45 [a]And straightway he caused his disciples to go into the ship, and to go before unto the other side unto Bethsaida, while he sent away the people.

46 Then as soon as he had sent [b]them away, he departed into a mountain to pray.

47 (A)And when even was come, the ship was in the midst of the sea, and he alone on the land.

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 6:45 The faithful servants of God after their little labor, are subject to great tempest, which Christ doth so moderate being present in power, although absent in body, that he bringeth them to an happy haven, at such time and by such means, as they looked not for: A lively image of the Church tossed to and fro in this world.
  2. Mark 6:46 His disciples.

16 [a]When even was now come, his disciples went down unto the sea,

17 (A)And entered into a ship, and went over the sea, [b]towards Capernaum: and now it was dark, and Jesus was not come to them.

18 And the Sea arose with a great wind that blew.

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Footnotes

  1. John 6:16 The godly are often in peril and danger, but Christ cometh to them in time, even in the midst of the tempests, and bringeth them to the heaven.
  2. John 6:17 In Mark 6:45 they are willed to go before to Bethsaida, for Bethsaida was in the way to Capernaum.