Here they demonstrate that they can “pray” to Jesus ( begged Him earnestly ). D Edmond Hiebert - Prints the author's own translation. Interruptions are always frustrating. They were showing no love towards a man who needed their sympathy. And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. down a steep place--down the hanging cliff. But these expressions, far from being inconsistent, only confirm, by their precision, the minute accuracy of the narrative. And they were astonished with a great astonishment--The language here is the strongest. Rather ask who touched Thee not in such a throng." Verse 5 Mark made it clear that Jesus was angry. of a darker kind, soon showed themselves. This shows that you can know who Jesus is and not surrender to Him. 5. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. We provide you with a list of stored cookies on your computer in our domain so you can check what we stored. 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 ). arose, and walked--a vivid touch evidently from an eye-witness. Since that time, Jesus has performed many exorcisms around Capernaum (Mark … 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. Mark 5:12 - The demons implored Him, saying, 'Send us into the swine so that we may enter them.' The abundant teaching earlier that day ( Mark 4:1 , &c., and Matthew 13:1-58 ) had only whetted the people's appetite: and disappointed, as would seem, that He had left them in the evening to cross the lake, they remain hanging about the beach, having got a hint, probably through some of His disciples, that He would be back the same evening. What had she "heard of Jesus?" This commentary on the Gospel of Mark is one of his best. We may request cookies to be set on your device. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. You can also change some of your preferences. Thou seest the multitude thronging thee, and sayest thou, Who touched me?--"Askest thou, Lord, who touched Thee? A list of the best commentaries on Mark ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users. What have I to do with thee, Jesus, Son of the most high God? 11. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. 9. and clothed--As our Evangelist had not told us that he "ware no clothes," the meaning of this statement could only have been conjectured but for "the beloved physician" ( Luke 8:27 ), who supplies the missing piece of information here. touched his garment--According to the ceremonial law, the touch of anyone having the disease which this woman had would have defiled the person touched. Mark 5. Returning to Mark 5:15-20 — Act II of this Sunday’s playlet — we might expect the townsfolk and villagers to celebrate Jesus’ treatment of the untreatable, and the one treated to join Jesus’ entourage with open arms. 3. Who had his dwelling among the tombs--Luke ( Luke 8:27 ) says, "He ware no clothes, neither abode in any house." Introduction: The unique character of the Gospel of Mark. In Matthew 8:30 , they are said to have been "a good way off." Mark 5:5 Commentaries: Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones. The scene of this miracle was probably Capernaum; its time, according to Matthew, was the feast at his house after his call. 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. 31. in the press behind--shrinking, yet seeking. “Fetters and chains”: “Fetters” (probably metal or perhaps in part, cord or rope), were used to restrain the feet and “chains” were metal restraints for the rest of the body. And they that saw it told them how it befell to him that was possessed with the devil--("the demonized person"). You are free to opt out any time or opt in for other cookies to get a better experience. The apostles sent forth. The clothing which the poor man would feel the want of the moment his consciousness returned to him, was doubtless supplied to him by some of the Twelve. And he said unto her, Daughter--"be of good comfort" ( Luke 8:48 ). 20. 16. The second 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 … 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. Jesus uses his supernatural knowledge to identify with the woman who had touched him—even though in the eyes of the public this would mean that he had contracted ritual uncleanness. 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. and see him that was possessed with the devil--the demonized person. But this will always prompt you to accept/refuse cookies when revisiting our site. It is the same name as Jair, in the Old Testament ( Numbers 32:41 , Judges 10:3 , Esther 2:5 ). Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. Thy daughter is dead; why troublest thou the Master any further?--the Teacher. Otherwise you will be prompted again when opening a new browser window or new a tab. 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. The daughter of Jairus raised. © Copyright - Enduring Word       |      . ( = Matthew 9:18-26 , Luke 8:41-56 ). Jesus therefore sets His royal seal upon it. And his disciples said unto him--Luke says ( Luke 8:45 ), "When all denied, Peter and they that were with Him said, Master." The news of her death reached the father after the cure of the woman with the issue of blood: but Matthew's brief account gives only the result, as in the case of the centurion's servant ( Matthew 8:5 , &c.). They were not allowed to touch touch bodies. and also concerning the swine--Thus had they the double testimony of the herdsmen and their own senses. Mark 5 Commentary, this commentary provides a free-flowing commentary on the entire text of each biblical book, along with background material. (Compare an analogous, though a different kind of case, Daniel 4:34-37 ). Changes will take effect once you reload the page. 