Mark 6:2
New International Version
When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. "Where did this man get these things?" they asked. "What's this wisdom that has been given him? What are these remarkable miracles he is performing?

New Living Translation
The next Sabbath he began teaching in the synagogue, and many who heard him were amazed. They asked, "Where did he get all this wisdom and the power to perform such miracles?"

English Standard Version
And on the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished, saying, “Where did this man get these things? What is the wisdom given to him? How are such mighty works done by his hands?

Berean Study Bible
When the Sabbath came, He began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard Him were astonished. “Where did this man get these ideas?” they asked. “What is this wisdom He has been given? And how can He perform such miracles?

Berean Literal Bible
And the Sabbath having come, He began to teach in the synagogue; and many hearing were astonished, saying, "From where to this man are these things, and what is the wisdom having been given to Him, even the miracles such as are done by His hands?

New American Standard Bible
When the Sabbath came, He began to teach in the synagogue; and the many listeners were astonished, saying, "Where did this man get these things, and what is this wisdom given to Him, and such miracles as these performed by His hands?

King James Bible
And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?

Christian Standard Bible
When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished. “Where did this man get these things? ” they said. “What is this wisdom that has been given to him, and how are these miracles performed by his hands?

Contemporary English Version
The next Sabbath he taught in the synagogue. Many of the people who heard him were amazed and asked, "How can he do all this? Where did he get such wisdom and the power to work these miracles?

Good News Translation
On the Sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue. Many people were there; and when they heard him, they were all amazed. "Where did he get all this?" they asked. "What wisdom is this that has been given him? How does he perform miracles?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
When the Sabbath came, He began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard Him were astonished. "Where did this man get these things?" they said. "What is this wisdom given to Him, and how are these miracles performed by His hands?

International Standard Version
When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were utterly amazed. "Where did this man get all these things?" they asked. "What is this wisdom that has been given to him? What great miracles are being done by his hands!

NET Bible
When the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue. Many who heard him were astonished, saying, "Where did he get these ideas? And what is this wisdom that has been given to him? What are these miracles that are done through his hands?

New Heart English Bible
And when the Sabbath had come, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many hearing him were astonished, saying, "Where did this man get these things?" and, "What is the wisdom that is given to this man, that such mighty works come about by his hands?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And when it was The Sabbath, he began to teach in the synagogue and many who heard were amazed and they were saying, “From where does this man have these things? What is this wisdom given to him that mighty works like these should be done by his hands?”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When the day of worship came, he began to teach in the synagogue. He amazed many who heard him. They asked, "Where did this man get these ideas? Who gave him this kind of wisdom and the ability to do such great miracles?

New American Standard 1977
And when the Sabbath had come, He began to teach in the synagogue; and the many listeners were astonished, saying, “Where did this man get these things, and what is this wisdom given to Him, and such miracles as these performed by His hands?

Jubilee Bible 2000
And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue; and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where has this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him and such mighty works that are wrought by his hands?

King James 2000 Bible
And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where has this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?

American King James Version
And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where has this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given to him, that even such mighty works are worked by his hands?

American Standard Version
And when the sabbath was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, Whence hath this man these things? and, What is the wisdom that is given unto this man, and what mean'such mighty works wrought by his hands?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when the sabbath was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were in admiration at his doctrine, saying: How came this man by all these things? and what wisdom is this that is given to him, and such mighty works as are wrought by his hands?

Darby Bible Translation
And when sabbath was come he began to teach in the synagogue, and many hearing were amazed, saying, Whence [has] this [man] these things? and what [is] the wisdom that is given to him, and such works of power are done by his hands?

English Revised Version
And when the sabbath was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, Whence hath this man these things? and, What is the wisdom that is given unto this man, and what mean such mighty works wrought by his hands?

Webster's Bible Translation
And when the sabbath was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given to him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?

Weymouth New Testament
On the Sabbath He proceeded to teach in the synagogue; and many, as they heard Him, were astonished. "Where did he acquire all this?" they asked. "What is this wisdom that has been given to him? And what are these marvellous miracles which his hands perform?

World English Bible
When the Sabbath had come, he began to teach in the synagogue, and many hearing him were astonished, saying, "Where did this man get these things?" and, "What is the wisdom that is given to this man, that such mighty works come about by his hands?

