Mk 4:10ff.

Steve Long steve at
Wed Jan 27 15:57:58 EST 1999

>Perhaps the hardest verses in Mark, but how should MUSTHRION be translated
>at 4:11?  'Secret' seems almost an under-translation, and 'mystery' an
>over-translation.  Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
>Julian Waterfield


The disciples are privy to hearing Jesus explanation of the parable, while
the others are not. How about translating MUSTERION "hidden truth"?  Or
would that be too gnostic?


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