Mark 12:37
New International Version
David himself calls him 'Lord.' How then can he be his son?" The large crowd listened to him with delight.

New Living Translation
Since David himself called the Messiah ‘my Lord,’ how can the Messiah be his son?” The large crowd listened to him with great delight.

English Standard Version
David himself calls him Lord. So how is he his son?” And the great throng heard him gladly.

Berean Study Bible
David himself calls Him ‘Lord.’ So how can He be David’s son?” And the large crowd listened to Him with delight.

Berean Literal Bible
David himself calls Him Lord. And from where is He his son?" And the great crowd was listening to Him gladly.

King James Bible
David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

New King James Version
Therefore David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; how is He then his Son?” And the common people heard Him gladly.

New American Standard Bible
David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; so in what sense is He his son?” And the large crowd enjoyed listening to Him.

NASB 1995
"David himself calls Him 'Lord'; so in what sense is He his son?" And the large crowd enjoyed listening to Him.

NASB 1977
“David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; and so in what sense is He his son?” And the great crowd enjoyed listening to Him.

Amplified Bible
David himself calls Him (the Son, the Messiah) ‘Lord’; so how can it be that He is David’s Son?” The large crowd enjoyed hearing Jesus and listened to Him with delight.

Christian Standard Bible
David himself calls him ‘Lord’; how then can he be his son? ” And the large crowd was listening to him with delight.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
David himself calls Him 'Lord; how then can the Messiah be his Son?" And the large crowd was listening to Him with delight.

American Standard Version
David himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“David therefore called him, 'My Lord'', and how is he his son?” And the whole crowd was listening to him with pleasure.

Contemporary English Version
If David called the Messiah his Lord, how can the Messiah be his son?" The large crowd enjoyed listening to Jesus teach.

Douay-Rheims Bible
David therefore himself calleth him Lord, and whence is he then his son? And a great multitude heard him gladly.

English Revised Version
David himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

Good News Translation
David himself called him 'Lord'; so how can the Messiah be David's descendant?" A large crowd was listening to Jesus gladly.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
David calls him Lord. So how can he be his son?" The large crowd enjoyed listening to him.

International Standard Version
David himself calls him 'Lord,' so how can he be his son?" And the large crowd kept listening to him with delight.

Literal Standard Version
therefore David himself calls Him Lord, and from where is He his son?” And the great multitude were hearing Him gladly,

NET Bible
If David himself calls him 'Lord,' how can he be his son?" And the large crowd was listening to him with delight.

New Heart English Bible
David himself calls him Lord, so how can he be his son?" The common people heard him gladly.

Weymouth New Testament
"David himself calls Him 'Lord:' how then can He be his son?" And the mass of people found pleasure in listening to Jesus.

World English Bible
Therefore David himself calls him Lord, so how can he be his son?" The common people heard him gladly.

Young's Literal Translation
therefore David himself saith of him Lord, and whence is he his son?' And the great multitude were hearing him gladly,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Whose Son is the Christ?
36Speaking by the Holy Spirit, David himself declared: ‘The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit at My right hand until I put Your enemies under Your feet.” ’ 37David himself calls Him ‘Lord.’ So how can He be David’s son?” And the large crowd listened to Him with delight. 38In His teaching Jesus also said, “Watch out for the scribes. They like to walk around in long robes, to receive greetings in the marketplaces,…

Cross References
Matthew 21:45
When the chief priests and Pharisees heard His parables, they knew that Jesus was speaking about them.

John 12:9
Meanwhile a large crowd of Jews learned that Jesus was there. And they came not only because of Him, but also to see Lazarus, whom He had raised from the dead.


Treasury of Scripture

David therefore himself calls him Lord; and from where is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

and whence.

Matthew 1:23
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

Romans 1:3,4
Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh; …

Romans 9:5
Whose are the fathers, and of whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed for ever. Amen.

And the.

Matthew 11:5,25
The blind receive their sight, and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them…

Matthew 21:46
But when they sought to lay hands on him, they feared the multitude, because they took him for a prophet.

Luke 19:48
And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.









(37) And the common people.--Better, the great body of the people. Stress is laid on the multitude, not on the social condition, of those who thus heard gladly.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
David
Δαυὶδ (Dauid)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 1138: David, King of Israel. Of Hebrew origin; Dabid, the Israelite king.

himself
Αὐτὸς (Autos)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Nominative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

calls
λέγει (legei)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

Him
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

Lord.
Κύριον (Kyrion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

So
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

how
πόθεν (pothen)
Adverb
Strong's 4159: From the base of posis with enclitic adverb of origin; from which or what place, state, source or cause.

can He be
ἐστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

[David’s]
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

son?”
υἱός (huios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5207: A son, descendent. Apparently a primary word; a 'son', used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship.

And
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

large
πολὺς (polys)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

crowd
ὄχλος (ochlos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3793: From a derivative of echo; a throng; by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot.

listened
ἤκουεν (ēkouen)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

to Him
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

with delight.
ἡδέως (hēdeōs)
Adverb
Strong's 2234: Gladly, pleasantly, with pleasure. Adverb from a derivative of the base of hedone; sweetly, i.e. with pleasure.


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