MARK 13:6

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For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

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Mark 13:6 Translation & Meaning

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For γὰρ Properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles) For
many πολλοὶ (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverbial, largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely many
shall come ἐλεύσονται To come or go (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) come
in ἐπὶ Properly, meaning superimposition (of time, place, order, etc.), as a relation of distribution (with the genitive case), i.e., over, upon, etc.; of rest (with the dative case) at, on, etc.; of direction (with the accusative case) towards, upon, etc in
my μου Of me my
name, ὀνόματί A "name" (literally or figuratively) (authority, character) name
saying, λέγοντες Properly, to "lay" forth, i.e., (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean saying
I Ἐγώ I, me I
am εἰμι I exist (used only when emphatic) am
Christ; (No Greek definition. English implied.)
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
shall deceive πλανήσουσιν To (properly, cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue) deceive
many. πολλοὺς (singular) much (in any respect) or (plural) many; neuter (singular) as adverbial, largely; neuter (plural) as adverb or noun often, mostly, largely many

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  • 4  Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign when all these things shall be fulfilled?

  • 5  And Jesus answering them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you:

  • 6  For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.

  • 7  And when ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars, be ye not troubled: for such things must needs be; but the end shall not be yet.

  • 8  For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.




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