciprocal: Matthew 28:7 - go Mark 16:11 - believed Luke 24:13 - two Luke 24:34 - Saying Luke 24:35 - General

Verse 14

he appeared: Luke 24:36-43, John 20:19, John 20:20, 1 Corinthians 15:5

at meat: or, together

and upbraided: Mark 7:18, Mark 8:17, Mark 8:18, Matthew 11:20, Matthew 15:16, Matthew 15:17, Matthew 16:8-11, Matthew 17:20, Luke 24:25, Luke 24:38, Luke 24:39, John 20:27, Revelation 3:19

unbelief: Numbers 14:11, Psalms 95:8-11, Hebrews 3:7, Hebrews 3:8, Hebrews 3:15-19

Reciprocal: Isaiah 40:28 - thou not known Matthew 17:17 - O faithless Matthew 28:16 - the eleven Mark 6:52 - their Mark 9:19 - O faithless Mark 9:32 - were Mark 16:11 - believed Luke 1:20 - because Acts 12:15 - Thou James 1:5 - and upbraideth

Verse 15

Go: Matthew 10:5, Matthew 10:6, Matthew 28:19, Luke 14:21-23, Luke 24:47, Luke 24:48, John 15:16, John 20:21, 1 John 4:14

into: Mark 13:10, Psalms 22:27, Psalms 67:1, Psalms 67:2, Psalms 96:3, Psalms 98:3, Isaiah 42:10-12, Isaiah 45:22, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 52:10, Isaiah 60:1-3, Luke 2:10, Luke 2:11, Luke 2:31, Luke 2:32, Acts 1:8, Romans 10:18, Romans 16:26, Ephesians 2:17, Colossians 1:6, Colossians 1:23, Revelation 14:6

Reciprocal: Numbers 29:1 - blowing 1 Kings 7:25 - General 2 Chronicles 4:4 - three Psalms 40:9 - preached Psalms 72:16 - There Psalms 96:2 - show Psalms 98:2 - made Proverbs 8:1 - General Proverbs 15:7 - lips Isaiah 25:6 - all people Isaiah 34:1 - Come Isaiah 51:5 - my salvation Isaiah 52:7 - publisheth Isaiah 57:19 - Peace Isaiah 62:11 - the Lord Isaiah 66:19 - I will send Jeremiah 1:7 - for thou shalt Micah 4:2 - for Zechariah 9:13 - against Matthew 9:37 - The harvest Matthew 13:38 - field Matthew 22:9 - General Matthew 24:14 - shall be Matthew 24:31 - he Matthew 26:13 - Wheresoever Mark 14:9 - Wheresoever Luke 3:6 - General Luke 9:2 - General Luke 10:2 - the Lord Luke 14:16 - bade Acts 1:2 - given Acts 4:12 - is there Acts 8:12 - they believed Acts 10:20 - and get Acts 10:42 - he commanded Acts 13:47 - so Acts 16:13 - spake Acts 16:32 - they Acts 17:17 - daily Acts 18:8 - hearing Romans 1:1 - the gospel Romans 3:29 - General Romans 8:22 - the Romans 10:8 - the word of faith Romans 10:14 - and how shall 1 Corinthians 15:3 - I delivered 2 Corinthians 5:18 - hath given Galatians 3:27 - as many Ephesians 1:13 - the gospel Ephesians 3:9 - to 1 Timothy 2:4 - and Titus 1:3 - manifested Titus 2:11 - hath appeared Hebrews 2:3 - and was 1 Peter 1:12 - that have Revelation 5:9 - out

Verse 16

that believeth and: Mark 1:15, Luke 8:12, John 1:12, John 1:13, John 3:15, John 3:16, John 3:18, John 3:36, John 5:24, John 6:29, John 6:35, John 6:40, John 7:37, John 7:38, John 11:25, John 11:26, John 12:46, John 20:31, Acts 10:43, Acts 13:39, Acts 16:30-32, Romans 3:6, Romans 4:24, Romans 10:9, Hebrews 10:38, Hebrews 10:39, 1 Peter 1:21, 1 Peter 3:21, 1 John 5:10-13

is: Matthew 28:19, Acts 2:38, Acts 2:41, Acts 8:36-39, Acts 22:16, Romans 10:9-14, 1 Peter 3:21

but: John 3:18, John 3:19, John 3:36, John 8:24, John 12:47, John 12:48, Acts 13:46, 2 Thessalonians 1:8, 2 Thessalonians 2:12, Revelation 20:15, Revelation 21:8

Reciprocal: Numbers 19:20 - shall not Numbers 29:1 - blowing Deuteronomy 18:19 - General Deuteronomy 30:15 - General 1 Kings 7:25 - General Psalms 40:9 - preached Psalms 72:16 - There Proverbs 8:1 - General Isaiah 34:1 - Come Jeremiah 1:7 - for thou shalt Ezekiel 44:9 - General Micah 4:2 - for Matthew 22:9 - General Matthew 24:14 - shall be Matthew 24:31 - he Luke 14:16 - bade John 3:5 - born John 15:16 - ordained John 16:9 - General Acts 3:23 - that every Acts 4:12 - is there Acts 8:37 - If Acts 10:42 - he commanded Acts 11:14 - words Acts 16:31 - Believe Acts 18:8 - hearing Romans 1:1 - the gospel Romans 3:27 - but by Romans 3:29 - General Romans 10:8 - the word of faith Romans 10:14 - and how shall 1 Corinthians 15:3 - I delivered 2 Corinthians 5:18 - hath given 2 Corinthians 6:15 - or Galatians 3:22 - to Galatians 3:27 - as many Ephesians 1:13 - the gospel Ephesians 2:8 - through Ephesians 3:9 - to 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - that Hebrews 3:19 - General Hebrews 6:2 - the doctrine Hebrews 6:9 - things 1 John 5:12 - and he Revelation 5:9 - out

