Matthew 8:27
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New International Version
The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the waves obey him!"

New Living Translation
The disciples were amazed. "Who is this man?" they asked. "Even the winds and waves obey him!"

English Standard Version
And the men marveled, saying, “What sort of man is this, that even winds and sea obey him?”

Berean Study Bible
The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the sea obey Him!"

Berean Literal Bible
And the men marveled, saying, "What kind of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?"

New American Standard Bible
The men were amazed, and said, "What kind of a man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?"

King James Bible
But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this?--even the winds and the sea obey Him!"

International Standard Version
The men were amazed. "What kind of man is this?" they asked. "Even the winds and the sea obey him!"

NET Bible
And the men were amazed and said, "What sort of person is this? Even the winds and the sea obey him!"

New Heart English Bible
And the men marveled, saying, "What kind of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But the men were shocked and were saying, “Who is this, that the wind and the sea obey him?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The men were amazed and asked, "What kind of man is this? Even the wind and the sea obey him!"

New American Standard 1977
And the men marveled, saying, “What kind of a man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey Him?”

Jubilee Bible 2000
But the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this that even the winds and the sea obey him!

King James 2000 Bible
But the men marveled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

American King James Version
But the men marveled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

American Standard Version
And the men marvelled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the men wondered, saying: What manner of man is this, for the winds and the sea obey him?

Darby Bible Translation
But the men were astonished, saying, What sort [of man] is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?

English Revised Version
And the men marveled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him?

Webster's Bible Translation
But the men marveled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

Weymouth New Testament
and the men, filled with amazement, exclaimed, "What kind of man is this? for the very winds and waves obey him!"

World English Bible
The men marveled, saying, "What kind of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?"

Young's Literal Translation
and the men wondered, saying, 'What kind -- is this, that even the wind and the sea do obey him?'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
8:23-27 It is a comfort to those who go down to the sea in ships, and are often in perils there, to reflect that they have a Saviour to trust in and pray to, who knows what it is to be on the water, and to be in storms there. Those who are passing with Christ over the ocean of this world, must expect storms. His human nature, like to ours in every thing but sin, was wearied, and he slept at this time to try the faith of his disciples. They, in their fear, came to their Master. Thus is it in a soul; when lusts and temptations are swelling and raging, and God is, as it were, asleep to it, this brings it to the brink of despair. Then it cries for a word from his mouth, Lord Jesus, keep not silence to me, or I am undone. Many that have true faith, are weak in it. Christ's disciples are apt to be disquieted with fears in a stormy day; to torment themselves that things are bad with them, and with dismal thoughts that they will be worse. Great storms of doubt and fear in the soul, under the power of the spirit of bondage, sometimes end in a wonderful calm, created and spoken by the Spirit of adoption. They were astonished. They never saw a storm so turned at once into a perfect calm. He that can do this, can do any thing, which encourages confidence and comfort in him, in the most stormy day, within or without, Isa 26:4.
Study Bible
Jesus Calms the Storm
26“You of little faith,” Jesus replied, “why are you so afraid?” Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and it was perfectly calm. 27The men were amazed and asked, “What kind of man is this? Even the winds and the sea obey Him!” 28When Jesus arrived on the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men met Him on their way from the tombs. They were so violent that no one could pass that way.…
Cross References
Matthew 8:10
When Jesus heard this, He marveled and said to those following Him, "Truly I tell you, I have not found anyone in Israel with such great faith.

Matthew 8:26
"You of little faith," Jesus replied, "why are you so afraid?" Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea, and it was perfectly calm.

Matthew 8:28
When Jesus arrived on the other side in the region of the Gadarenes, two demon-possessed men met Him on their way from the tombs. They were so violent that no one could pass that way.
Treasury of Scripture

But the men marveled, saying, What manner of man is this, that even the winds and the sea obey him!

Matthew 14:33 Then they that were in the ship came and worshipped him, saying, …

Matthew 15:31 So that the multitude wondered, when they saw the dumb to speak, …

Mark 1:27 And they were all amazed, so that they questioned among themselves, …

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Mark 7:37 And were beyond measure astonished, saying, He has done all things …

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