MARK 6:3

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.”

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Mark 6:3 Translation & Meaning

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Is ἐστιν He (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are Is
not οὐχ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
this οὗτός The he (she or it), i.e., this or that (often with article repeated) this
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
carpenter, τέκτων An artificer (as producer of fabrics), i.e., (specially), a craftsman in wood carpenter
the The (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) the
son υἱὸς A "son" (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship son
of Mary, Μαρίας Maria or Mariam (i.e., Mirjam), the name of six Christian females Mary
the brother ἀδελφὸς A brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like G0001) brother
of James, Ἰακώβου Jacobus, the name of three Israelites James
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
Joses, Ἰωσῆ Jose, an Israelite Joses
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
of Juda, Ἰούδα Judas (i.e., Jehudah), the name of ten Israelites; also of the posterity of one of them and its region Juda
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
Simon? Σίμωνος Simon (i.e., Shimon), the name of nine Israelites Simon
and καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words and
are εἰσὶν They are are
not οὐκ The absolute negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not not
his αὐτοῦ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons his
sisters ἀδελφαὶ A sister (naturally or ecclesiastically) sisters
here ὧδε In this same spot, i.e., here or hither here
with πρὸς A preposition of direction; forward to, i.e., toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e., pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e., near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e., whither or for which it is predicated) with
us? ἡμᾶς Us us
And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
they were offended ἐσκανδαλίζοντο To entrap, i.e., trip up (figuratively, stumble (transitively) or entice to sin, apostasy or displeasure) offended
at ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc at
him. αὐτῷ The reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons him

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  • 1  And he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him.

  • 2  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?

  • 3  Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.

  • 4  But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, but in his own country, and among his own kin, and in his own house.

  • 5  And he could there do no mighty work, save that he laid his hands upon a few sick folk, and healed them.




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