John Bengel Commentary - Mark 1:43 - 1:43

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John Bengel Commentary - Mark 1:43 - 1:43


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Mar 1:43.[15] Εὐθέως, forthwith) lest Jesus should seem to countenance anything derogatory to the law.-ἐξέβαλεν, made him go away) The man, when healed, was ready to remain with Jesus, and to stay away from his relatives. Adversities have the effect of transferring our affections from natural objects of affection to Christ.

[15] Mar 1:41. σπλαγχνισθεὶς, moved with compassion) Mark exercises especial assiduity in observing the holy movements of feeling, and so the gestures also of Jesus. Whoever will pay marked attention to this characteristic of Mark in reading his Gospel, will derive from it no little delight.-V. g.