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The Scofield Bible Commentary, by Cyrus Ingerson Scofield, [1917], at

Mark Chapter 10

Mark 10:13

mar 10:13



Compare (Mat 5:16).

Mark 10:16

mar 10:16

blessed them

In Hebrew custom, a father's act.

Compare (Gen 27:38).

"He had no children that He might adopt all children." -- Bengel.

Mark 10:18

mar 10:18

Why callest

Believing Me to be but a human teacher, why callest thou Me "good," etc.

Mark 10:24

mar 10:24


Or, amazed, that is, as Jews: knowing that temporal prosperity was, to the Jew as such, a token of divine favour. For example (Deu 28:1-12).

Mark 10:25

mar 10:25

eye of

It has been thought the reference here was to a postern door set in a gate of Jerusalem.

Mark 10:28

mar 10:28

Then Peter

Compare note 2, (Mat 19:27-30).

(See Scofield) - (Mat 19:28).

Mark 10:33

mar 10:33

Son of man

(See Scofield) - (Mat 8:20).

Mark 10:45

mar 10:45


Or, soul.

Compare (Isa 53:10); (Isa 53:12).

(Greek, "psuchē", "the soul" or "the essential life", not as commonly, Greek, "zoe," "the active life").

Mark 10:46

mar 10:46

And they

(See Scofield) - (Mat 20:30).

Mark 10:51

mar 10:51


Greek, "Rabboni," "my Master", a term of reverent love.

Compare (Joh 20:16).

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