Mark 5:37
New International Version
He did not let anyone follow him except Peter, James and John the brother of James.

New Living Translation
Then Jesus stopped the crowd and wouldn’t let anyone go with him except Peter, James, and John (the brother of James).

English Standard Version
And he allowed no one to follow him except Peter and James and John the brother of James.

Berean Study Bible
And He did not allow anyone to accompany Him except Peter, James, and John the brother of James.

Berean Literal Bible
And He did not allow anyone to follow with Him, except Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

King James Bible
And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

New King James Version
And He permitted no one to follow Him except Peter, James, and John the brother of James.

New American Standard Bible
And He allowed no one to accompany Him except Peter, James, and John the brother of James.

NASB 1995
And He allowed no one to accompany Him, except Peter and James and John the brother of James.

NASB 1977
And He allowed no one to follow with Him, except Peter and James and John the brother of James.

Amplified Bible
And He allowed no one to go with Him [as witnesses], except Peter and James and John the brother of James.

Christian Standard Bible
He did not let anyone accompany him except Peter, James, and John, James’s brother.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He did not let anyone accompany Him except Peter, James, and John, James's brother.

American Standard Version
And he suffered no man to follow with him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he allowed no one to go with him except Shimeon Kaypha and Yaqob and Yohannan, brother of Yaqob.

Contemporary English Version
Jesus did not let anyone go with him except Peter and the two brothers, James and John.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he admitted not any man to follow him, but Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

English Revised Version
And he suffered no man to follow with him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

Good News Translation
Then he did not let anyone else go on with him except Peter and James and his brother John.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus allowed no one to go with him except Peter and the two brothers James and John.

International Standard Version
Jesus allowed no one to go further with him except Peter, James, and John, the brother of James.

Literal Standard Version
And He did not permit anyone to follow with Him, except Peter, and James, and John the brother of James;

NET Bible
He did not let anyone follow him except Peter, James, and John, the brother of James.

New Heart English Bible
And he allowed no one to follow him, except Peter, James, and John the brother of James.

Weymouth New Testament
And He allowed no one to accompany Him except Peter and the brothers James and John.

World English Bible
He allowed no one to follow him, except Peter, James, and John the brother of James.

Young's Literal Translation
And he did not suffer any one to follow with him, except Peter, and James, and John the brother of James;

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Healing Touch of Jesus
36But Jesus overheard their conversation and said to Jairus, “Do not be afraid; just believe.” 37And He did not allow anyone to accompany Him except Peter, James, and John the brother of James. 38When they arrived at the house of the synagogue leader, Jesus saw the commotion and the people weeping and wailing loudly.…

Cross References
Matthew 17:1
After six days Jesus took with Him Peter, James, and John the brother of James, and led them up a high mountain by themselves.

Matthew 26:37
He took with Him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee and began to be sorrowful and deeply distressed.

Mark 9:2
After six days Jesus took with Him Peter, James, and John, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. There He was transfigured before them.


Treasury of Scripture

And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of James.

he suffered.

Luke 8:51
And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden.

Acts 9:40
But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up.

save.

Mark 9:2
And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them.

Mark 14:33
And he taketh with him Peter and James and John, and began to be sore amazed, and to be very heavy;

2 Corinthians 13:1
This is the third time I am coming to you. In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.









Verse 37. - Here we have the first occasion of the selection of three of the apostles to be witnesses of things not permitted to be seen by the rest. The other two occasions are those of the transfiguration, and of the agony in the garden. We now follow our Lord and these three favored disciples, Peter and James and John, to the house of death. They are about to witness the first earnest of the resurrection.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

He did not allow
ἀφῆκεν (aphēken)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 863: From apo and hiemi; to send forth, in various applications.

anyone
οὐδένα (oudena)
Adjective - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3762: No one, none, nothing.

to accompany
συνακολουθῆσαι (synakolouthēsai)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 4870: To accompany, follow together with. From sun and akoloutheo; to accompany.

Him
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 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.

except
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

Peter,
Πέτρον (Petron)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4074: Peter, a Greek name meaning rock. Apparently a primary word; a rock; as a name, Petrus, an apostle.

James,
Ἰάκωβον (Iakōbon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2385: The same as Iakob Graecized; Jacobus, the name of three Israelites.

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

John
Ἰωάννην (Iōannēn)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2491: Of Hebrew origin; Joannes, the name of four Israelites.

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

brother
ἀδελφὸν (adelphon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

of James.
Ἰακώβου (Iakōbou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2385: The same as Iakob Graecized; Jacobus, the name of three Israelites.


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