Mark 9:32 {31}
Good News Translation
But they did not understand what this teaching meant, and they were afraid to ask him.

Contemporary English Version
The disciples did not understand what Jesus meant, and they were afraid to ask.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But they understood not the word: and they were afraid to ask him.

New American Bible
But they did not understand the saying, and they were afraid to question him.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But they understood not the word: and they were afraid to ask him.

they.

Mark 9:10 And they kept the word to themselves; questioning together what that should mean, when he shall be risen from the dead.

Luke 2:50 And they understood not the word that he spoke unto them.

Luke 9:45 But they understood not this word: and it was hid from them, so that they perceived it not. And they were afraid to ask him concerning this word.

Luke 18:34 And they understood none of these things, and this word was hid from them: and they understood not the things that were said.

Luke 24:45 Then he opened their understanding, that they might understand the scriptures.

were.

Mark 7:18 And he saith to them: So are you also without knowledge? Understand you not that every thing from without entering into a man cannot defile him:

Mark 8:17,18,33 Which Jesus knowing, saith to them: Why do you reason, because you have no bread? Do you not yet know nor understand? Have you still your heart blinded? . . .

Mark 16:14 At length he appeared to the eleven as they were at table: and he upbraided them with their incredulity and hardness of heart, because they did not believe them who had seen him after he was risen again.

John 4:27 And immediately his disciples came. And they wondered that he talked with the woman. Yet no man said: What seekest thou? Or: Why talkest thou with her?

John 16:19 And Jesus knew that they had a mind to ask him. And he said to them: Of this do you inquire among yourselves, because I said: A little while, and you shall not see me; and again a little while, and you shall see me?

Context
The Second Prediction of the Passion
31And he taught his disciples and said to them: The Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of men, and they shall kill him; and after that he is killed, he shall rise again the third day. 32But they understood not the word: and they were afraid to ask him. 33And they came to Capharnaum. And when they were in the house, he asked them: What did you treat of in the way?…
Cross References
Luke 2:50
And they understood not the word that he spoke unto them.

Luke 9:45
But they understood not this word: and it was hid from them, so that they perceived it not. And they were afraid to ask him concerning this word.

Luke 18:34
And they understood none of these things, and this word was hid from them: and they understood not the things that were said.

John 12:16
These things his disciples did not know at the first: but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written of him and that they had done these things to him.

John 16:19
And Jesus knew that they had a mind to ask him. And he said to them: Of this do you inquire among yourselves, because I said: A little while, and you shall not see me; and again a little while, and you shall see me?

Additional Translations
But they did not understand this statement, and they were afraid to ask Him about it.

And they did not understand the saying, and they were afraid to ask Him.

But they understood not that saying, and were afraid to ask him.

But they understood not the saying, and were afraid to ask him.

But they understood not the saying, and feared to ask him.

But they understood not the saying, and were afraid to ask him.

But they understood not that saying, and were afraid to ask him.

They, however, did not understand what He meant, and were afraid to question Him.

But they didn't understand the saying, and were afraid to ask him.

but they were not understanding the saying, and they were afraid to question him.
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