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Mark 8

Introduction

Overview

Mark 8:1, Christ feeds the people miraculously; Mark 8:10, refuses to give a sign to the Pharisees; Mark 8:14, admonishes his disciples to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, and of the leaven of Herod; Mark 8:22, gives a blind man his sight; Mark 8:27, acknowledges that he is the Christ who should suffer and rise again; Mark 8:34, and exhorts to patience in persecution for the profession of the gospel.

Verse 1

Matthew 15:32-Malachi :

Reciprocal: Matthew 14:14 - and was Mark 8:20 - General

Verse 2

compassion: Mark 1:41, Mark 5:19, Mark 6:34, Mark 9:22, Psalms 103:13, Psalms 145:8, Psalms 145:15, Micah 7:19, Matthew 9:36, Matthew 14:14, Matthew 20:34, Luke 7:13, Luke 15:20, Hebrews 2:17, Hebrews 4:15, Hebrews 5:2

and have: Matthew 4:2-Numbers :, Matthew 6:32, Matthew 6:33, John 4:6-Ruth :, John 4:30-Nahum :

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 19:6 - cake 2 Kings 4:38 - Set on the great pot Psalms 107:5 - General Matthew 15:32 - Jesus Mark 6:37 - give John 6:5 - Whence Acts 27:34 - for this

Verse 3

Judges 8:4-Joshua :, 1 Samuel 14:28-Obadiah :, 1 Samuel 30:10-2 Kings :, Isaiah 40:31

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 19:6 - cake Psalms 107:5 - General Matthew 14:15 - send Matthew 15:32 - lest Mark 6:37 - give John 21:9 - they saw Acts 27:34 - for this

Verse 4

From: Mark 6:36, Mark 6:37, Mark 6:52, Numbers 11:21-Isaiah :, 2 Kings 4:42-Acts :, 2 Kings 7:2, Psalms 78:19, Psalms 78:20, Matthew 15:33, John 6:7-1 Samuel :

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:13 - General Numbers 11:22 - General 2 Kings 4:43 - What Matthew 4:4 - but Matthew 14:17 - General

Verse 5

How: Mark 6:38, Matthew 14:15-Esther :, Matthew 15:34, Luke 9:13

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:4 - and shalt pour Matthew 14:17 - General Matthew 15:33 - Whence Matthew 16:10 - General

Verse 6

to sit: Mark 6:39, Mark 6:40, Matthew 14:18, Matthew 14:19, Matthew 15:35, Matthew 15:36, Luke 9:14, Luke 9:15, Luke 12:37, John 2:5, John 6:10

gave thanks: Mark 6:41-Acts :, 1 Samuel 9:13, Matthew 15:36, Matthew 26:26, Luke 24:30, John 6:11, John 6:23, Romans 14:6, 1 Corinthians 10:30, 1 Corinthians 10:31, Colossians 3:17, 1 Timothy 4:3-Deuteronomy :

Reciprocal: Psalms 132:15 - I will satisfy Acts 27:35 - and gave

Verse 7

fishes: Luke 24:41, Luke 24:42, John 21:5, John 21:8, John 21:9

he blessed: Luke 6:41, Matthew 14:19

Reciprocal: Mark 6:41 - blessed John 6:10 - Make

Verse 8

and were: This was another incontestable miracle - four thousand men, besides women and children - Matthew 15:28, fed with seven loaves - or rather cakes and a few small fishes! Here there must have been a manifest creation of substance - for, they all ate, and were filled. Mark 8:19, Mark 8:20, Psalms 107:8, Psalms 107:9, Psalms 145:16, Matthew 16:10, Luke 1:53, John 6:11-1 Chronicles :, John 6:27, John 6:32-Habakkuk :, John 6:47-Hebrews :, Revelation 7:16, Revelation 7:17

they took: 1 Kings 17:14-Nehemiah :, 2 Kings 4:2-Judges :, 2 Kings 4:42-Acts :

Reciprocal: Matthew 14:20 - and they took Matthew 15:37 - seven Mark 6:42 - General Luke 9:17 - eat John 6:12 - they

Verse 9

Reciprocal: Matthew 13:36 - Jesus Matthew 14:20 - and they took Matthew 15:37 - seven Mark 6:42 - General Luke 9:17 - eat Luke 18:31 - Behold John 6:12 - they

Verse 10

straightway: Matthew 15:39

Dalmanutha: Dalmanutha is supposed to have been a town east of the sea of Gennesaret, in the district of Magdala, and not far from the city of that name.

