New American Standard Bible
and said, "Prophesy to us, You Christ; who is the one who hit You?"
King James Bible
Saying, Prophesy unto us, thou Christ, Who is he that smote thee?
Darby Bible Translation
saying, Prophesy to us, Christ, Who is it who struck thee?
World English Bible
saying, "Prophesy to us, you Christ! Who hit you?"
Young's Literal Translation
saying, 'Declare to us, O Christ, who he is that struck thee?'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Saying, Prophesy unto us ... - Mark informs us that before they said this they had blindfolded him. Having prevented his seeing, they ridiculed his pretensions of being the Messiah. If he Was the Christ, they supposed he could tell who smote him As he bore it patiently and did not answer, they doubtless supposed that they had discovered another reason to think he was an impostor. The word "prophesy" does not mean only to foretell future events, although that is the proper meaning of the word, but also to declare anything that is unknown, or anything which cannot be known by natural knowledge or without revelation. Luke adds, "And many other things blasphemously spoke they against him." There is something very remarkable in this expression. They had charged Him with "blasphemy" in claiming to be the Son of God. This charge they were not able to prove; but the evangelist fixes the charge of "blasphemy" on them, because he really was the Son of God, and they denied it.
LibraryJanuary 3. "Watch and Pray" (Matt. xxvi. 41).
"Watch and pray" (Matt. xxvi. 41). We need to watch for prayers as well as for the answers to our prayers. It needs as much wisdom to pray rightly as it does faith to receive the answers to our prayers. We met a friend the other day, who had been in years of darkness because God had failed to answer certain prayers, and the result had been a state bordering on infidelity. A very few moments were sufficient to convince this friend that these prayers had been entirely unauthorized, and that God had …
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Jesus Charged with Blasphemy
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Then they spat in His face and beat Him with their fists; and others slapped Him,
Some began to spit at Him, and to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists, and to say to Him, "Prophesy!" And the officers received Him with slaps in the face.
and they blindfolded Him and were asking Him, saying, "Prophesy, who is the one who hit You?"
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