and had the legion, sitting--"at the feet of Jesus," adds Luke ( Luke 8:35 ); in contrast with his former wild and wandering habits. The apostles sent forth. 2. And they that fed the swine fled, and told it--"told everything, and what was befallen to the possessed of the devils" ( Matthew 8:33 ). their object. (See 2 Chronicles 35:25 , Jeremiah 9:20 , Amos 5:16 ). and when he saw him, he fell at his feet--in Matthew ( Matthew 9:18 ), "worshipped Him." and had spent all that she had, and was nothing bettered, but rather grew worse--pitiable case, and affectingly aggravated; emblem of our natural state as fallen creatures ( Ezekiel 16:5 Ezekiel 16:6 ), and illustrating the worse than vanity of all human remedies for spiritual maladies ( Hosea 5:13 ). Mark 5:21-43 . It is the same name as Jair, in the Old Testament ( Numbers 32:41 , Judges 10:3 , Esther 2:5 ). On this occasion that was not successful. 1. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. 30. And they laughed him to scorn--rather, simply, "laughed at Him"--"knowing that she was dead" ( Luke 8:53 ); an important testimony this to the reality of her death. And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. 41. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. But there was an instinct in the faith which brought her to Jesus, which taught her, that if that touch could set her free from the defiling disease itself, it was impossible to communicate defilement to Him, and that this wondrous Healer must be above such laws. 28. and they were afraid--Had this been awe only, it had been natural enough; but other feelings, alas! 10. And he cometh--rather, "they come." THE DAUGHTER OF JAIRUS RAISED TO LIFE--THE WOMAN WITH AN ISSUE OF BLOOD HEALED. 13. According to a well-known rabbin, quoted by LIGHTFOOT, a daughter. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately--(see Mark 5:6 ). Many people are angry for selfish reasons. Here they demonstrate that they can “pray” to Jesus ( begged Him earnestly ). A legion, in the Roman army, amounted, at its full complement, to six thousand; but here the word is used, as such words with us, and even this one, for an indefinitely large number--large enough however to rush, as soon as permission was given, into two thousand swine and destroy them. And forthwith Jesus gave them leave--In Matthew ( Matthew 8:32 ) this is given with majestic brevity--"Go!" And when he was come out of the ship, immediately--(see Mar 5:6). But here, a certain delay is permitted, the more signally to manifest the power of Christ and accomplish His purposes. Mark 5:12 - The demons implored Him, saying, 'Send us into the swine so that we may enter them.' Howbeit, Jesus suffered him not, &c.--To be a missionary for Christ, in the region where he was so well known and so long dreaded, was a far nobler calling than to follow Him where nobody had ever heard of him, and where other trophies not less illustrious could be raised by the same power and grace. I am out in the garage working on the car with my hands literally oozing with grease and I’m wanted on the phone. in the city, and in the country. Introduction: The unique character of the Gospel of Mark. If I may touch but his clothes, I shall be whole--that is, if I may but come in contact with this glorious Healer at all. Come out of the man, unclean spirit!--Ordinarily, obedience to a command of this nature was immediate. Changes will take effect once you reload the page. in the press behind--shrinking, yet seeking. For Jews, tombs were an unclean place. Thy daughter is dead; why troublest thou the Master any further?--the Teacher. In fact the sea and the crowds have shadowed Mark’s narrative for the last several chapters, and it will be helpful to set the context by looking at … Continue reading "Commentary on Mark 5:21-43" Mark 5:25-34. Click to enable/disable _gid - Google Analytics Cookie. 27. Interruptions are always frustrating. Jairus' Daughter Raised to Life ( Mark 5:35-43 ). He was the terror of the whole locality. Matthew ( Matthew 8:28 ) says he was "exceeding fierce, so that no man might pass by that way." D Edmond Hiebert - Prints the author's own translation. came and fell down before him, and told him all the truth--In Luke ( Luke 8:47 ) it is, "When the woman saw that she was not hid, she came trembling, and falling down before Him, she declared unto Him before all the people for what cause she had touched Him, and how she was healed immediately." And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of. And all the devils besought him, saying--"if thou cast us out" ( Matthew 8:31 ). 