Verse 11

Pharisees: Mark 2:16, Mark 7:1, Mark 7:2, Matthew 12:38, Matthew 16:1-Numbers :, Matthew 19:3, Matthew 21:23, Matthew 22:15, Matthew 22:18, Matthew 22:23, Matthew 22:34, Matthew 22:35, Luke 11:53, Luke 11:54, John 7:48

seeking: Luke 11:16, Luke 12:54-Philemon :, John 4:48, John 6:30, 1 Corinthians 1:22, 1 Corinthians 1:23

tempting: Mark 12:15, Exodus 17:2, Exodus 17:7, Deuteronomy 6:16, Malachi 3:15, Luke 10:25, Acts 5:9, 1 Corinthians 10:9

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 20:9 - This sign Mark 9:16 - What Mark 10:2 - tempting Luke 11:29 - they John 2:18 - What

Verse 12

he sighed: Mark 3:5, Mark 7:34, Mark 9:19, Isaiah 53:3, Luke 19:41, John 11:33-Zechariah :

Why: Mark 6:6, Luke 16:29-Obadiah :, Luke 22:67-Wisdom of Solomon :, John 12:37-:

There: Matthew 12:39, Matthew 12:40, Matthew 16:4, Luke 11:29, Luke 11:30

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 20:9 - This sign Matthew 5:18 - verily Matthew 12:38 - Master Mark 8:21 - How Mark 14:18 - Verily Luke 11:16 - General John 11:38 - groaning

Verse 13

Psalms 81:12, Jeremiah 23:33, Hosea 4:17, Hosea 9:12, Zechariah 11:8, Zechariah 11:9, Matthew 7:6, Matthew 15:14, Luke 8:37, John 8:21, John 12:36, Acts 13:45, Acts 13:46, Acts 18:6

Reciprocal: Matthew 8:18 - unto Matthew 16:5 - General Mark 4:35 - Let Luke 8:22 - Let

Verse 14

had forgotten: Matthew 16:5

Verse 15

he charged: Numbers 27:19-Isaiah :, 1 Chronicles 28:9, 1 Chronicles 28:10, 1 Chronicles 28:20, 1 Timothy 5:21, 1 Timothy 6:13, 2 Timothy 2:14

Take: Proverbs 19:27, Matthew 16:6, Matthew 16:11, Matthew 16:12, Luke 12:1, Luke 12:2, Luke 12:15

the leaven of the: Exodus 12:18-Proverbs :, Leviticus 2:11, 1 Corinthians 5:6-Ruth :

of Herod: Mark 12:13, Matthew 22:15-Job :

Reciprocal: Matthew 3:7 - the Pharisees Matthew 6:1 - heed Matthew 14:1 - Herod Matthew 22:16 - the Herodians Mark 3:6 - Herodians Mark 10:2 - the Pharisees Luke 20:46 - Beware 1 Corinthians 5:8 - neither Galatians 5:9 - General

Verse 16

Matthew 16:7, Matthew 16:8, Luke 9:46, Luke 20:5

Reciprocal: Matthew 9:4 - knowing Matthew 14:20 - and they took Luke 9:45 - General

Verse 17

knew: Mark 2:8, John 2:24, John 2:25, John 16:30, John 21:17, Hebrews 4:12, Hebrews 4:13, Revelation 2:23

perceive: Mark 3:5, Mark 6:52, Mark 16:14, Isaiah 63:17, Matthew 15:17, Matthew 16:8, Matthew 16:9, Luke 24:25, Hebrews 5:11, Hebrews 5:12

