Mark 10:16
Good News Translation
Then he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on each of them, and blessed them.

New Revised Standard Version
And he took them up in his arms, laid his hands on them, and blessed them.

Contemporary English Version
Then Jesus took the children in his arms and blessed them by placing his hands on them.

New American Bible
Then he embraced them and blessed them, placing his hands on them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And embracing them and laying his hands upon them, he blessed them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And embracing them and laying his hands upon them, he blessed them.

Genesis 48:14-16 But he, stretching forth his right hand, put it upon the head of Ephraim, the younger brother; and the left upon the head of Manasses, who was the elder, changing his hands. . . .

Deuteronomy 28:3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed in the field.

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young.

Luke 2:28-34 He also took him into his arms and blessed God and said . . .

Luke 24:50,51 And he led them out as far as Bethania: and lifting up his hands, he blessed them. . . .

John 21:15-17 When therefore they had dined, Jesus saith to Simon Peter: Simon, son of John, lovest thou me more than these? He saith to him: Yea, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He saith to him: Feed my lambs. . . .

Jesus Blesses the Children
15Amen I say to you, whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child shall not enter into it. 16And embracing them and laying his hands upon them, he blessed them. 17And when he was gone forth into the way, a certain man, running up and kneeling before him, asked him: Good Master, what shall I do that I may receive life everlasting?…
Cross References
Mark 9:36
And taking a child, he set him in the midst of them. Whom when he had embraced, he saith to them:

Mark 14:22
And whilst they were eating, Jesus took bread; and blessing, broke and gave to them and said: Take ye. This is my body.

Mark 10:15
Top of Page
Top of Page