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Mark 1

NIRV 1 This is the beginning of the good news about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. NIV 1 The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. NIRV 2 Long ago Isaiah the prophet wrote, "I will send my messenger ahead of you. He will prepare your way." (Malachi 3:1) NIV 2 It is written in Isaiah the prophet: "I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way"-- NIRV 3 "A messenger is calling out in the desert, 'Prepare the way for the Lord. Make straight paths for him.' " (Isaiah 40:3) NIV 3 "a voice of one calling in the desert, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.' " NIRV 4 And so John came. He baptized people in the desert. He also preached that people should be baptized and turn away from their sins. Then God would forgive them. NIV 4 And so John came, baptizing in the desert region and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. NIRV 5 All the people from the countryside of Judea went out to him. All the people from Jerusalem went too. When they admitted they had sinned, John baptized them in the Jordan River. NIV 5 The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. NIRV 6 John wore clothes made out of camel's hair. He had a leather belt around his waist. And he ate locusts and wild honey. NIV 6 John wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. NIRV 7 Here is what John was preaching. "After me, one will come who is more powerful than I am. I'm not good enough to bend down and untie his sandals. NIV 7 And this was his message: "After me will come one more powerful than I, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie. NIRV 8 I baptize you with water. But he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit." NIV 8 I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit." NIRV 9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee. John baptized him in the Jordan River. NIV 9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. NIRV 10 Jesus was coming up out of the water. Just then he saw heaven being torn open. He saw the Holy Spirit coming down on him like a dove. NIV 10 As Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. NIRV 11 A voice spoke to him from heaven. It said, "You are my Son, and I love you. I am very pleased with you." NIV 11 And a voice came from heaven: "You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased." NIRV 12 At once the Holy Spirit sent Jesus out into the desert. NIV 12 At once the Spirit sent him out into the desert, NIRV 13 He was in the desert 40 days. There Satan tempted him. The wild animals didn't harm Jesus. Angels took care of him. NIV 13 and he was in the desert forty days, being tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him. NIRV 14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee. He preached God's good news. NIV 14 After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. NIRV 15 "The time has come," he said. "The kingdom of God is near. Turn away from your sins and believe the good news!" NIV 15 "The time has come," he said. "The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!" NIRV 16 One day Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee. There he saw Simon and his brother Andrew. They were throwing a net into the lake. They were fishermen. NIV 16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. NIRV 17 "Come. Follow me," Jesus said. "I will make you fishers of people." NIV 17 "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men." NIRV 18 At once they left their nets and followed him. NIV 18 At once they left their nets and followed him. NIRV 19 Then Jesus walked a little farther. As he did, he saw James, son of Zebedee, and his brother John. They were in a boat preparing their nets. 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. NIRV 20 Right away he called out to them. They left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men. Then they followed Jesus. NIV 20 Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him. NIRV 21 Jesus and those with him went to Capernaum. When the Sabbath day came, he went into the synagogue. There he began to teach. NIV 21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath came, Jesus went into the synagogue and began to teach. NIRV 22 The people were amazed at his teaching. He taught them like one who had authority. He did not talk like the teachers of the law. NIV 22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. NIRV 23 Just then a man in their synagogue cried out. He was controlled by an evil spirit. He said, NIV 23 Just then a man in their synagogue who was possessed by an evil spirit cried out, NIRV 24 "What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are. You are the Holy One of God!" NIV 24 "What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!" NIRV 25 "Be quiet!" said Jesus firmly. "Come out of him!" NIV 25 "Be quiet!" said Jesus sternly. "Come out of him!" NIRV 26 The evil spirit shook the man wildly. Then it came out of him with a scream. NIV 26 The evil spirit shook the man violently and came out of him with a shriek. NIRV 27 All the people were amazed. So they asked each other, "What is this? A new teaching! And with so much authority! He even gives orders to evil spirits, and they obey him." NIV 27 The people were all so amazed 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." NIRV 28 News about Jesus spread quickly all over Galilee. NIV 28 News about him spread quickly over the whole region of Galilee. NIRV 29 Jesus and those with him left the synagogue. Right away they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew. NIV 29 As soon as they left the synagogue, they went with James and John to the home of Simon and Andrew. NIRV 30 Simon's mother-in-law was lying in bed. She had a fever. They told Jesus about her. NIV 30 Simon's mother-in-law was in bed with a fever, and they told Jesus about her. NIRV 31 So he went to her. He took her hand and helped her up. The fever left her. Then she began to serve them. NIV 31 So he went to her, took her hand and helped her up. The fever left her and she began to wait on them. NIRV 32 That evening after sunset, the people brought to Jesus all who were sick. They also brought all who were controlled by demons. NIV 32 That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus all the sick and demon-possessed. NIRV 33 All the people in town gathered at the door. NIV 33 The whole town gathered at the door, NIRV 34 Jesus healed many of them. They had all kinds of sicknesses. He also drove out many demons. But he would not let the demons speak, because they knew who he was. NIV 34 and Jesus healed many who had various diseases. He also drove out many demons, but he would not let the demons speak because they knew who he was. NIRV 35 It was very early in the morning and still dark. Jesus got up and left the house. He went to a place where he could be alone. There he prayed. NIV 35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. NIRV 36 Simon and his friends went to look for Jesus. NIV 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, NIRV 37 When they found him, they called out, "Everyone is looking for you!" NIV 37 and when they found him, they exclaimed: "Everyone is looking for you!" NIRV 38 Jesus replied, "Let's go somewhere else. I want to go to the nearby towns. I must preach there also. That is why I have come." NIV 38 Jesus replied, "Let us go somewhere else--to the nearby villages--so I can preach there also. That is why I have come." NIRV 39 So he traveled all around Galilee. He preached in their synagogues. He also drove out demons. NIV 39 So he traveled throughout Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out demons. NIRV 40 A man who had a skin disease came to Jesus. On his knees he begged Jesus. He said, "If you are willing to make me 'clean,' you can do it." NIV 40 A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, "If you are willing, you can make me clean." NIRV 41 Jesus was filled with deep concern. He reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing to do it," he said. "Be 'clean'!" NIV 41 Filled with compassion, Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man. "I am willing," he said. "Be clean!" NIRV 42 Right away the disease left him. He was healed. NIV 42 Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cured. NIRV 43 Jesus sent him away at once. He gave the man a strong warning. NIV 43 Jesus sent him away at once with a strong warning: NIRV 44 "Don't tell this to anyone," he said. "Go and show yourself to the priest. Offer the sacrifices that Moses commanded. It will be a witness to the priest and the people that you are 'clean.' " NIV 44 "See that you don't tell this to anyone. But go, show yourself to the priest and offer the sacrifices that Moses commanded for your cleansing, as a testimony to them." NIRV 45 But the man went out and started talking right away. He spread the news to everyone. So Jesus could no longer enter a town openly. He stayed outside in lonely places. But people still came to him from everywhere. NIV 45 Instead he went out and began to talk freely, spreading the news. As a result, Jesus could no longer enter a town openly but stayed outside in lonely places. Yet the people still came to him from everywhere.