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Mark 6:25

Context
6:25 Immediately she hurried back to the king and made her request: 1  “I want the head of John the Baptist on a platter immediately.”

Mark 8:28

Context
8:28 They said, 2  “John the Baptist, others say Elijah, 3  and still others, one of the prophets.”

1 tn Grk “she asked, saying.” The participle λέγουσα (legousa) is redundant and has not been translated.

2 tn Grk “And they said to him, saying.” The participle λέγοντες (legontes) is redundant in contemporary English and has not been translated.

3 sn The appearance of Elijah would mean that the end time had come. According to 2 Kgs 2:11, Elijah was still alive. In Mal 4:5 it is said that Elijah would be the precursor of Messiah.



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