New International Version
Because of the crowd he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him, to keep the people from crowding him.
King James Bible
And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him.
Darby Bible Translation
And he spoke to his disciples, in order that a little ship should wait upon him on account of the crowd, that they might not press upon him.
World English Bible
He spoke to his disciples that a little boat should stay near him because of the crowd, so that they wouldn't press on him.
Young's Literal Translation
And he said to his disciples that a little boat may wait on him, because of the multitude, that they may not press upon him,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A small ship - Πλοιαριον. The lytil boot, Old English MS. It was doubtless something of the boat kind, which probably belonged to some of the disciples. Our Lord was at this time teaching by the sea of Galilee. The word ship is utterly improper in many places of our translation, and tends to mislead the people.
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AND JUDAS ISCARIOT TEXT: "And Judas Iscariot."--Mark 3:19. There is something about the name of this miserable man which commands our attention at once. There is a sort of fascination about his wickedness, and when we read his story it is difficult to give it up until we have come to its awful end. It is rather significant, it would seem to me, that his name should come last in the list of the Apostles, and the text, "And Judas Iscariot," would suggest to me not only that his name was last, but …
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After Jesus had sent the crowd away, he got into the boat and went to the vicinity of Magadan.
Again Jesus began to teach by the lake. The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it out on the lake, while all the people were along the shore at the water's edge.
Leaving the crowd behind, they took him along, just as he was, in the boat. There were also other boats with him.
When Jesus got out of the boat, a man with an impure spirit came from the tombs to meet him.
So they went away by themselves in a boat to a solitary place.
One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God.
He got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from shore. Then he sat down and taught the people from the boat.
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Jump to NextAccount Attendance Boat Constant Crowd Crowding Crush Crushed Crushing Directions Disciples Little Multitude Order Press Prevent Ready Request Ship Small Stand Throng Wait Wouldn't
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