Verse 17

these: John 14:12

In: Luke 10:17, Acts 5:16, Acts 8:7, Acts 16:18, Acts 19:12-16

they: Acts 2:4-11, Acts 2:33, Acts 10:46, Acts 19:6, 1 Corinthians 12:10, 1 Corinthians 12:28, 1 Corinthians 12:30, 1 Corinthians 14:5-26

Reciprocal: Daniel 6:27 - and he Matthew 10:1 - he gave Matthew 12:28 - I cast Mark 6:7 - power Luke 4:36 - What Luke 9:1 - gave John 17:22 - the glory Acts 2:43 - many Acts 3:6 - In Acts 3:16 - through Acts 5:12 - by Acts 8:13 - miracles and signs Acts 19:11 - General 1 Corinthians 14:22 - for a 2 Corinthians 13:8 - General Hebrews 11:6 - without James 5:15 - the prayer

Verse 18

shall take: Genesis 3:15, Psalms 91:13, Luke 10:19, Acts 28:3-6, Romans 16:20

if: It is fully asserted here, that the apostles of our Lord should not lose their life by poison, and there is neither record nor tradition to disprove it. But it is worthy of remark, that Mohammed, who styled himself the apostle of God, lost his life by poison; and, had he been a true prophet, or a true apostle of God, he would not have fallen into the snare. 2 Kings 4:39-41

they shall lay: Acts 3:6-8, Acts 3:12, Acts 3:16, Acts 4:10, Acts 4:22, Acts 4:30, Acts 5:15, Acts 5:16, Acts 9:17, Acts 9:18, Acts 9:34, Acts 9:40-42, Acts 19:12, Acts 28:8, Acts 28:9, 1 Corinthians 12:9, James 5:14, James 5:15

Reciprocal: Exodus 4:4 - put forth Exodus 7:10 - it became Deuteronomy 20:3 - be ye terrified 2 Kings 4:40 - death Daniel 3:25 - they have no hurt Daniel 6:27 - and he Matthew 10:1 - he gave Matthew 10:8 - Heal Mark 5:23 - lay thy hands Luke 5:17 - power Luke 9:1 - gave Luke 13:13 - he laid Acts 5:12 - by Acts 8:7 - unclean Acts 28:5 - felt

Verse 19

after: Matthew 28:18-20, Luke 24:44-50, John 21:15, John 21:22, Acts 1:2, Acts 1:3

he was: Luke 9:51, Luke 24:50, Luke 24:51, John 13:1, John 16:28, John 17:4, John 17:5, John 17:13, Acts 1:10, Acts 1:11, Acts 2:33, Acts 3:21, Ephesians 1:20-22, Ephesians 4:8-11, Hebrews 1:3, Hebrews 4:14, Hebrews 6:20, Hebrews 7:26, Hebrews 8:1, Hebrews 9:24, Hebrews 10:12, Hebrews 10:13, Hebrews 10:19-22, Hebrews 12:2, 1 Peter 3:22, Revelation 3:21

and sat: Psalms 110:1, Acts 7:55, Acts 7:56, 1 Corinthians 15:24, 1 Corinthians 15:25, 1 Peter 3:22, Revelation 3:20

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 2:11 - into heaven 2 Kings 2:12 - he saw him Psalms 16:11 - at thy Psalms 24:7 - shall Psalms 110:5 - at thy Matthew 20:21 - the one Matthew 25:33 - his Mark 10:37 - sit Mark 14:62 - the Son Luke 19:12 - a far Luke 22:69 - on John 3:13 - even John 6:62 - General John 7:33 - Yet John 12:16 - when John 16:16 - because Acts 1:9 - when Romans 8:34 - who is even Colossians 3:1 - where 1 Timothy 3:16 - received Revelation 12:5 - caught

Verse 20

they went: Acts 2:1 - Acts 28:31

the Lord: Acts 4:30, Acts 5:12, Acts 8:4-6, Acts 14:3, Acts 14:8-10, Romans 15:19, 1 Corinthians 2:4, 1 Corinthians 2:5, 1 Corinthians 3:6-9, 2 Corinthians 6:1, Hebrews 2:4

Reciprocal: Exodus 3:12 - Certainly Judges 6:16 - General 1 Kings 13:5 - General 2 Kings 2:14 - smote Micah 4:2 - for Haggai 2:4 - for Matthew 28:20 - I am Luke 9:6 - General Luke 10:2 - the Lord Luke 24:53 - Amen John 3:13 - even Acts 4:33 - with Romans 10:18 - their sound Romans 15:18 - which 1 Corinthians 1:6 - was 1 Corinthians 3:9 - we 1 Corinthians 12:10 - the working 1 Corinthians 14:16 - Amen 2 Corinthians 6:7 - the power 1 Thessalonians 1:5 - but

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Mark 16". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/mark-16.html.