Mark 12:32
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English Standard Version
And the scribe said to him, “You are right, Teacher. You have truly said that he is one, and there is no other besides him.

King James Bible
And the scribe said unto him, Well, Master, thou hast said the truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but he:

American Standard Version
And the scribe said unto him, Of a truth, Teacher, thou hast well said that he is one; and there is none other but he:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the scribe said to him: Well, Master, thou hast said in truth, that there is one God, and there is no other besides him.

English Revised Version
And the scribe said unto him, Of a truth, Master, thou hast well said that he is one; and there is none other but he:

Webster's Bible Translation
And the scribe said to him, Well, Master, thou hast said the truth: for there is one God; and there is no other but he.

Weymouth New Testament
So the Scribe said to Him, "Rightly, in very truth, Rabbi, have you said that He stands alone, and there is none but He;

Mark 12:32 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Well, Master, thou hast said the truth; for there is one God

All the best texts omit God.

Well (καλῶς)

Exclamatory, as one says good! on hearing something which he approves.

The truth ( ἐπ' ἀληθείας)

Incorrect. The phrase is adverbial; of a truth, in truth, truthfully, and qualifies the succeeding verb, thou hast said.

For (ὅτι)

The A. V. begins a new and explanatory sentence with this word; but it is better with Rev. to translate that, and make the whole sentence continuous: Thou hast truthfully said that he is one.

Mark 12:32 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Deuteronomy 4:39 Know therefore this day, and consider it in your heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and on the earth beneath...

Deuteronomy 5:7 You shall have none other gods before me.

Deuteronomy 6:4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:

Isaiah 44:8 Fear you not, neither be afraid: have not I told you from that time, and have declared it? you are even my witnesses...

Isaiah 45:5,6,14,18,21,22 I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded you, though you have not known me...

Isaiah 46:9 Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,

Jeremiah 10:10-12 But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:35
To you it was shown, that you might know that the LORD is God; there is no other besides him.

Mark 12:33
And to love him with all the heart and with all the understanding and with all the strength, and to love one's neighbor as oneself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices."

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