29. We use cookies to let us know when you visit our websites, how you interact with us, to enrich your user experience, and to customize your relationship with our website. Mark 5 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by John Calvin, helps you experience his lasting impact on Christian theology and thought lieth at the point of death--Matthew ( Matthew 9:18 ) gives it thus: "My daughter is even now dead"--"has just expired." The Setting (5:1) In the third chapter of Mark’s Gospel, our Lord’s miraculous works were attributed by His opponents to the power of Satan (verse 22). We need 2 cookies to store this setting. You can check these in your browser security settings. Let's see how Jesus met the differing needs of three people in this passage. One would suppose from this that the ruler had been with the multitude on the shore, anxiously awaiting the return of Jesus, and immediately on His arrival had accosted Him as here related. And he departed, and began to publish--not only among his friends, to whom Jesus immediately sent him, but in Decapolis--so called, as being a region of ten cities. They are angry when other people have not been kind to them. 20. How exquisitely natural! Due to security reasons we are not able to show or modify cookies from other domains. Verse 5 Mark made it clear that Jesus was angry. And they that saw it told them how it befell to him that was possessed with the devil--("the demonized person"). This shows that you can know who Jesus is and not surrender to Him. 2. We may request cookies to be set on your device. THE CONTEXT The stories of the woman with a hemorrhage and Jairus' daughter (5:21-43) are two of four miracles in this section. and in his right mind--but now, oh, in what a lofty sense! till she had completed her twelfth year, was called "little," or "a little maid"; after that, "a young woman." ( = Matthew 9:18-26 , Luke 8:41-56 ). Once again Jesus is in and near the sea and great crowds are gathered around him. The evil spirits had thus, alas! In Christ they discern their destined Tormentor; the time, they know, is fixed, and they feel as if it were come already! 1. Jesus cured the man with a brief order. turned him about in the press--crowd. Mark 5:5 - Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones. 23. Just as that other unclean spirit, Mark 1:24. The following cookies are also needed - You can choose if you want to allow them: You can read about our cookies and privacy settings in detail on our Privacy Policy Page. Study Mark 5 using Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete) to better understand Scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Proud member The traditions of the elders. And Jesus went with him; and much people followed him, and thronged him--The word in Luke ( Luke 8:42 ) is stronger--"choked," "stifled Him.". 34. 39. Jesus therefore sets His royal seal upon it. The Gospel According to Mark Commentary by DAVID BROWN CHAPTER 5 Glorious Cure of the Gadarene Demoniac ( Mar 5:1-20). This will explain what follows. The Woman with an Issue of Blood Healed ( Mark 5:24-34 ). A list of the best commentaries on Mark ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. Behold the tormentor anticipating, dreading, and entreating exemption from torment! John the Baptist put to death. 1. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately -- (see Mark 5:6 ). I just get engrossed in reading the morning paper and my wife wants me to take out the garbage right away. He owns Jesus to be the Son of God. And the unclean spirits went out--of the man. 4. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. 1. But these expressions, far from being inconsistent, only confirm, by their precision, the minute accuracy of the narrative. Glorious Cure of the Gadarene Demoniac ( Mark 5:1-20 ). Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, &c.--Luke says ( Luke 8:29 ) that "oftentimes it [the unclean spirit] had caught him"; and after mentioning how they had vainly tried to bind him with chains and fetters, because, "he brake the bands," he adds, "and was driven of the devil [demon] into the wilderness." 38. Commentary on Mark 5:1-20 (Read Mark 5:1-20) Some openly wilful sinners are like this madman. come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live--or, "that she may be healed and live," according to a fully preferable reading. The healing of a woman with a flow of blood is found in three of the gospels (Matthew 9:20-22; Mark 5:25-34; Luke 8:43-48), a miracle sandwiched between two halves of another miracle, the resurrection of the daughter of Jairus, a ruler of the synagogue.What makes the woman's healing unique is that it was performed without a word being spoken beforehand. 36. he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, Be not afraid, only believe--Jesus, knowing how the heart of the agonized father would sink at the tidings, and the reflections at the delay which would be apt to rise in his mind, hastens to reassure him, and in His accustomed style: "Be not afraid, only believe"--words of unchanging preciousness and power! Night and day in the tombs and in the mountains he kept crying out and cutting himself with stones. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth--so brief her state of death as to be more like a short sleep. But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him--not with the spontaneous alacrity which says to Jesus, "Draw me, we will run after thee," but inwardly compelled, with terrific rapidity, before the Judge, to receive sentence of expulsion. The second 40. Mark 5:5 Commentaries: Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones. 8. And they were astonished with a great astonishment--The language here is the strongest. "And Jesus said, Somebody hath touched Me"--"a certain person has touched Me"--"for I perceive that virtue is gone out of Me" ( Luke 8:46 ). had gone out of him--He was conscious of the forthgoing of His healing power, which was not--as in prophets and apostles--something foreign to Himself and imparted merely, but what He had dwelling within Him as "His own fulness." Their next petition ( Mark 5:12 ) will make that clear enough. arose, and walked--a vivid touch evidently from an eye-witness. I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not--or, as in Matthew 8:29 , "Art Thou come to torment us before the time?" And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue--of which class there were but few who believed in Jesus ( John 7:48 ). And when Jesus was passed over again by ship unto the other side--from the Gadarene side of the lake, where He had parted with the healed demoniac, to the west side, at Capernaum. And he besought him much that he would not send them away out of the country--The entreaty, it will be observed, was made by one spirit, but in behalf of many--"he besought Him not to send them, &c."