23 [a]And there was in their Synagogue a man [b]in whom was an unclean spirit, and he cried out,

24 Saying, Ah, what have we to do with thee, O [c]Jesus of Nazareth? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee what thou art, even thou [d]holy one of God.

25 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, Hold thy peace, and come out of him.

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  1. Mark 1:23 He preacheth that doctrine, by which alone Satan is driven out of the world, which also he confirmeth by a miracle.
  2. Mark 1:23 Word for word, a man in an unclean spirit, that is to say, possessed with an evil spirit.
  3. Mark 1:24 He was born in Bethlehem, but through the error of the people, he was called a Nazarene, because he was brought up in Nazareth.
  4. Mark 1:24 He alludeth to that name that was written in the golden plate which the high Priest wore, Exod. 28:36.