Mark 1:19-29 NIV

19 When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets.
20 Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.

Jesus Drives Out an Evil Spirit

1:21-28pp -- Lk 4:31-37

21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach.1

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      22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law.2

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      23 Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an evila spirit cried out,

      References for Mark 1:23

        • e 1:23 - Greek "unclean"; also in verses 26 and 27
          24 "What do you want with us,3 Jesus of Nazareth?4 Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!"5
          25 "Be quiet!" said Jesus sternly. "Come out of him!"6

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              26 The evil spirit shook the man violently and came out of him with a shriek.7

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              27 The people were all so amazed8 that they asked each other, "What is this? A new teaching--and with authority! He even gives orders to evil spirits and they obey him."

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              28 News about him spread quickly over the whole region9 of Galilee.

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              Jesus Heals Many

              1:29-31pp -- Mt 8:14,15; Lk 4:38,39 1:32-34pp -- Mt 8:16,17; Lk 4:40,41

              29 As soon as they left the synagogue,10 they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew.

              References for Mark 1:29

                • 34 1:29 - ver 21,23