The wind ceases
Mark 6:51 (AV)
And he went up unto them into the ship;
and the wind ceased:
and they were sore amazed in themselves
beyond measure, and wondered
And He went up into the boat with them, and the wind ceased (sank to rest as if exhausted by its own beating). And they were astonished exceedingly [beyond measure], [AMP] And he got into the boat with them, and the wind ceased. And they were utterly astounded, [ESV] And he went up unto them into the ship; and the wind ceased: and they were sore amazed in themselves beyond measure, and wondered. [KJV] Immediately he spoke to them and said, "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid." Then he climbed into the boat with them, and the wind died down. They were completely amazed, [NIV] Then he climbed into the boat, and the wind stopped. They were astonished at what they saw. [NLT] Then He went up into the boat to them, and the wind ceased. And they were greatly amazed in themselves beyond measure, and marveled. [NKJV]
Some further information:
He embarked in the same ship with them, and so made them perfectly at ease.
Let them have their Master with them, and all is well.
And as soon as He was come into the ship, the wind ceased.
In the former storm that they were in, it is said, He arose, and rebuked the winds, and said to the sea, Peace, be still (Mark 4:39), but here we read of no such formal command given, only the wind ceased all of a sudden.
Note that our Lord Jesus will be sure to do His own work always effectually, though not always alike. Though we hear not the command given, yet, the wind ceases, and we have the comfort of a calm sea. It is because the Christ is in the ship, and His decree is gone forth or ever we are aware (Song 6:12).
When we come with Christ to heaven, the wind ceases; there are no storms in the upper region.
Note that they were more surprised and astonished at this miracle than they did from the multiplication of the bread, and of the fish.
They were sore amazed in themselves, were in a perfect ecstasy; as if it were a new and unaccountable thing, as if Christ had never done the like before, and they had no reason to expect he should do it now.
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