Mark 6:12
New International Version
They went out and preached that people should repent.

New Living Translation
So the disciples went out, telling everyone they met to repent of their sins and turn to God.

English Standard Version
So they went out and proclaimed that people should repent.

Berean Study Bible
So they set out and preached that the people should repent.

Berean Literal Bible
And having gone out, they preached that they should repent.

King James Bible
And they went out, and preached that men should repent.

New King James Version
So they went out and preached that people should repent.

New American Standard Bible
And they went out and preached that people are to repent.

NASB 1995
They went out and preached that men should repent.

NASB 1977
And they went out and preached that men should repent.

Amplified Bible
So they went out and preached that men should repent [that is, think differently, recognize sin, turn away from it, and live changed lives].

Christian Standard Bible
So they went out and preached that people should repent.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So they went out and preached that people should repent.

American Standard Version
And they went out, and preached that men'should repent.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And they went out and they preached that they should return to God.

Contemporary English Version
The apostles left and started telling everyone to turn to God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And going forth they preached that men should do penance:

English Revised Version
And they went out, and preached that men should repent.

Good News Translation
So they went out and preached that people should turn away from their sins.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the apostles went and told people that they should turn to God and change the way they think and act.

International Standard Version
So they went and preached that people should repent.

Literal Standard Version
And having gone forth they were preaching that [men] might convert,

NET Bible
So they went out and preached that all should repent.

New Heart English Bible
So they went out and proclaimed that all should repent.

Weymouth New Testament
So they set out, and preached in order that men might repent.

World English Bible
They went out and preached that people should repent.

Young's Literal Translation
And having gone forth they were preaching that men might reform,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ministry of the Twelve
11If anyone will not welcome you or listen to you, shake the dust off your feet when you leave that place, as a testimony against them.” 12So they set out and preached that the people should repent. 13They also drove out many demons and healed many of the sick, anointing them with oil.…

Cross References
Matthew 11:1
After Jesus had finished instructing His twelve disciples, He went on from there to teach and preach in their cities.

Luke 9:6
So they set out and went from village to village, preaching the gospel and healing people everywhere.


Treasury of Scripture

And they went out, and preached that men should repent.

preached.

Mark 1:3,15
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight…

Ezekiel 18:30
Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.

Matthew 3:2,8
And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand…









(12) And preached that men should repent.--The work of the Apostles appears from this to have been a continuation of that of the Baptist. They announced the nearness of the kingdom of God, and repentance as the one adequate preparation for it, and baptised as the outward token of that repentance and the new life in which it was to issue (John 3:5; John 4:2), but they did not as yet proclaim their Master as being Himself the Christ, and therefore the Head of that kingdom.

Verse 12. - They preached that men should repent. This was their great work, to which the miracles were subordinate.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

they went out
ἐξελθόντες (exelthontes)
Verb - Aorist Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1831: To go out, come out. From ek and erchomai; to issue.

[and] preached
ἐκήρυξαν (ekēryxan)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 2784: To proclaim, herald, preach. Of uncertain affinity; to herald, especially divine truth.

that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

[the people] should repent.
μετανοῶσιν (metanoōsin)
Verb - Present Subjunctive Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 3340: From meta and noieo; to think differently or afterwards, i.e. Reconsider.


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