Reciprocal: Joshua 7:7 - to deliver Job 33:14 - perceiveth Psalms 106:7 - Our Isaiah 40:28 - thou not known Isaiah 42:19 - Who is blind Ezekiel 12:2 - which Matthew 9:4 - knowing Matthew 13:13 - General Matthew 13:51 - Have Matthew 15:16 - General Matthew 16:10 - General Mark 2:6 - and reasoning Mark 8:21 - How Mark 9:32 - were Luke 5:22 - What John 12:40 - that they John 14:5 - we know not Acts 28:26 - Hearing

Verse 18

see: Mark 4:12, Deuteronomy 29:4, Psalms 69:23, Psalms 115:5-Ruth :, Isaiah 6:9, Isaiah 6:10, Isaiah 42:18-Proverbs :, Isaiah 44:18, Jeremiah 5:21, Matthew 13:14, Matthew 13:15, John 12:40, Acts 28:26, Acts 28:27, Romans 11:8

do: 2 Peter 1:12

Reciprocal: Joshua 7:7 - to deliver Job 33:14 - perceiveth Isaiah 40:28 - thou not known Isaiah 42:19 - Who is blind Ezekiel 12:2 - which Matthew 13:13 - General Matthew 13:51 - Have Matthew 15:16 - General Mark 6:52 - they Mark 9:32 - were Mark 16:14 - and upbraided Luke 11:34 - light of Luke 24:25 - O fools John 14:5 - we know not 2 Thessalonians 2:5 - Remember Hebrews 2:1 - we should Hebrews 5:11 - dull

Verse 19

the five: Mark 6:38-Acts :, Matthew 14:17-Ecclesiastes :, Luke 9:12-Esther :, John 6:5-1 Chronicles :

Reciprocal: Matthew 15:37 - seven Mark 6:43 - General Mark 8:8 - and were Luke 9:17 - and there John 6:9 - which

Verse 20

Mark 8:1-1 Samuel :, Matthew 15:34-Zechariah :

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 4:43 - They shall eat Mark 6:43 - General Mark 8:8 - and were Luke 9:17 - and there

Verse 21

How: Mark 8:12, Mark 8:17, Mark 6:52, Mark 9:19, Psalms 94:8, Matthew 16:11, Matthew 16:12, John 14:9, 1 Corinthians 6:5, 1 Corinthians 15:34

Reciprocal: Hebrews 5:11 - dull

Verse 22

Bethsaida: Mark 6:45, Matthew 11:21, Luke 9:10, Luke 10:13, John 1:44, John 12:21

they bring: Mark 2:3, Mark 6:55, Mark 6:56

to touch: Mark 5:27-Joel :, Matthew 8:3, Matthew 8:15, Matthew 9:29

Reciprocal: Isaiah 32:3 - General Isaiah 35:5 - the eyes Matthew 9:20 - touched Matthew 9:27 - two Luke 6:19 - sought Luke 15:24 - this

Verse 23

by the: Isaiah 51:18, Jeremiah 31:32, Acts 9:8, Hebrews 8:9

out: Mark 7:33, Isaiah 44:2

spit: John 9:6, John 9:7, Revelation 3:18

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 6:6 - he cut down Matthew 9:25 - and took Matthew 9:27 - two Mark 9:27 - General Luke 8:54 - took Acts 23:19 - took

Verse 24

I see: Judges 9:36, Isaiah 29:18, Isaiah 32:3, 1 Corinthians 13:9-2 Kings :

Reciprocal: John 3:9 - How

Verse 25

and saw: Proverbs 4:18, Matthew 13:12, Philippians 1:6, 1 Peter 2:9, 2 Peter 3:18

Reciprocal: Mark 10:52 - he received Luke 13:13 - he laid John 3:9 - How

Verse 26

Neither: Mark 5:43, Mark 7:36, Matthew 8:4, Matthew 9:30, Matthew 12:16

Reciprocal: Mark 8:30 - General

Verse 27

the towns: Matthew 16:13-Proverbs :

and by: Luke 9:18, Luke 9:19, Luke 9:20

Verse 28

John: Mark 6:14-Nehemiah :, Matthew 14:2, Matthew 16:14, Luke 9:7-1 Samuel :

