Mark 3:9 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Mark 3:9, NIV: "Because of the crowd he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him, to keep the people from crowding him."
Mark 3:9, ESV: "And he told his disciples to have a boat ready for him because of the crowd, lest they crush him,"
Mark 3:9, KJV: "And he spake to his disciples, that a small ship should wait on him because of the multitude, lest they should throng him."
Mark 3:9, NASB: "And He told His disciples to see that a boat would be ready for Him because of the masses, so that they would not crowd Him;"
Mark 3:9, NLT: "Jesus instructed his disciples to have a boat ready so the crowd would not crush him."
Mark 3:9, CSB: "Then he told his disciples to have a small boat ready for him, so that the crowd wouldn't crush him."