Mark 6:56
New International Version
And wherever he went--into villages, towns or countryside--they placed the sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch even the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.

New Living Translation
Wherever he went--in villages, cities, or the countryside--they brought the sick out to the marketplaces. They begged him to let the sick touch at least the fringe of his robe, and all who touched him were healed.

English Standard Version
And wherever he came, in villages, cities, or countryside, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and implored him that they might touch even the fringe of his garment. And as many as touched it were made well.

Berean Study Bible
And wherever He went—villages and towns and countrysides—they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged Him to let them just touch the fringe of His cloak. And all who touched Him were healed.

Berean Literal Bible
And wherever He entered into villages or into cities or into fields, they were laying the ailing in the marketplaces and were begging Him that only they might touch the fringe of His clothing; and as many as touched Him were being healed.

New American Standard Bible
Wherever He entered villages, or cities, or countryside, they were laying the sick in the market places, and imploring Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were being cured.

King James Bible
And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

Christian Standard Bible
Wherever he went, into villages, towns, or the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged him that they might touch just the end of his robe. And everyone who touched it was healed.

Contemporary English Version
In every village or farm or marketplace where Jesus went, the people brought their sick to him. They begged him to let them just touch his clothes, and everyone who did was healed.

Good News Translation
And everywhere Jesus went, to villages, towns, or farms, people would take their sick to the marketplaces and beg him to let the sick at least touch the edge of his cloak. And all who touched it were made well.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Wherever He would go, into villages, towns, or the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged Him that they might touch just the tassel of His robe. And everyone who touched it was made well.

International Standard Version
Wherever he went, whether into villages, towns, or farms, people would place their sick in the marketplaces and beg him to let them touch even the tassel of his garment, and everyone who touched it was healed.

NET Bible
And wherever he would go--into villages, towns, or countryside--they would place the sick in the marketplaces, and would ask him if they could just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched it were healed.

New Heart English Bible
Wherever he entered, into villages, or into cities, or into the country, they placed the sick in the marketplaces, and begged him that they might touch just the fringe of his garment; and as many as touched him were made well.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And wherever he had entered a village or city, they were laying the sick in the streets, and they were begging him if they might touch even the fringe of his garment, and all those who were touching it were healed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whenever he would go into villages, cities, or farms, people would put their sick in the marketplaces. They begged him to let them touch the edge of his clothes. Everyone who touched his clothes was made well.

New American Standard 1977
And wherever He entered villages, or cities, or countryside, they were laying the sick in the market places, and entreating Him that they might just touch the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were being cured.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And wherever he entered, into villages or cities or fields, they laid the sick in the streets and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment, and as many as touched him were saved.

King James 2000 Bible
And wherever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

American King James Version
And wherever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and sought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

American Standard Version
And wheresoever he entered, into villages, or into cities, or into the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whithersoever he entered, into towns or into villages or cities, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch but the hem of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

Darby Bible Translation
And wherever he entered into villages, or cities, or the country, they laid the sick in the market-places, and besought him that they might touch if it were only the hem of his garment; and as many as touched him were healed.

English Revised Version
And wheresoever he entered, into villages, or into cities, or into the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and besought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

Webster's Bible Translation
And whithersoever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and besought him that they might touch, if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him, were healed.

Weymouth New Testament
And enter wherever He might--village or town or hamlet--they laid their sick in the open places, and entreated Him to let them touch were it but the tassel of His robe; and all, whoever touched Him, were restored to health.

World English Bible
Wherever he entered, into villages, or into cities, or into the country, they laid the sick in the marketplaces, and begged him that they might touch just the fringe of his garment; and as many as touched him were made well.

Young's Literal Translation
and wherever he was going, to villages, or cities, or fields, in the market-places they were laying the infirm, and were calling upon him, that they may touch if it were but the fringe of his garment, and as many as were touching him were saved.
Study Bible
Jesus Heals at Gennesaret
55and ran through that whole region, carrying the sick on mats to wherever they heard He was. 56And wherever He went— villages and towns and countrysides— they laid the sick in the marketplaces and begged Him to let them just touch the fringe of His cloak. And all who touched Him were healed.
Cross References
Numbers 15:37
Later, the LORD said to Moses,

Matthew 9:20
Suddenly a woman who had suffered from bleeding for twelve years came up behind Him and touched the fringe of His cloak.

Matthew 14:36
and begged Him just to let them touch the fringe of His cloak. And all who touched Him were healed.

