Parallel Bible results for Mark 1:1-8

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Mark 1:1-8

RSV 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. RSV 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, "Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way; NIV 2 It is written in Isaiah the prophet: "I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way"-- RSV 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.' " RSV 4 John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, preaching 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. RSV 5 And there went out to him all the country of Judea, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were 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. RSV 6 Now John was clothed with camel's hair, and had a leather girdle 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. RSV 7 And he preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the thong 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. RSV 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."