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Mark 6:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And he sware unto her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will give it thee, unto the half of my kingdom.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And he sware unto her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, I will give [it] thee, unto the half of my kingdom.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— And he swore to her, “Whatever you ask of me, I will give it to you; up to half of my kingdom.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And he swore to her, Whatever thou shalt ask of me, I will give [it] thee, to the half of my kingdom.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And he swore to her, Whatsoever thou shalt ask me I will give thee, to half of my kingdom.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— and he took an oath to her—Whatsoever thou shalt ask me, I will give thee, unto half my kingdom.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and he sware to her—'Whatever thou mayest ask me, I will give to thee—unto the half of my kingdom.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And he swore to her: Whatsoever thou shalt ask I will give thee, though it be the half of my kingdom.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And he sware vnto her, Whatsoeuer thou shalt aske of me, I will giue it thee, vnto the halfe of my kingdome.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And he sware to her, Whatever thou shalt ask (of) me, I will give thee, unto the dividing of my kingdom.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And he swore to her: Whatever thou shalt ask, I will give thee, even to the half of my kingdom.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
he sware 3660
{3660} Prime
ὀμνύω
omnuo
{om-noo'-o}
A prolonged form of a primary but obsolete word, ὄμω [[omo]], for which another prolonged form (ὀμόω [[omoo]], {om-o'-o}) is used in certain tenses. To swear, that is, take (or declare on) oath.
z5656
<5656> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2319
unto her, 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Whatsoever 3739
{3739} Prime
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
1437
{1437} Prime
ἐάν
ean
{eh-an'}
From G1487 and G0302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty.
y3754
[3754] Standard
ὅτι
hoti
{hot'-ee}
Neuter of G3748 as conjugation; demonstrative that (sometimes redundant); causatively because.
thou shalt ask 154
{0154} Prime
αἰτέω
aiteo
{ahee-teh'-o}
Of uncertain derivation; to ask (in generally).
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
of me, 3165
{3165} Prime
μέ
me
{meh}
A shorter (and probably original) form of G1691; me.
I will give 1325
{1325} Prime
δίδωμι
didomi
{did'-o-mee}
A prolonged form of a primary verb (which is used as an alternate in most of the tenses); to give (used in a very wide application, properly or by implication, literally or figuratively; greatly modified by the connection).
z5692
<5692> Grammar
Tense - Future (See G5776)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 814
[it] thee, 4671
{4671} Prime
σοί
soi
{soy}
Dative case of G4771; to thee.
unto 2193
{2193} Prime
ἕως
heos
{heh'-oce}
Of uncertain affinity; a conjugation, preposition and adverb of continuance, until (of time and place).
the half 2255
{2255} Prime
ἡμίσου
hemisu
{hay'-mee-soo}
Neuter of a derivative from an inseparable prefix akin to G0260 (through the idea of partition involved in connection) and meaning semi-; (as noun) half.
of my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
kingdom. 932
{0932} Prime
βασιλεία
basileia
{bas-il-i'-ah}
From G0935; properly royalty, that is, (abstractly) rule, or (concretely) a realm (literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Mark 6:23

_ _ And he — the king, so called, but only by courtesy (see on Mark 6:14).

_ _ sware unto her Whatsoever thou shalt ask of me, unto the half of my kingdom — Those in whom passion and luxury have destroyed self-command will in a capricious moment say and do what in their cool moments they bitterly regret.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Mark 6:14-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Mark 6:23

To the half of my kingdom — A proverbial expression.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
he:

1 Samuel 28:10 And Saul sware to her by the LORD, saying, [As] the LORD liveth, there shall no punishment happen to thee for this thing.
2 Kings 6:31 Then he said, God do so and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.
Matthew 5:34-37 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: ... But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.
Matthew 14:7 Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask.

Whatsoever:

Esther 5:3 Then said the king unto her, What wilt thou, queen Esther? and what [is] thy request? it shall be even given thee to the half of the kingdom.
Esther 5:6 And the king said unto Esther at the banquet of wine, What [is] thy petition? and it shall be granted thee: and what [is] thy request? even to the half of the kingdom it shall be performed.
Esther 7:2 And the king said again unto Esther on the second day at the banquet of wine, What [is] thy petition, queen Esther? and it shall be granted thee: and what [is] thy request? and it shall be performed, [even] to the half of the kingdom.
Proverbs 6:2 Thou art snared with the words of thy mouth, thou art taken with the words of thy mouth.
Matthew 4:9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
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1S 28:10. 2K 6:31. Es 5:3, 6; 7:2. Pv 6:2. Mt 4:9; 5:34; 14:7.

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