Elias: Mark 9:11-1 Chronicles :, Malachi 4:5, Elijah, John 1:21

Reciprocal: Mark 6:15 - it is Elias Luke 9:8 - General

Verse 29

But: Mark 4:11, Matthew 16:15, Luke 9:20, 1 Peter 2:7

Thou: Matthew 16:16, John 1:41-Ephesians :, John 4:42, John 6:69, John 11:27, Acts 8:37, Acts 9:20, 1 John 4:15, 1 John 5:1

Reciprocal: Mark 9:9 - he charged

Verse 30

Mark 8:26, Mark 7:36, Mark 9:9, Matthew 16:20, Luke 9:21

Reciprocal: Matthew 17:9 - Jesus Luke 18:31 - Behold

Verse 31

he began: Mark 9:31, Mark 9:32, Mark 10:33, Mark 10:34, Matthew 16:21, Matthew 17:22, Matthew 20:17-Psalms :, Luke 9:22, Luke 18:31-Nahum :, Luke 24:6, Luke 24:7, Luke 24:26, Luke 24:44

rejected: Mark 12:10, 1 Samuel 8:7, 1 Samuel 10:19, Psalms 118:22, Isaiah 53:3, Matthew 21:42, Luke 17:25, John 12:48, Acts 3:13-Ezra :, Acts 7:35, Acts 7:51, Acts 7:52

and after: Hosea 6:2, Jonah 1:17, Matthew 12:40, John 2:19, 1 Corinthians 15:4

Reciprocal: Matthew 2:4 - scribes Matthew 27:63 - After Matthew 28:6 - as Mark 9:9 - till Luke 9:21 - General Luke 9:44 - for John 20:9 - they

Verse 32

openly: John 16:25, John 16:29

Peter: Mark 4:38, Matthew 16:22, Luke 10:40, John 13:6-Ruth :

Reciprocal: Luke 9:45 - General Luke 24:44 - These

Verse 33

turned: Mark 3:5, Mark 3:34, Luke 22:61

he rebuked: Leviticus 19:17, 2 Samuel 19:22, Psalms 141:5, Proverbs 9:8, Proverbs 9:9, Matthew 15:23, Luke 9:55, 1 Timothy 5:20, Titus 1:13, Revelation 3:19

Get: Genesis 3:4-Joshua :, Job 2:10, Matthew 4:10, Luke 4:8, 1 Corinthians 5:5

savourest: Matthew 6:31, Matthew 6:32, Romans 8:5-Ruth :, Philippians 3:19,*Gr: James 3:15-Job :, 1 Peter 4:1, 1 John 2:15

Reciprocal: Matthew 16:23 - Get Mark 9:32 - were Mark 10:14 - he was Luke 9:45 - General John 21:19 - Follow

Verse 34

called: Mark 7:14, Luke 9:23, Luke 20:45

Whosoever: Mark 9:43-Galatians :, Matthew 5:29, Matthew 5:30, Matthew 7:13, Matthew 7:14, Matthew 16:24, Luke 13:24, Luke 14:27, Luke 14:33, Romans 15:1-Leviticus :, 1 Corinthians 8:13, 1 Corinthians 9:19, Philippians 3:7, Titus 2:12

take: Mark 10:21, Matthew 10:38, Matthew 27:32, John 19:17, Acts 14:22, Romans 6:6, Romans 8:17, 1 Corinthians 4:9-1 Chronicles :, 1 Corinthians 15:31, Galatians 2:20, Galatians 5:24, Galatians 6:14, Philippians 3:10, Colossians 1:24, Colossians 3:5, 2 Thessalonians 3:11, 1 Peter 4:1, 1 Peter 4:13, Revelation 2:10

follow: Numbers 14:24, 1 Kings 14:8, Luke 14:26, Luke 18:22, John 10:27, John 13:36, John 13:37, John 21:19, John 21:20, Hebrews 13:13, 2 Peter 1:14, 1 John 3:16

