40 (A)And a man with [a]leprosy *came to [b]Jesus, imploring Him and (B)kneeling down, and saying to Him, “If You are willing, You can make me clean.” 41 Moved with compassion, Jesus reached out with His hand and touched him, and *said to him, “I am willing; be cleansed.” 42 And immediately the leprosy left him, and he was cleansed. 43 And He sternly warned him and immediately sent him away, 44 and He *said to him, (C)See that you say nothing to anyone; but (D)go, show yourself to the priest and (E)offer for your cleansing what Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.” 45 But he went out and began to (F)proclaim it [c]freely and to (G)spread the news around, to such an extent that [d]Jesus could no longer publicly enter a city, but [e]stayed out in unpopulated areas; and (H)they were coming to Him from everywhere.

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  1. Mark 1:40 I.e., leprosy or a serious, unspecified disease, and so throughout the ch; see Lev 13
  2. Mark 1:40 Lit Him
  3. Mark 1:45 Lit much
  4. Mark 1:45 Lit He
  5. Mark 1:45 Lit was

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