Mark 3:21
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English Standard Version
And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, “He is out of his mind.”

King James Bible
And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.

American Standard Version
And when his friends heard it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when his friends had heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him. For they said: He is become mad.

English Revised Version
And when his friends heard it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.

Webster's Bible Translation
And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself.

Weymouth New Testament
Hearing of this, His relatives came to seize Him by force, for they said, "He is out of his mind."

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Vincent's Word Studies

His friends (οἱ παῤ αὐτοῦ)

Lit., they who were from beside him: i.e., by origin or birth. His mother and brethren. Compare Mark 3:31, Mark 3:32. Wyc., kinsmen. Tynd., they that belonged unto him. Not his disciples, since they were in the house with him.

They said (ἔλεγον)

Imperfect tense. Very graphic, they kept saying.

Mark 3:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

when. Some render, 'And they who were with him (in the house, ver.19,) hearing (the noise) went out to restrain, ([auton, i.e., ochlos,] the multitude,) for they said, It (the mob) is mad.' This, however, is contrary to all the versions; and appears an unnatural construction.

friends. or, kinsmen.

Mark 3:31 There came then his brothers and his mother, and, standing without, sent to him, calling him.

John 7:3-10 His brothers therefore said to him, Depart hence, and go into Judaea, that your disciples also may see the works that you do...

He is.

2 Kings 9:11 Then Jehu came forth to the servants of his lord: and one said to him, Is all well? why came this mad fellow to you?...

Jeremiah 29:26 The LORD has made you priest in the stead of Jehoiada the priest, that you should be officers in the house of the LORD...

Hosea 9:7 The days of visitation are come, the days of recompense are come; Israel shall know it: the prophet is a fool, the spiritual man is mad...

John 10:20 And many of them said, He has a devil, and is mad; why hear you him?

Acts 26:24 And as he thus spoke for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, you are beside yourself; much learning does make you mad.

2 Corinthians 5:13 For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.

Cross References
2 Kings 9:11
When Jehu came out to the servants of his master, they said to him, "Is all well? Why did this mad fellow come to you?" And he said to them, "You know the fellow and his talk."

Jeremiah 29:26
The LORD has made you priest instead of Jehoiada the priest, to have charge in the house of the LORD over every madman who prophesies, to put him in the stocks and neck irons.

Mark 3:31
And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to him and called him.

John 7:3
So his brothers said to him, "Leave here and go to Judea, that your disciples also may see the works you are doing.

John 7:5
For not even his brothers believed in him.

John 7:10
But after his brothers had gone up to the feast, then he also went up, not publicly but in private.

John 10:20
Many of them said, "He has a demon, and is insane; why listen to him?"

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