Mark 14:2
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New International Version
"But not during the festival," they said, "or the people may riot."

King James Bible
But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar of the people.

Darby Bible Translation
For they said, Not in the feast, lest perhaps there be a tumult of the people.

World English Bible
For they said, "Not during the feast, because there might be a riot of the people."

Young's Literal Translation
and they said, 'Not in the feast, lest there shall be a tumult of the people.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Unleavened bread - After they began to eat unleavened bread: see on Matthew 26:2 (note).

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Proverbs 19:21 There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.

Proverbs 21:30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD.

Lamentations 3:27 It is good for a man that he bear the yoke of his youth.

Matthew 26:5 But they said, Not on the feast day, lest there be an uproar among the people.


Mark 11:18,32 And the scribes and chief priests heard it, and sought how they might destroy him: for they feared him...

Luke 20:6 But and if we say, Of men; all the people will stone us: for they be persuaded that John was a prophet.

John 7:40 Many of the people therefore, when they heard this saying, said, Of a truth this is the Prophet.

John 12:19 The Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive you how you prevail nothing? behold, the world is gone after him.

July 28 Evening
Let your requests be made known unto God.--PHIL. 4:6. Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.--There was given to me a thorn in the flesh. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities. I poured out my complaint before him; I shewed
Anonymous—Daily Light on the Daily Path

'Is it I?'
'Is it I?'--Mark xiv. 19 The scene shows that Judas had not as yet drawn any suspicion on himself. Here the Apostles seem to be higher than their ordinary stature; for they do not take to questioning one another, or even to protest, 'No!' but to questioning Christ. I. The solemn prophecy. It seems strange at first sight that our Lord should have introduced such thoughts then, disturbing the sweet repose of that hallowed hour. But the terrible fact of the betrayal was naturally suggested by the emblems
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Questions About the Lord's Supper
THE paper which begins at this page requires a few words of prefatory explanation. It consists of fifty-one questions about the Lord's Supper, with special reference to points which are the subject of much dispute and controversy in the present day. It supplies fifty-one answers to these questions, chiefly drawn from the New Testament, and the Articles, Communion Service, and Catechism of the Church of England. It contains, in addition, some valuable extracts from the writings of standard English
John Charles Ryle—The Upper Room: Being a Few Truths for the Times

That He who is About to Communicate with Christ Ought to Prepare Himself with Great Diligence
The Voice of the Beloved I am the Lover of purity, and Giver of sanctity. I seek a pure heart, and there is the place of My rest. Prepare for Me the larger upper room furnished, and I will keep the Passover at thy house with my disciples.(1) If thou wilt that I come unto thee and abide with thee, purge out the old leaven,(2) and cleanse the habitation of thy heart. Shut out the whole world, and all the throng of sins; sit as a sparrow alone upon the house-top,(3) and think upon thy transgressions
Thomas A Kempis—Imitation of Christ

Cross References
Matthew 26:2
"As you know, the Passover is two days away--and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified."

Matthew 26:5
"But not during the festival," they said, "or there may be a riot among the people."

Mark 14:1
Now the Passover and the Festival of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were scheming to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him.

Mark 14:3
While he was in Bethany, reclining at the table in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, made of pure nard. She broke the jar and poured the perfume on his head.

Luke 22:1
Now the Festival of Unleavened Bread, called the Passover, was approaching,

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