Mark 12:32
New International Version
“Well said, teacher,” the man replied. “You are right in saying that God is one and there is no other but him.

New Living Translation
The teacher of religious law replied, “Well said, Teacher. You have spoken the truth by saying that there is only one God and no other.

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.

Berean Study Bible
“Right, Teacher,” the scribe replied. “You have stated correctly that God is One and there is no other but Him,

Berean Literal Bible
And the scribe said to Him, "Right, Teacher. You have spoken according to truth that He is One, and there is not another 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:

New King James Version
So the scribe said to Him, “Well said, Teacher. You have spoken the truth, for there is one God, and there is no other but He.

New American Standard Bible
And the scribe said to Him, “Well said, Teacher; You have truly stated that HE IS ONE, AND THERE IS NO OTHER BESIDES HIM;

NASB 1995
The scribe said to Him, “Right, Teacher; You have truly stated that HE IS ONE, AND THERE IS NO ONE ELSE BESIDES HIM;

NASB 1977
And the scribe said to Him, “Right, Teacher, You have truly stated that HE IS ONE; AND THERE IS NO ONE ELSE BESIDES HIM;

Amplified Bible
The scribe said to Him, “Admirably answered, Teacher; You truthfully stated that HE IS ONE, AND THERE IS NO OTHER BUT HIM;

Christian Standard Bible
Then the scribe said to him, “You are right, teacher. You have correctly said that he is one, and there is no one else except him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the scribe said to Him, “You are right, Teacher! You have correctly said that He is One, and there is no one else except Him.

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:

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And that scribe said to him, “Excellent, Rabbi! You have spoken the truth, for he is One, and there is not another outside of him.”

Contemporary English Version
The man replied, "Teacher, you are certainly right to say there is only one God.

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:

Good News Translation
The teacher of the Law said to Jesus, "Well done, Teacher! It is true, as you say, that only the Lord is God and that there is no other god but he.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The scribe said to Jesus, "Teacher, that was well said! You've told the truth that there is only one God and no other besides him!

International Standard Version
Then the scribe told him, "Well said, Teacher! You have told the truth that 'God is one, and there is no other besides him.'

Literal Standard Version
And the scribe said to Him, “Well, Teacher, in truth You have spoken that there is one God, and there is none other but He;

NET Bible
The expert in the law said to him, "That is true, Teacher; you are right to say that he is one, and there is no one else besides him.

New Heart English Bible
The scribe said to him, "Truly, Teacher, you have said well that he is one, and there is none 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;

World English Bible
The scribe said to him, "Truly, teacher, you have said well that he is one, and there is none other but he,

Young's Literal Translation
And the scribe said to him, 'Well, Teacher, in truth thou hast spoken that there is one God, and there is none other but He;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Greatest Commandment
31The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ No other commandment is greater than these.” 32“Right, Teacher,” the scribe replied. “You have stated correctly that God is One and there is no other but Him, 33and to love Him with all your heart and with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, which is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.”…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 4:35
You were shown these things so that you would know that the LORD is God; there is no other besides Him.

Mark 12:33
and to love Him with all your heart and with all your understanding and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, which is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices."


Treasury of Scripture

And the scribe said to him, Well, Master, you have said the truth: for there is one God; and there is none other but he:

for.

Deuteronomy 4:39
Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.

Deuteronomy 5:7
Thou shalt have none other gods before me.

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









(32) Well, Master, thou hast said the truth.--Better, Well hast Thou said truly that there is one God. The words seem intentionally repeated from Mark 12:14, but are uttered now, not with the covert sneer of the hypocrite, but in the sincerity of admiration. Note also the real reverence shown in the form of address, "Master," i.e., "Teacher, Rabbi." He recognises the speaker as one of his own order. This, and all that follows, is peculiar to St. Mark, and is an addition of singular interest, as showing the existence among the scribes of some who accepted our Lord's teaching as to the spiritual meaning of the Law, and were able to distinguish between its essence and its accidents.

Verse 32. - The first words of this verse should be rendered thus: Of a truth, Master, thou hast well said that he is one. In the remainder of the scribe's answer we find a different word used in the Greek for" mind," or "understanding," from that just used by our Lord. In our Lord's answer the word is διάνοια. Here it is σύνεσις. Both words are well rendered by "understanding." It is an act of understanding. It is the thought associating itself with the object, and "standing under" it so as to support it. (See Dr. Morison on St. Mark.)

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
“Right,
Καλῶς (Kalōs)
Adverb
Strong's 2573: Well, nobly, honorably, rightly. Adverb from kalos; well.

Teacher,”
Διδάσκαλε (Didaskale)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1320: A teacher, master. From didasko; an instructor.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

scribe
γραμματεύς (grammateus)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1122: From gramma. A writer, i.e. scribe or secretary.

replied.
εἶπεν (eipen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“You have stated
εἶπες (eipes)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

correctly
ἀληθείας (alētheias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 225: From alethes; truth.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

[God] is
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

One
εἷς (heis)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1520: One. (including the neuter Hen); a primary numeral; one.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

there is
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

no
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

other
ἄλλος (allos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 243: Other, another (of more than two), different. A primary word; 'else, ' i.e. Different.

but
πλὴν (plēn)
Preposition
Strong's 4133: However, nevertheless, but, except that, yet. From pleion; moreover, i.e. Albeit, save that, rather, yet.

Him,
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.


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