Parallel Bible results for Mark 1:1-8

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Mark 1:1-8

ESV 1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. NIV 1 The beginning of the gospel about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. ESV 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,"Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, NIV 2 It is written in Isaiah the prophet: "I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way"-- ESV 3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness: 'Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,'" NIV 3 "a voice of one calling in the desert, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.' " ESV 4 John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. NIV 4 And so John came, baptizing in the desert region and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. ESV 5 And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins. 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. ESV 6 Now John was clothed with camel's hair and wore a leather belt around his waist and 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. ESV 7 And he preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie. 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. ESV 8 I have baptized 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."