John 6:15
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English Standard Version
Perceiving then that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, Jesus withdrew again to the mountain by himself.

King James Bible
When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed again into a mountain himself alone.

American Standard Version
Jesus therefore perceiving that they were about to come and take him by force, to make him king, withdrew again into the mountain himself alone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Jesus therefore, when he knew that they would come to take him by force, and make him king, fled again into the mountain himself alone.

English Revised Version
Jesus therefore perceiving that they were about to come and take him by force, to make him king, withdrew again into the mountain himself alone.

Webster's Bible Translation
When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed again to a mountain himself alone.

Weymouth New Testament
Perceiving, however, that they were about to come and carry Him off by force to make Him a king, Jesus withdrew again up the hill alone by Himself.

John 6:15 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Would come (μέλλουσιν ἔρχεσθαι)

Literally, are about to come.

Take by force (ἁρπάζειν)

See on Matthew 11:12.

A king

Better, as Rev., king; over themselves.

Himself alone (αὐτὸς μόνος)

Matthew has κατ' ἰδίαν, privately, and both Matthew and Mark add, to pray.

John 6:15 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

perceived.

John 2:24,25 But Jesus did not commit himself to them, because he knew all men...

Hebrews 4:13 Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight...

take.

John 7:3,4 His brothers therefore said to him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that your disciples also may see the works that you do...

John 12:12,13 On the next day much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem...

Mark 11:9 And they that went before, and they that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna; Blessed is he that comes in the name of the Lord:

Luke 19:38 Saying, Blessed be the King that comes in the name of the Lord: peace in heaven, and glory in the highest.

he departed.

John 5:41 I receive not honor from men.

John 18:36 Jesus answered, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom were of this world, then would my servants fight...

Matthew 14:22 And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him to the other side...

Mark 6:46 And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray.

*etc:

Cross References
Matthew 5:1
Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him.

Matthew 14:22
Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds.

Matthew 14:23
And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When evening came, he was there alone,

Mark 6:45
Immediately he made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd.

John 6:3
Jesus went up on the mountain, and there he sat down with his disciples.

John 6:22
On the next day the crowd that remained on the other side of the sea saw that there had been only one boat there, and that Jesus had not entered the boat with his disciples, but that his disciples had gone away alone.

John 18:36
Jesus answered, "My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would have been fighting, that I might not be delivered over to the Jews. But my kingdom is not from the world."

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