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. Since these providers may collect personal data like your IP address we allow you to block them here. 22. their object. The occasion of this scene will appear presently. 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. 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 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. 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. And forthwith Jesus gave them leave--In Matthew ( Matthew 8:32 ) this is given with majestic brevity--"Go!" Valuable for its numerous helpful word studies and background material. Interruptions are a part of life. For Luke ( Luke 8:37 ) says, "Then the whole multitude of the country of the Gadarenes round about besought Him to depart from them; for they were taken with great fear." The owners, if Jews, drove an illegal trade; if heathens, they insulted the national religion: in either case the permission was just. 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. None of this happens. Mark 5:8 tells us that Jesus had begun by using his usual method--an authoritative order to the demon to come out. Mark 5:4 "Because that he had been often bound with fetters and chains, and the chains had been plucked asunder by him, and the fetters broken in pieces: neither could any [man] tame him." 2. Mark’s date appears to be later, but he may have anticipated the feast in his narrative, in order to keep the whole of the incidents relating to Matthew’s apostleship together. Coffman's Commentaries on the BibleMark 5. 29. 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. 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 ). till she had completed her twelfth year, was called "little," or "a little maid"; after that, "a young woman." 2. The traditions of the elders. The evil spirits had thus, alas! a great herd of swine feeding--There can hardly be any doubt that the owners of these were Jews, since to them our Lord had now come to proffer His services. And he took the damsel by the hand--as He did Peter's mother-in-law ( Mark 1:31 ). No doubt it was His marvellous cures she had heard of; and the hearing of these, in connection with her bitter experience of the vanity of applying to any other, had been blessed to the kindling in her soul of a firm confidence that He who had so willingly wrought such cures on others was able and would not refuse to heal her also. 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. Perhaps they witnessed at a distance the sudden calming of the tempest. A Brief Commentary on the Gospel of Mark, Chapter 5:1 - 6:6, Carl W. Conrad. he taketh the father and the mother of the damsel, and them that were with him--Peter, and James, and John. And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. ©2018 David Guzik – No distribution beyond personal use without permission. A woman healed. 42. 6. and said unto her, Talitha cumi--The words are Aramaic, or Syro-Chaldaic, the then language of Palestine. But what a glorious dismissal from the lips of Him who is "our Peace" is that, "Go in peace!". In Matthew ( Matthew 8:28 ), "there met him two men possessed with devils." 33. Jairus by name--or "Jaeirus." in the city, and in the country. 39. 2. Mark 5:15 They came to Jesus and observed the man who had been demon-possessed sitting down, clothed and in his right mind, the very man who had had the “legion”; and they became frightened. 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." much people gathered unto him--who "gladly received Him; for they were all waiting for Him" ( Luke 8:40 ). 28. Send us into the swine, that we may enter into them--Had they spoken out all their mind, perhaps this would have been it: "If we must quit our hold of this man, suffer us to continue our work of mischief in another form, that by entering these swine, and thus destroying the people's property, we may steel their hearts against Thee!". 30. Mark 6. 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. For she said--"within herself" ( Matthew 9:21 ). of 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. 7. Jesus cured the man with a brief order. And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? Many people are angry for selfish reasons. 5. 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. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately--(see Mar 5:6). Note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our websites and the services we are able to offer. 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. How vividly do such incidents bring out Christ's knowledge of the human heart and tender sympathy! Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the website, refuseing them will have impact how our site functions. Mark Commentary - 556 pages - published April, 2017 - recommended resource; WILLIAM BARCLAY Commentary on the Gospel of Mark Daily Study Bible. Commentary on the Gospel of Mark. I am out in the garage working on the car with my hands literally oozing with grease and I’m wanted on the phone. John the Baptist put to death. Please be aware that this might heavily reduce the functionality and appearance of our site. 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. He owns Jesus to be the Son of God. Jairus’ daughter was healed secretly. 8. Commentary on Mark 5:30-34 Jewish people believed that only teachers closest to God had supernatural knowledge. Jairus' Daughter Raised to Life ( Mark 5:35-43 ). and when he saw him, he fell at his feet--in Matthew ( Matthew 9:18 ), "worshipped Him." Mark 5:22 - One of the synagogue officials named Jairus *came up, and on seeing Him, *fell at His feet on StudyLight.org 14. Mark 7. In Mark 5:7, the demons demonstrated that they knew who Jesus was. These tombs were hewn out of the rocky caves of the locality, and served for shelters and lurking places ( Luke 8:26 ). 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. Glorious Cure of the Gadarene Demoniac ( Mark 5:1-20 ). In Mark 5, they will learn more about His power as He performs familiar miracles with an even greater scope. 40. 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. The apostles return, Five thousand fed by a miracle. They are angry when other people have not been kind to them. Glorious Cure of the Gadarene Demoniac ( Mark 5:1-20 ). And Jesus immediately knowing in himself that virtue--or "efficacy." Christ despised in his own country. See 7:34 , 14:36 . and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently--rushed. 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. 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 all the devils besought him, saying--"if thou cast us out" ( Matthew 8:31 ). Check to enable permanent hiding of message bar and refuse all cookies if you do not opt in. The voluntary, living contact of faith is that electric conductor which alone draws virtue out of Him. Mark 5:22 - Mark 5:24, Mark 5:35 - Mark 5:43. (Mark 4:41). The Gospel According to Mark Commentary by DAVID BROWN CHAPTER 5 Glorious Cure of the Gadarene Demoniac ( Mar 5:1-20). Jesus was angry because the *Pharisees were going to use the man as a way to oppose Jesus. And he charged them straitly--strictly. Click to enable/disable Google Analytics tracking. Mark 5:25-34. THE DAUGHTER OF JAIRUS RAISED TO LIFE--THE WOMAN WITH AN ISSUE OF BLOOD HEALED. 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. 10. Click to enable/disable _gat_* - Google Analytics Cookie. 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." 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. Mark 5:7. 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. (See 2 Chronicles 35:25 , Jeremiah 9:20 , Amos 5:16 ). "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 ). And they come to Jesus--Matthew ( Matthew 8:34 ) says, "Behold, the whole city came out to meet Jesus." He was the terror of the whole locality. and said, Who touched my clothes? Even so, as AUGUSTINE long ago said, multitudes still come similarly close to Christ in the means of grace, but all to no purpose, being only sucked into the crowd. "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. And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter--Luke ( Luke 8:42 ) says, "He had one only daughter, about twelve years of age." Mark loves to give such wonderful words just as they were spoken. on StudyLight.org It was always supposed in those days that, if a demon's name could be discovered, it … 1. 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" We need 2 cookies to store this setting. Christ walks on the sea, He heals those that touch him. 27. Mark 5:5 - Constantly, night and day, he was screaming among the tombs and in the mountains, and gashing himself with stones. Click on the different category headings to find out more. 1. THE CONTEXT The stories of the woman with a hemorrhage and Jairus' daughter (5:21-43) are two of four miracles in this section. What defiles the man. Alas, no! This, though it tried the modesty of the believing woman, was just what Christ wanted in dragging her forth, her public testimony to the facts of her case--the disease, with her abortive efforts at a cure, and the instantaneous and perfect relief which her touching the Great Healer had brought her. 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 ). 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.". 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! Click to enable/disable _ga - Google Analytics Cookie. Click to enable/disable Google reCaptcha. 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. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately--(see Mark 5:6 ). Now there was there, nigh unto the mountains--rather, "to the mountain," according to what is clearly the true reading. thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague--Though healed as soon as she believed, it seemed to her a stolen cure--she feared to acknowledge it. According to a well-known rabbin, quoted by LIGHTFOOT, a daughter. and in his right mind--but now, oh, in what a lofty sense! 5. Night and day in the tombs and in the mountains he kept crying out and cutting himself with stones. 