Mark 15:35
New International Version
When some of those standing near heard this, they said, “Listen, he’s calling Elijah.”

New Living Translation
Some of the bystanders misunderstood and thought he was calling for the prophet Elijah.

English Standard Version
And some of the bystanders hearing it said, “Behold, he is calling Elijah.”

Berean Study Bible
When some of those standing nearby heard this, they said, “Behold, He is calling Elijah.”

Berean Literal Bible
And some of those standing by, having heard, were saying, "Behold, He calls Elijah."

King James Bible
And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, he calleth Elias.

New King James Version
Some of those who stood by, when they heard that, said, “Look, He is calling for Elijah!”

New American Standard Bible
And when some of the bystanders heard Him, they began saying, “Look! He is calling for Elijah!”

NASB 1995
When some of the bystanders heard it, they began saying, “Behold, He is calling for Elijah.”

NASB 1977
And when some of the bystanders heard it, they began saying, “Behold, He is calling for Elijah.”

Amplified Bible
Some of the bystanders heard Him and said, “Look! He is calling for Elijah!”

Christian Standard Bible
When some of those standing there heard this, they said, “See, he’s calling for Elijah.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When some of those standing there heard this, they said, “Look, He’s calling for Elijah!”

American Standard Version
And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, he calleth Elijah.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the people who heard among those standing there were saying, “He called to Elijah.”

Contemporary English Version
Some of the people standing there heard Jesus and said, "He is calling for Elijah."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And some of the standers by hearing, said: Behold he calleth Elias.

English Revised Version
And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, he calleth Elijah.

Good News Translation
Some of the people there heard him and said, "Listen, he is calling for Elijah!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When some of the people standing there heard him say that, they said, "Listen! He's calling Elijah."

International Standard Version
When some of the people standing there heard this, they said, "Listen! He's calling for Elijah!"

Literal Standard Version
And certain of those standing by, having heard, said, “Behold, He calls Elijah”;

NET Bible
When some of the bystanders heard it they said, "Listen, he is calling for Elijah!"

New Heart English Bible
Some of those who stood by, when they heard it, said, "Look, he is calling for Elijah."

Weymouth New Testament
Some of the bystanders, hearing Him, said, "Listen, he is calling for Elijah!"

World English Bible
Some of those who stood by, when they heard it, said, "Behold, he is calling Elijah."

Young's Literal Translation
And certain of those standing by, having heard, said, 'Lo, Elijah he doth call;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Death of Jesus
34At the ninth hour, Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” 35When some of those standing nearby heard this, they said, “Behold, He is calling Elijah.” 36And someone ran and filled a sponge with sour wine. He put it on a reed and held it up for Jesus to drink, saying, “Leave Him alone. Let us see if Elijah comes to take Him down.”…

Cross References
Mark 15:34
At the ninth hour, Jesus cried out in a loud voice, "Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?" which means, "My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?"

Mark 15:36
And someone ran and filled a sponge with sour wine. He put it on a reed and held it up for Jesus to drink, saying, "Leave Him alone. Let us see if Elijah comes to take Him down."


Treasury of Scripture

And some of them that stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, he calls Elias.

he.

Mark 9:11-13
And they asked him, saying, Why say the scribes that Elias must first come? …

Matthew 17:11-13
And Jesus answered and said unto them, Elias truly shall first come, and restore all things…

Matthew 27:47-49
Some of them that stood there, when they heard that, said, This man calleth for Elias…









Verse 35. - Notwithstanding the supernatural darkness, there were those who lingered about the cross. Indeed, the darkness would add greatly to the awfulness of the place. It was out of that darkness that the voice of Jesus was heard; and inasmuch as Elias, or Elijah, was believed to hold some relation to the Messiah, it was natural for some of those who stood by to understand the words to mean that our Lord was actually calling for Elias.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
When
Καί (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

some
τινες (tines)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

of those
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

standing nearby
παρεστηκότων (parestēkotōn)
Verb - Perfect Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3936: Or prolonged paristano from para and histemi; to stand beside, i.e. to exhibit, proffer, recommend, substantiate; or to be at hand, aid.

heard [this],
ἀκούσαντες (akousantes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

they said,
ἔλεγον (elegon)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2036: Answer, bid, bring word, command. A primary verb; to speak or say.

“Look,
Ἴδε (Ide)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 2400: See! Lo! Behold! Look! Second person singular imperative middle voice of eido; used as imperative lo!

He is calling
φωνεῖ (phōnei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5455: From phone; to emit a sound; by implication, to address in words or by name, also in imitation.

Elijah.”
Ἠλίαν (Ēlian)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2243: Elijah, the prophet. Of Hebrew origin; Helias, an Israelite.


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