Jesus Walks on the Water

45 (A)Immediately Jesus made His disciples get into (B)the boat and go ahead of Him to the other side to (C)Bethsaida, while He Himself was sending the crowd away. 46 After (D)bidding them farewell, He left (E)for the mountain to pray.

47 When it was evening, the boat was in the middle of the sea, and He was alone on the land. 48 Seeing them [a]straining at the oars, for the wind was against them, at about the [b](F)fourth watch of the night He *came to them, walking on the sea; and He intended to pass by them. 49 But when they saw Him walking on the sea, they supposed that it was a ghost, and cried out; 50 for they all saw Him and were [c]terrified. But immediately He spoke with them and *said to them, (G)Take courage; it is I, (H)do not be afraid.” 51 Then He got into (I)the boat with them, and the wind stopped; and they were utterly astonished, 52 for (J)they [d]had not gained any insight from the incident of the loaves, but [e]their heart (K)was hardened.

Healing at Gennesaret

53 (L)When they had crossed over they came to land at Gennesaret, and moored to the shore. 54 When they got out of the boat, immediately the people recognized Him, 55 and ran about that whole country and began to carry here and there on their pallets those who were sick, to [f]the place they heard He was. 56 Wherever He entered villages, or cities, or countryside, they were laying the sick in the market places, and imploring Him that they might just (M)touch (N)the fringe of His cloak; and as many as touched it were being cured.

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  1. Mark 6:48 Lit harassed in rowing
  2. Mark 6:48 I.e. 3-6 a.m.
  3. Mark 6:50 Or troubled
  4. Mark 6:52 Lit had not understood on the basis of
  5. Mark 6:52 Or their mind was closed, made dull, or insensible
  6. Mark 6:55 Lit where they were hearing that He was