37. This and this only Jesus acknowledges and seeks out. lieth at the point of death--Matthew ( Matthew 9:18 ) gives it thus: "My daughter is even now dead"--"has just expired." Mark 5:21-43 . there met him a man with an unclean spirit--"which had devils [demons] long time" ( Luke 8:27 ). 1. The Tyndale commentaries are non-technical and introductory level commentaries, but they are surprisingly consistent in their high level of quality. All rights reserved. A man from the tombs. A sense of déjà vu accompanies the introduction to today’s reading. Behold the tormentor anticipating, dreading, and entreating exemption from torment! And always, night and day, he was in the mountains, and in the tombs, crying, and cutting himself with stones--Terrible as he was to others, he himself endured untold misery, which sought relief in tears and self-inflicted torture. On this occasion that was not successful. I just get engrossed in reading the morning paper and my wife wants me to take out the garbage right away. Mark 5: The Caring Christ. By the name Elion—the Most High, God was known among the Phoenicians, and the other nations that bordered upon Israel; and by that name the devil calls him. 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.". But the woman, fearing and trembling, knowing what was done in her--alarmed, as a humble, shrinking female would naturally be, at the necessity of so public an exposure of herself, yet conscious that she had a tale to tell which would speak for her. 21. 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. and they were afraid--Had this been awe only, it had been natural enough; but other feelings, alas! Commentary on Mark 5:1-20 (Read Mark 5:1-20) Some openly wilful sinners are like this madman. Proud member Once again Jesus is in and near the sea and great crowds are gathered around him. You always can block or delete cookies by changing your browser settings and force blocking all cookies on this website. The first was Jesus' calming of the storm (4:35-41), demonstrating Jesus' power over nature. He calls God the most high God, above all other gods. and were choked in the sea--"perished in the waters" ( Matthew 8:32 ). Just as that other unclean spirit, Mark 1:24. And he suffered no man to follow him, save Peter, and James, and John the brother of. 1. 18. he that had been possessed with the devil prayed him that he might be with him--the grateful heart, fresh from the hand of demons, clinging to its wondrous Benefactor. The demoniac healed. The higher design of all our Lord's miracles of healing irresistibly suggests this way of viewing the present case, the propriety of which will still more appear as we proceed. 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. there met him a man with an unclean spirit --"which had devils [demons] long time" ( … 12. In Christ they discern their destined Tormentor; the time, they know, is fixed, and they feel as if it were come already! 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). into the sea (they were about two thousand)--The number of them is given by this graphic Evangelist alone. and commanded that something should be given her to eat--in token of perfect restoration. (Click superscript numbers for commentary.) 15. 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. And when he was come out of the ship, immediately -- (see Mark 5:6 ). This will explain what follows. Demons seem to take delight in … By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. Let's see how Jesus met the differing needs of three people in this passage. Wuest - And they come to Jesus, and view with a critical, searching eye the demoniac sitting, clothed, and in control of himself. 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. Jesus was on His way to heal a young girl on the verge of death, when He was interrupted by a … 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." 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. on StudyLight.org And straightway the fountain of her blood was dried up--Not only was her issue of blood stanched ( Luke 8:44 ), but the cause of it was thoroughly removed, insomuch that by her bodily sensations she immediately knew herself perfectly cured. Commentaries on Mark. 41. The dark tyrant--power by which he was held clothed him with superhuman strength and made him scorn restraint. 35. Please see our Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. ( James 2:19 ). Next, he demanded what the demon's name was. For he said unto him--that is, before the unclean spirit cried out. You can find the best commentary on Mark for you using the tools on the right side. 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 But Matthew ( Matthew 9:18 ) tells us that the ruler came to Him while He was in the act of speaking at His own table on the subject of fasting; and as we must suppose that this converted publican ought to know what took place on that memorable occasion when he made a feast to his Lord, we conclude that here the right order is indicated by the First Evangelist alone. that no man should know it--The only reason we can assign for this is His desire not to let the public feeling regarding Him come too precipitately to a crisis. 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? 13. 4. For Jews, tombs were an unclean place. 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