Modern Literal Version
[Mark 10]

     {Mat 18:15-35.}{Joh 7:2-9; Galilee, probably Capernaum.}{Luk 9:51-56 & Joh 7:10; Samaria, Sept., 29 AD.}{Luk 9:57-62.}{Joh 7:11-10:1-21; Jerusalem, Oct., 29 AD.}{Luk 10:1-24; Probably Judea, Oct., 29 AD.}{Luk 10:25-37; Probably Judea.}{Luk 10:38-42; Bethany, near Jerusalem.}{Luk 11:1-13; Probably Judea.}{Luk 11:14-13:9.}{Luk 13:10-21; Probably Peraea.}{Joh 10:22-42; Jerusalem and beyond Jordan.}{Luk 13:22-35; Peraea; Luk 14:1-24 Probably Peraea; Luk 14:25-17:10.}{Joh 11:1-46; Peraea to Bethany, Jan. 30 AD; Joh 11:47-54; Jerusalem and Ephraim in Judea.}{Luk 17:11-37; Borders of Samaria and Galilee; Luk 18:1-14.}

     {Mar 10:1-12 & Mat 19:1-12.}

     10:1 And having risen* up from there, he goes into the borders of Judea through the areabeyond-that of the Jordan, and crowds travel together to him again. And as he had been accustomed, he was teaching them again. 10:2 And the Pharisees came near and asked him, testing him, Should it not be legal for a man to divorce his wife?

     10:3 But he answered and said to them, What did Moses command you*?

     10:4 But they said, Moses permitted us to write a document of divorcement and to divorce her.{Deu 24:1}

     10:5 And Jesus answered and said to them, He wrote this commandment for you*, for your*hardness of heart.10:6But 'God made* them male and female' from the beginning of the creation.{Gen 1:27, 5:2}10:7'Because of this, a man will be leaving his father and mother and will be joined to his wife; 10:8and the two will be into {i.e. become} one flesh,' so-then they are no more two, but one flesh. {Gen 2:24}10:9Therefore, what God yoked together, let man not separate.

     10:10 And his disciples in the house asked him again concerning the same thing. 10:11 And he says to them, Whoever divorces his wife and should marry another is committing adultery against her;10:12and if a woman divorces her husband and should be married another, she is committing adultery.

     {Mar 10:13-16 & Mat 19:13-15 & Luk 18:15-17 Peraea.}

     10:13 And they were bringing to him little children, in order that he might touch them, but the disciples were rebuking those bringing them. 10:14 But after Jesus saw it, he was indignant and said to them, Allow* the little children to come to me, and do* not forbid them; for* of such is the kingdom of God. 10:15 Assuredly I am saying to you*, Whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a little child, he should never enter into it.10:16 And having wrapped them in his arms, and laying his hands upon them, he was blessing them.

     {Mar 10:17-31 & Mat 19:16-20:16 & Luk 18:18-30 Peraea.}

     10:17 And while traveling toward the road, one ran up to him and knelt before him, and asked him, Good Teacher, what should I practice in order that I may inherit everlasting life?

     10:18 But Jesus said to him, Why do you call* me good? None is good except one, our God.10:19You know the commandments: 'Do not commit adultery. Do not murder. Do not steal. Do not falsely testify. Do not defraud. Honor your father and mother.'{Exo 20:12-16 & Deu 5:16-20}

     10:20 But he answered and said to him, Teacher, I have observed all these things from my youth.

     10:21 Now Jesus, having looked at him, loved* him, and said to him, You are lacking in one thing. Proceed away, sell as many things as you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. And come-here, follow me, having lifted up your cross. 10:22 But he was dismal upon the word, and went away, being sorrowful; for* he has many properties.

     10:23 And Jesus, having looked around, says to his disciples, How those who have wealth will hardly enter into the kingdom of God! 10:24 Now the disciples were being amazed upon his words. But Jesus again answered and says to them, Children, how hard it is for those who have confidence in wealth to enter into the kingdom of God! 10:25It is easier for a camel to enter through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

     10:26 Now they were being astounded even-more with themselves, saying to him, Then who is able to be saved?

     10:27 But Jesus, having looked at them, says, It is impossible with men, but not with God; for*all things are possible with God.

     10:28 Peter began to say to him, Behold, we left all and followed you.

     10:29 Jesus answered and said, Assuredly I am saying to you*, There is no one who has left hishouse or brethren or sisters or father or mother or wife or children or fields, because of me and because of the good-news, 10:30who would not receive a hundred-times that now in this time, houses and brethren and sisters and mothers and children and fields, with persecutions, and in the coming age everlasting life. 10:31But many who are first will be last, and the last will be first.

     {Mar 10:32-45 & Mat 20:17-28 & Luk 18:31-34; Peraea or Judea, near Jordan.}

     10:32 Now they were on the road, going-up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was leading them and they were being amazed, and following, were afraid. And he took again the twelve, and began to tell them the things which are about to befall him, 10:33saying, Behold, we are going-up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be given up to the high-priests and scribes, and they will be condemning him to death and will be giving him to the Gentiles, 10:34and they will be mocking him and will be scourging him and will be spitting on him and will be killing him, and he will rise* up in the third day.

     10:35 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, travel before him, saying, Teacher, we wish that* whatever we ask, you might do*it for us.

     10:36 But he said to them, What are you* wishing me to do* for you*?

     10:37 Now they said to him, Give to us that* we may sit, one at your right hand and one at your left hand in your glory.

     10:38 But Jesus said to them, You* do not know what you* are asking for yourselves. Are you*able to drink the cup that I am drinking? And to be immersed* in the immersion* that I am immersed* in?

     10:39 Now they said to him, We are able.

     But Jesus said to them, Indeed the cup that I am drinking, you* will be drinking, and the immersion* that I am immersed*in, you* will be immersed*in.10:40But to sit at my right and atmy left is not mine to give, but it is for them for whom it has been prepared.10:41 And having heard it, the ten began to be indignant concerning James and John.

     10:42 Now having called them to him, Jesus says to them, You* know that those who seem to rule over the Gentiles are lording it over them, and their great ones are wielding authority over them. 10:43But it will not be so among you*, but rather, whoever wishes to become great among you* will be your* servant;10:44and whoever wishes to become first among you* will be bondservant of all. 10:45For* the Son of Man also did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a redemption in exchange-for many.

     {Mar 10:46-52 & Mat 20:29-34 & Luk 18:35-43; Jericho.}

     10:46 And they come into Jericho, and while traveling from Jericho with his disciples and a considerable crowd, Bartimaeus, the blind son of Timaeus, was sitting and begging beside the road. 10:47 And having heard that it is Jesus the Nazarene, he began to cry out and say, Jesus, you,the son of David, show-mercy to me. 10:48 And many were rebuking him, in order that he should be silent, but he was crying out much more, Son of David, show-mercy to me.

     10:49 And Jesus stood still and said for him to be summoned.

     And they summon the blind man, saying to him, Have courage. Lift yourself up! He is summoning you. 10:50 Now he came to Jesus, having cast away his garment, and having stood up.

     10:51 And Jesus answered and says to him, What do you wish that I might do* for you?

     Now the blind man said to him, Rabboni, that* I may recover my sight.

     10:52 Now Jesus said to him, Proceed away; your faith has cured you. And immediately he recovered his sight and was following Jesus on the road.

Modern Literal Version Preface & Appendix , copyright 1987, 1999, 2013 by G. Allen Walker for the MLV New Testament Committee.
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