Young's Literal Translation
and sabbath having come, he began in the synagogue to teach, and many hearing were astonished, saying, 'Whence hath this one these things? and what the wisdom that was given to him, that also such mighty works through his hands are done?
Study Bible
The Rejection at Nazareth
1Jesus went on from there and came to His hometown, accompanied by His disciples. 2When the Sabbath came, He began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard Him were astonished. “Where did this man get these ideas?” they asked. “What is this wisdom He has been given? And how can He perform such miracles? 3Isn’t this the carpenter, the son of Mary and the brother of James, Joseph, Judas, and Simon? Aren’t His sisters here with us as well?” And they took offense at Him.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:23
Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.

Matthew 7:28
When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at His teaching,

Mark 10:1
Then Jesus left that place and went into the region of Judea, beyond the Jordan. Again the crowds came to Him and He taught them, as was His custom.

Luke 2:47
And all who heard Him were amazed at His understanding and His answers.

Treasury of Scripture

And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From where has this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given to him, that even such mighty works are worked by his hands?

he began.

Mark 1:21,22,39
And they went into Capernaum; and straightway on the sabbath day he entered into the synagogue, and taught…

Luke 4:15,31,32
And he taught in their synagogues, being glorified of all…

From.

John 6:42
And they said, Is not this Jesus, the son of Joseph, whose father and mother we know? how is it then that he saith, I came down from heaven?

John 7:15
And the Jews marvelled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?

Acts 4:13,14
Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus…







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

[the] Sabbath
σαββάτου (sabbatou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4521: The Sabbath, a week.

came,
γενομένου (genomenou)
Verb - Aorist Participle Middle - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

He began
ἤρξατο (ērxato)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 756: To begin. Middle voice of archo; to commence.

to teach
διδάσκειν (didaskein)
Verb - Present Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 1321: To teach, direct, admonish. A prolonged form of a primary verb dao; to teach.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῇ (tē)
Article - Dative Feminine 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.

synagogue,
συναγωγῇ (synagōgē)
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4864: From sunago; an assemblage of persons; specially, a Jewish 'synagogue'; by analogy, a Christian church.

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

many
πολλοὶ (polloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 4183: Much, many; often.

who heard [Him]
ἀκούοντες (akouontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 191: To hear, listen, comprehend by hearing; pass: is heard, reported. A primary verb; to hear.

were astonished.
ἐξεπλήσσοντο (exeplēssonto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 1605: To strike with panic or shock; I amaze, astonish. From ek and plesso; to strike with astonishment.

“Where [did]
Πόθεν (Pothen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 4159: From the base of posis with enclitic adverb of origin; from which or what place, state, source or cause.

this [man get]
τούτῳ (toutō)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

these [ideas]?”
ταῦτα (tauta)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

they asked.
λέγοντες (legontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

“What [is]
τίς (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.

[this]
(hē)
Article - Nominative Feminine 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.

wisdom
σοφία (sophia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4678: Wisdom, insight, skill (human or divine), intelligence. From sophos; wisdom.

He has been given?
δοθεῖσα (dotheisa)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1325: To offer, give; I put, place. A prolonged form of a primary verb; to give.

And [how can]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

He perform
γινόμεναι (ginomenai)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

such
τοιαῦται (toiautai)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 5108: (including the other inflections); from toi and houtos; truly this, i.e. Of this sort (to denote character or individuality).

miracles?
δυνάμεις (dynameis)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 1411: From dunamai; force; specially, miraculous power.
(2) Many hearing him.--The better MSS. give, "the many," i.e., the majority of those who were present.

Such mighty works.--As the Evangelist notes in Mark 6:5 that no mighty work had been done in Nazareth, these must refer to what had been reported there.

Verse 2. - As usual, he made the sabbath the special time for his teaching. And many hearing him were astonished. They were astonished at the ability, the sublimity, the holiness of his teaching, as well as at the signs and wonders by which he confirmed it. "Many" hearing him; not all. Some listened with faith; but "the many" (there is some authority for οἱ πολλοὶ)were envious of him. Whence hath this man these things? The expression, "this man," is repeated, according to the best authorities, in the next clause, What is the wisdom that is given (not "unto him," but) unto this man? There is a contemptuous tone about the expression. 6:1-6 Our Lord's countrymen tried to prejudice the minds of people against him. Is not this the carpenter? Our Lord Jesus probably had worked in that business with his father. He thus put honour upon mechanics, and encouraged all persons who eat by the labour of their hands. It becomes the followers of Christ to content themselves with the satisfaction of doing good, although they are denied the praise of it. How much did these Nazarenes lose by obstinate prejudices against Jesus! May Divine grace deliver us from that unbelief, which renders Christ a savour of death, rather than of life to the soul. Let us, like our Master, go and teach cottages and peasants the way of salvation.
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