21 (A)They *went into Capernaum; and immediately on the Sabbath Jesus (B)entered the synagogue and began to teach. 22 And (C)they were amazed at His teaching; for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. 23 Just then there was a man in their synagogue with an unclean spirit; and he cried out, 24 saying, “(D)What [a]business do you have with us, Jesus [b]of (E)Nazareth? Have You come to destroy us? I know who You are: (F)the Holy One of God!” 25 And Jesus rebuked him, saying, “Be quiet, and come out of him!” 26 After throwing him into convulsions and crying out with a loud voice, the unclean spirit came out of him. 27 And they were all (G)amazed, so they debated among themselves, saying, “What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him.” 28 Immediately the news about Him spread everywhere into all the surrounding region of Galilee.

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29 (H)And immediately after they left (I)the synagogue, they entered the house of Simon and Andrew, with [c]James and John. 30 Now Simon’s mother-in-law was lying sick with a fever; and they immediately *spoke to [d]Jesus about her. 31 And He came to her and raised her up, taking her by the hand, and the fever left her, and she served them.

32 Now (J)when evening came, (K)after the sun had set, they began bringing to Him all who were ill and those who were (L)demon-possessed. 33 And the whole (M)city had gathered at the door. 34 And He (N)healed many who were ill with various diseases, and cast out many demons; and He would not permit the demons to speak, because they knew [e]who He was.

35 (O)And in the early morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house, and went away to a secluded place, and (P)prayed there for a time. 36 Simon and his companions eagerly searched for Him; 37 and they found Him and *said to Him, “Everyone is looking for You.” 38 He *said to them, “Let’s go somewhere else to the towns nearby, so that I may also [f]preach there; for this is why I came.” 39 (Q)And He went into their synagogues [g]preaching throughout Galilee, and casting out the demons.

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  1. Mark 1:24 Lit What to us and to You (an ancient idiom)
  2. Mark 1:24 Or the Nazarene
  3. Mark 1:29 Or Jacob
  4. Mark 1:30 Lit Him
  5. Mark 1:34 Lit Him
  6. Mark 1:38 Or proclaim
  7. Mark 1:39 Or proclaiming

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