New American Standard Bible
But they did not understand this statement, and they were afraid to ask Him.
King James Bible
But they understood not that saying, and were afraid to ask him.
Darby Bible Translation
But they understood not the saying, and feared to ask him.
World English Bible
But they didn't understand the saying, and were afraid to ask him.
Young's Literal Translation
but they were not understanding the saying, and they were afraid to question him.
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Jesus said unto him, If them canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth.'--Mark ix. 23. The necessity and power of faith is the prominent lesson of this narrative of the healing of a demoniac boy, especially as it is told by the Evangelist Mark, The lesson is enforced by the actions of all the persons in the group, except the central figure, Christ. The disciples could not cast out the demon, and incur Christ's plaintive rebuke, which is quite as much sorrow as blame: 'O faithless …
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But they did not understand the statement which He had made to them.
But they did not understand this statement, and it was concealed from them so that they would not perceive it; and they were afraid to ask Him about this statement.
But the disciples understood none of these things, and the meaning of this statement was hidden from them, and they did not comprehend the things that were said.
These things His disciples did not understand at the first; but when Jesus was glorified, then they remembered that these things were written of Him, and that they had done these things to Him.
Jesus knew that they wished to question Him, and He said to them, "Are you deliberating together about this, that I said, 'A little while, and you will not see Me, and again a little while, and you will see Me'?
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