Mark 1:21-28 NIV

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,

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        • 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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