Mark 6:48
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English Standard Version
And he saw that they were making headway painfully, for the wind was against them. And about the fourth watch of the night he came to them, walking on the sea. He meant to pass by them,

King James Bible
And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.

American Standard Version
And seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary unto them, about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking on the sea; and he would have passed by them:

Douay-Rheims Bible
And seeing them labouring in rowing, (for the wind was against them,) and about the fourth watch of the night, he cometh to them walking upon the sea, and he would have passed by them.

English Revised Version
And seeing them distressed in rowing, for the wind was contrary unto them, about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking on the sea; and he would have passed by them:

Webster's Bible Translation
And he saw them toiling in rowing; for the wind was contrary to them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh to them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.

Weymouth New Testament
But when He saw them distressed with rowing (for the wind was against them)

Mark 6:48 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

He saw (ἰδὼν)

Participle. Rev., seeing. Better, however, the literal having seen. It was this which induced him to go to them.

Toiling (βασανιζομένους)

Lit., tormented. Rev., distressed See on Matthew 4:24. Wyc., travailing. Tynd., troubles

Fourth watch

Between 3 and 6 a.m.

Would have passed by them.

Peculiar to Mark.

Mark 6:48 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

he saw.

Isaiah 54:11 O you afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay your stones with fair colors...

John 1:13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

Matthew 14:24 But the ship was now in the middle of the sea, tossed with waves: for the wind was contrary.

the fourth.

Exodus 14:24 And it came to pass, that in the morning watch the LORD looked to the host of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud...

1 Samuel 11:11 And it was so on the morrow, that Saul put the people in three companies; and they came into the middle of the host in the morning watch...

Luke 12:38 And if he shall come in the second watch, or come in the third watch, and find them so, blessed are those servants.

he cometh.

Job 9:8 Which alone spreads out the heavens, and treads on the waves of the sea.

Psalm 93:4 The LORD on high is mightier than the noise of many waters, yes, than the mighty waves of the sea.

Psalm 104:3 Who lays the beams of his chambers in the waters: who makes the clouds his chariot: who walks on the wings of the wind:

would.

Genesis 19:2 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into your servant's house, and tarry all night...

Genesis 32:26 And he said, Let me go, for the day breaks. And he said, I will not let you go, except you bless me.

Luke 24:28 And they drew near to the village, where they went: and he made as though he would have gone further.

Cross References
Matthew 24:43
But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what part of the night the thief was coming, he would have stayed awake and would not have let his house be broken into.

Mark 6:47
And when evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was alone on the land.

Mark 6:49
but when they saw him walking on the sea they thought it was a ghost, and cried out,

Mark 13:35
Therefore stay awake--for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or when the rooster crows, or in the morning--

Luke 24:28
So they drew near to the village to which they were going. He acted as if he were going farther,

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