Mark 16:11
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New International Version
When they heard that Jesus was alive and that she had seen him, they did not believe it.

King James Bible
And they, when they had heard that he was alive, and had been seen of her, believed not.

Darby Bible Translation
And when these heard that he was alive and had been seen of her, they disbelieved [it].

World English Bible
When they heard that he was alive, and had been seen by her, they disbelieved.

Young's Literal Translation
and they, having heard that he is alive, and was seen by her, did not believe.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Them that had been with him - Not only the eleven disciples, but several others who had been the occasional companions of Christ and the apostles.

Mourned and wept - Because they had lost their Lord and Master, and had basely abandoned him in his extremity.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

believed.

Mark 16:13,14 And they went and told it to the residue: neither believed they them...

Mark 9:19 He answers him, and said, O faithless generation, how long shall I be with you? how long shall I suffer you? bring him to me.

Exodus 6:9 And Moses spoke so to the children of Israel: but they listened not to Moses for anguish of spirit, and for cruel bondage.

Job 9:16 If I had called, and he had answered me; yet would I not believe that he had listened to my voice.

Luke 24:11,23-35 And their words seemed to them as idle tales, and they believed them not...

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The World-Wide Commission
'Every creature.'--Mark xvi. 15. The missionary enterprise has been put on many bases. People do not like commandments, but yet it is a great relief and strength to come back to one, and answer all questions with 'He bids me!' Now, these words of our Lord open up the whole subject of the Universality of Christianity. I. The divine audacity of Christianity. Take the scene. A mere handful of men, whether 'the twelve' or 'the five hundred brethren' is immaterial. How they must have recoiled when they
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Love's Triumph Over Sin
'Tell His disciples and Peter that He goeth before yon into Galilee.--Mark xvi, 7. This prevailing tradition of Christian antiquity ascribes this Gospel to John Mark, sister's son to Barnabas, and affirms that in composing it he was in some sense the 'interpreter' of the Apostle Peter. Some confirmation of this alleged connection between the Evangelist and the Apostle may be gathered from the fact that the former is mentioned by the latter as with him when he wrote his First Epistle. And, in the
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Go Teach all Nations
Standing but a step from His heavenly throne, Christ gave the commission to His disciples. "All power is given unto Me in heaven and in earth," He said. "Go ye therefore, and teach all nations." "Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15. Again and again the words were repeated, that the disciples might grasp their significance. Upon all the inhabitants of the earth, high and low, rich and poor, was the light of heaven to shine in clear, strong rays. The disciples
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

"Why Weepest Thou?"
The women who had stood by the cross of Christ waited and watched for the hours of the Sabbath to pass. On the first day of the week, very early, they made their way to the tomb, taking with them precious spices to anoint the Saviour's body. They did not think about His rising from the dead. The sun of their hope had set, and night had settled down on their hearts. As they walked, they recounted Christ's works of mercy and His words of comfort. But they remembered not His words, "I will see you again."
Ellen Gould White—The Desire of Ages

Cross References
Matthew 28:17
When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.

Mark 16:13
These returned and reported it to the rest; but they did not believe them either.

Mark 16:14
Later Jesus appeared to the Eleven as they were eating; he rebuked them for their lack of faith and their stubborn refusal to believe those who had seen him after he had risen.

Luke 24:11
But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.

Luke 24:41
And while they still did not believe it because of joy and amazement, he asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"

John 20:25
So the other disciples told him, "We have seen the Lord!" But he said to them, "Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe."

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