--just as in Mark 5:9 , "he answered we are many." ( Hebrews 4:15 ). And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. of a darker kind, soon showed themselves. The devil is a cruel master to those that are led captive by him, a perfect tyrant; this wretched creature was night and day in the mountains and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones, either bemoaning his own deplorable case, or in a rage and indignation against heaven. The owners, if Jews, drove an illegal trade; if heathens, they insulted the national religion: in either case the permission was just. and were choked in the sea--"perished in the waters" ( Matthew 8:32 ). But when he had put them all out--The word is strong--"turned them all out"; meaning all those who were making this noise, and any others that may have been there from sympathy, that only those might be present who were most nearly concerned, and those whom He had Himself brought as witnesses of the great act about to be done. Mark 5 Commentary, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary provides a free-flowing commentary on the entire text of each biblical book, along with background material. Christ walks on the sea, He heals those that touch him. 5. Commentaries on Mark. But what do they mean by entreating so earnestly not to be ordered out of the country? Now there was there, nigh unto the mountains--rather, "to the mountain," according to what is clearly the true reading. And had suffered many things of many physicians--The expression perhaps does not necessarily refer to the suffering she endured under medical treatment, but to the much varied treatment which she underwent. 1. A legion of soldiers consisted of six thousand men, or more. on StudyLight.org And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many--or, as in Luke ( Luke 8:30 ) "because many devils [demons] were entered into him." 2. and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently--rushed. All rights reserved. If you could time travel to see Jesus as He ministered in Galilee, what is the one personal need you would ask Him to meet? Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?--"Askest thou, Lord, who touched Thee? You can find the best commentary on Mark for you using the tools on the right side. The demoniac healed. This and this only Jesus acknowledges and seeks out. (Mark 4:41). Perhaps they witnessed at a distance the sudden calming of the tempest. The meaning is the same in both. 5. Jesus was on His way to heal a young girl on the verge of death, when He was interrupted by a … The commands of the law are as chains and fetters, to restrain sinners from their wicked courses; but they break those bands in sunder; and it is an evidence of the power of the devil in them. Commentary on the Gospel of Mark. 26. The apostles return, Five thousand fed by a miracle. "Jesus Heals the Gerasene Demoniac," Michael A. Turton's Historical Commentary on the Gospel of Mark , " a complete verse-by-verse commentary on the Gospel of Mark, focusing on the historicity of people, places, events, and sayings in the world of the Gospel of Mark. there met him a man with an unclean spirit --"which had devils [demons] long time" ( … And they come to Jesus--Matthew ( Matthew 8:34 ) says, "Behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus." They were not allowed to touch touch bodies. 5. And he asked him, What is thy name?--The object of this question was to extort an acknowledgment of the virulence of demoniacal power by which this victim was enthralled. Mark 5 Commentary, this commentary provides a free-flowing commentary on the entire text of each biblical book, along with background material. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. And they went out to see what it was that was done--Thus had they the evidence, both of the herdsmen and of their own senses, to the reality of both miracles. And he looked round about to see her that had done this thing--not for the purpose of summoning forth a culprit, but, as we shall presently see, to obtain from the healed one a testimony to what He had done for her. Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. They were showing no love towards a man who needed their sympathy. 17. on StudyLight.org Coffman's Commentaries on the BibleMark 5. 2. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. Click to enable/disable essential site cookies. Mark 5:7. 14. A woman healed. