Mark 1:41

41 Jesus was indignant.[a] He reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!”

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Mark 1:41 in Other Translations

KJV
41 And Jesus, moved with compassion, put forth his hand, and touched him, and saith unto him,I will; be thou clean.
ESV
41 Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him and said to him, "I will; be clean."
NLT
41 Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out and touched him. “I am willing,” he said. “Be healed!”
MSG
41 Deeply moved, Jesus put out his hand, touched him, and said, "I want to. Be clean."
CSB
41 Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out His hand and touched him. "I am willing," He told him. "Be made clean."

Mark 1:41 Meaning and Commentary

Mark 1:41

And Jesus, moved with compassion
At the sad and deplorable case the poor man was in, being a merciful high priest, and not with a desire of popular applause, and vain glory:

put forth his hand and touched him;
though the leprosy was spread all over him, and there was no place clean, and touching him was forbidden by the law:

and saith unto him, I will be thou clean; (See Gill on Matthew 8:3).

Mark 1:41 In-Context

39 So he traveled throughout Galilee, preaching in their synagogues and driving out demons.
40 A man with leprosy came to him and begged him on his knees, “If you are willing, you can make me clean.”
41 Jesus was indignant. He reached out his hand and touched the man. “I am willing,” he said. “Be clean!”
42 Immediately the leprosy left him and he was cleansed.
43 Jesus sent him away at once with a strong warning:

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. Many manuscripts "Jesus was filled with compassion"
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