Mark 3:10
For He had healed so many that all who had diseases were pressing forward to touch Him.

Mark 6:55
and ran through that whole region, carrying the sick on mats to wherever they heard He was.

Treasury of Scripture

And wherever he entered, into villages, or cities, or country, they laid the sick in the streets, and sought him that they might touch if it were but the border of his garment: and as many as touched him were made whole.

they laid.

Acts 5:15
Insomuch that they brought forth the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that at the least the shadow of Peter passing by might overshadow some of them.

touch.

Mark 3:10
For he had healed many; insomuch that they pressed upon him for to touch him, as many as had plagues.

Mark 5:27,28
When she had heard of Jesus, came in the press behind, and touched his garment…

2 Kings 13:21
And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.

the border.

Numbers 15:38,39
Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue: …

Deuteronomy 22:12
Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest thyself.

Matthew 9:20
And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment:

him.







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

wherever
ὅπου (hopou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3699: Where, whither, in what place. From hos and pou; what(-ever) where, i.e. At whichever spot.

He went—
εἰσεπορεύετο (eiseporeueto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1531: To journey in(to), I go in(to), enter, intervene. From eis and poreuomai; to enter.

villages
κώμας (kōmas)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 2968: A village, country town. From keimai; a hamlet.

[and]
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

towns
πόλεις (poleis)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 4172: A city, the inhabitants of a city. Probably from the same as polemos, or perhaps from polus; a town.

[and]
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

countrysides—
ἀγροὺς (agrous)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 68: From ago; a field; genitive case, the country; specially, a farm, i.e. Hamlet.

they laid
ἐτίθεσαν (etithesan)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 5087: To put, place, lay, set, fix, establish. A prolonged form of a primary theo to place.

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

sick
ἀσθενοῦντας (asthenountas)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 770: To be weak (physically: then morally), To be sick. From asthenes; to be feeble.

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
ταῖς (tais)
Article - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

marketplaces
ἀγοραῖς (agorais)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 58: From ageiro; properly, the town-square; by implication, a market or thoroughfare.

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

begged
παρεκάλουν (parekaloun)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 3870: From para and kaleo; to call near, i.e. Invite, invoke.

Him
αὐτὸν (auton)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 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.

to let them just touch
ἅψωνται (hapsōntai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 680: Prop: I fasten to; I lay hold of, touch, know carnally. Reflexive of hapto; properly, to attach oneself to, i.e. To touch.

the
τοῦ (tou)
Article - Genitive Neuter 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.

fringe
κρασπέδου (kraspedou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2899: The fringe, edge, corner, tassel. Of uncertain derivation; a margin, i.e., a fringe or tassel.

of His
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.

cloak.
ἱματίου (himatiou)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 2440: A long flowing outer garment, tunic. Neuter of a presumed derivative of ennumi; a dress.

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

all
ὅσοι (hosoi)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 3745: How much, how great, how many, as great as, as much. By reduplication from hos; as As.

who
ἂν (an)
Particle
Strong's Greek 302: A primary particle, denoting a supposition, wish, possibility or uncertainty.

touched
ἥψαντο (hēpsanto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 680: Prop: I fasten to; I lay hold of, touch, know carnally. Reflexive of hapto; properly, to attach oneself to, i.e. To touch.

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.

were healed.
ἐσῴζοντο (esōzonto)
Verb - Imperfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4982: To save, heal, preserve, rescue. From a primary sos; to save, i.e. Deliver or protect.
(56) Or country.--Better, as before in Mark 6:36, farms or hamlets. The three words form almost an exhaustive list of the various grades of aggregate human habitations.

In the streets.--Better, in the market-places.

The border of his garment.--Better, the hem, or fringe. See Note on Matthew 9:20.

Were made whole.--The Greek tense implies an event frequently recurring.

6:45-56 The church is often like a ship at sea, tossed with tempests, and not comforted: we may have Christ for us, yet wind and tide against us; but it is a comfort to Christ's disciples in a storm, that their Master is in the heavenly mount, interceding for them. And no difficulties can hinder Christ's appearance for his people, when the set time is come. He silenced their fears, by making himself known to them. Our fears are soon satisfied, if our mistakes are set right, especially our mistakes as to Christ. Let the disciples have their Master with them, and all is well. It is for want of rightly understanding Christ's former works, that we view his present works as if there never were the like before. If Christ's ministers now could cure people's bodily diseases, what multitudes would flock after them! It is sad to think how much more most care about their bodies than about their souls.
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