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 6:19 - follow me Matthew 13:21 - for Matthew 19:21 - come John 12:26 - let 1 Peter 2:21 - even

Verse 35

will save: Esther 4:11-Nehemiah :, Jeremiah 26:20-:, Matthew 10:39, Matthew 16:25, Luke 9:24, Luke 17:33, John 12:25, John 12:26, Acts 20:24, Acts 21:13, 2 Timothy 2:11-1 Chronicles :, 2 Timothy 4:6-Ruth :, Hebrews 11:35, Revelation 2:10, Revelation 7:14, Revelation 12:11

for: Matthew 5:10-2 Kings :, Matthew 10:22, Matthew 19:29, Luke 6:22, Luke 6:23, John 15:20, John 15:21, Acts 9:16, 1 Corinthians 9:23, 2 Corinthians 12:10, 2 Timothy 1:8, 1 Peter 4:12-Nehemiah :

Reciprocal: Ecclesiastes 3:6 - time to get Matthew 5:11 - for Mark 10:29 - for Acts 27:19 - we 2 Corinthians 5:11 - the terror 1 Peter 2:21 - even 1 Peter 3:10 - love 1 Peter 3:14 - if

Verse 36

what: Job 2:4, Psalms 49:17, Psalms 73:18-Proverbs :, Matthew 4:8-2 Samuel :, Matthew 16:26, Luke 9:25, Luke 12:19, Luke 12:20, Luke 16:19-Isaiah :, Philippians 3:7-1 Samuel :, Revelation 18:7, Revelation 18:8

profit: Job 22:2, Malachi 3:14, Romans 6:21, Hebrews 11:24-Ezekiel :, James 1:9-1 Kings :

Reciprocal: Job 27:8 - General Psalms 62:10 - riches Proverbs 4:7 - with Ecclesiastes 1:3 - profit Ecclesiastes 5:16 - what Jeremiah 41:8 - Slay Ezekiel 28:18 - by the iniquity Matthew 5:29 - for Matthew 10:39 - General Luke 10:42 - one Luke 16:22 - the rich

Verse 37

Psalms 49:7, Psalms 49:8, 1 Peter 1:18, 1 Peter 1:19

Reciprocal: Job 27:8 - General Psalms 62:10 - riches Proverbs 4:7 - with Ecclesiastes 1:3 - profit Jeremiah 41:8 - Slay Matthew 16:26 - or

Verse 38

ashamed: Matthew 10:32, Matthew 10:33, Luke 19:26, Luke 12:8, Luke 12:9, Acts 5:41, Romans 1:16, Galatians 6:14, 2 Timothy 1:8, 2 Timothy 1:12, 2 Timothy 1:16, 2 Timothy 2:12, 2 Timothy 2:13, Hebrews 11:26, Hebrews 12:2, Hebrews 12:3, Hebrews 13:13, 1 John 2:23

adulterous: Matthew 12:39, Matthew 16:4, James 4:4

the Son: Mark 14:62, Daniel 7:13, Matthew 16:27, Matthew 24:30, Matthew 25:31, Matthew 26:64, John 1:14, John 5:27, John 12:34

when: Deuteronomy 33:2, Daniel 7:10, Zechariah 14:5, Matthew 13:41, John 1:51, 1 Thessalonians 1:7, 1 Thessalonians 1:8, Jude 1:14, Jude 1:15

Reciprocal: Genesis 2:25 - ashamed Psalms 119:46 - will not Jeremiah 9:3 - valiant Matthew 16:13 - I the Mark 10:37 - in Mark 13:26 - General Luke 9:26 - whosoever Luke 11:29 - This is Acts 2:40 - untoward 2 Thessalonians 1:7 - when Titus 2:13 - the glorious Hebrews 2:11 - he is 1 Peter 4:13 - when 1 John 2:28 - when Revelation 21:23 - for

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Mark 8". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/mark-8.html.