Mark 1:1-18 NAS

Preaching of John the Baptist

1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, 1the Son of God.

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2 2As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "3BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER aAHEAD OF YOU, WHO WILL PREPARE YOUR WAY;

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4 John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness b5preaching a baptism of repentance for the 6forgiveness of sins.

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    • b 1:4 - Or "proclaiming"
      5 And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.
      6 John was clothed with camel's hair and wore 7a leather belt around his waist, and chis diet was locusts and wild honey.

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        • c 1:6 - Lit "he was eating"
          7 And he was dpreaching, and saying, "After me One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to stoop down and untie the thong of His sandals.

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            • d 1:7 - Or "proclaiming"
              8 "I baptized you ewith water; but He will baptize you fwith the Holy Spirit."

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                • e 1:8 - The Gr here can be translated "in, with" or "by"
                • f 1:8 - The Gr here can be translated "in, with" or "by"

                  The Baptism of Jesus

                  9 8In those days Jesus 9came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan.

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                  10 Immediately coming up out of the water, He saw the heavens gopening, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon Him;

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                    • g 1:10 - Or "being parted"
                      11 and a voice came out of the heavens: "10You are My beloved Son, in You I am well-pleased."

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                      12 11Immediately the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the wilderness.

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                      13 And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by 12Satan; and He was with the wild beasts, and the angels were ministering to Him.

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                      Jesus Preaches in Galilee

                      14 13Now after John had been htaken into custody, Jesus came into Galilee, i14preaching the gospel of God,

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                        • h 1:14 - Lit "delivered up"
                        • i 1:14 - Or "proclaiming"
                          15 and saying, "15The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God jis at hand; 16repent and kbelieve in the gospel."

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                            • j 1:15 - Lit "has come near"
                            • k 1:15 - Or "put your trust in"
                              16 17As He was going along by the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a net in the sea; for they were fishermen.

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                              17 And Jesus said to them, "Follow * Me, and I will make you become fishers of men."
                              18 Immediately they left their nets and followed Him.