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. Mark 6. Mark 5:1-20 Inductive Bible Study. Mark 7. to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and seeth the tumult, and them that wept and wailed greatly--"the minstrels and the people making a noise" ( Matthew 9:23 )--lamenting for the dead. And he took the damsel by the hand--as He did Peter's mother-in-law ( Mark 1:31 ). Yes, the multitude "thronged and pressed Him"--they jostled against Him, but all involuntarily; they were merely carried along; but one, one only--"a certain person--TOUCHED HIM," with the conscious, voluntary, dependent touch of faith, reaching forth its hand expressly to have contact with Him. You can also change some of your preferences. A man from the tombs. Jesus was angry because the *Pharisees were going to use the man as a way to oppose Jesus. The woman was healed publicly. of Rather ask who touched Thee not in such a throng." He calls God the most high God, above all other gods. Mark 5:22 - Mark 5:24, Mark 5:35 - Mark 5:43. and also concerning the swine--Thus had they the double testimony of the herdsmen and their own senses. Mark 5:4 - because he had often been bound with shackles and chains, and the chains had been torn apart by him and the shackles broken in pieces, and no one was strong enough to … What defiles the man. Next, he demanded what the demon's name was. And they became afraid. In Matthew ( Matthew 8:28 ), "there met him two men possessed with devils." In one of the class to which this man belonged, so steeped in prejudice, such faith would imply more than in others. And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. Mark Commentary - 556 pages - published April, 2017 - recommended resource; WILLIAM BARCLAY Commentary on the Gospel of Mark Daily Study Bible. If you do not want that we track your visit to our site you can disable tracking in your browser here: We also use different external services like Google Webfonts, Google Maps, and external Video providers. down a steep place--down the hanging cliff. 11. In Mark 5, they will learn more about His power as He performs familiar miracles with an even greater scope. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Mark 5:21-43 EXEGESIS: MARK 4-5. This is a striking case of what are called Undesigned Coincidences amongst the different Evangelists; one of them taking a thing for granted, as familiarly known at the time, but which we should never have known but for one or more of the others, and without the knowledge of which some of their statements would be unintelligible. Alas, no! Few of us would consider the possibility of God being interrupted, but this is precisely the case in the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Mark. Irritated, the people could not suffer His presence; yet awe-struck, they dared not order Him off: so they entreat Him to withdraw, and--He takes them at their word. For he said unto him--that is, before the unclean spirit cried out. For she said--"within herself" ( Matthew 9:21 ). Christ despised in his own country. We fully respect if you want to refuse cookies but to avoid asking you again and again kindly allow us to store a cookie for that. 42. This chapter records the events regarding the Gerasene demoniacs (Mark 5:1-20), and the raising of the daughter of Jairus from the dead (Mark 5:21-24,35-43), and the parenthetical miracle of healing the woman with the issue of blood (Mark 5:25-34).THE GERASENE DEMONIACS A Brief Commentary on the Gospel of Mark, Chapter 5:1 - 6:6, Carl W. Conrad. Demons drove these people (Matthew 8:28 mentions two of them) to live in this horrific place. The tide of our Lord's popularity was now fast rising. Mark 5. What have I to do with thee, Jesus, Son of the most high God? Jairus by name--or "Jaeirus." much people gathered unto him--who "gladly received Him; for they were all waiting for Him" ( Luke 8:40 ). Wuest - And they come to Jesus, and view with a critical, searching eye the demoniac sitting, clothed, and in control of himself. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. 16. The first miracle recorded by Mark was the release of a man possessed by a demon (Mark 1:21–27). Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. Home >> Bible Studies >> Mark Study >> Mark 5:21-43 These small group studies of the gospel of Mark contain outlines, cross-references, Bible study discussion questions, and applications. into the sea (they were about two thousand)--The number of them is given by this graphic Evangelist alone. how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel--Throughout that considerable region did this monument of mercy proclaim his new-found Lord; and some, it is to be hoped, did more than "marvel.". A sense of déjà vu accompanies the introduction to today’s reading. 24. The voluntary, living contact of faith is that electric conductor which alone draws virtue out of Him. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our website is being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize our website and application for you in order to enhance your experience. Jairus’ daughter was healed secretly. 35. And he charged them straitly--strictly. he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him--Peter, and James, and John. 7. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. But what a glorious dismissal from the lips of Him who is "our Peace" is that, "Go in peace!". 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