Mark 1Disciples’ Literal New Testament (DLNT)
As Predicted By Isaiah, John The Baptist Came To Prepare The Way For The Messiah
2 Just as it has been written in Isaiah[c] the prophet— “Behold, I am sending-forth My messenger ahead of Your presence[d], who will make Your way ready: 3 A voice of one shouting in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way of the Lord; be making His paths straight’”— 4 John came[e], the one baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5 And the whole Judean country[f] was going out to him, and all the people-of-Jerusalem. And they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River while confessing-out[g] their sins. 6 And John was dressed-in camel’s hair and a belt made-of-leather around his waist, and was eating locusts and wild honey. 7 And he was proclaiming, saying “The One more powerful than me is coming after me— of Whom I am not fit, having stooped, to untie the strap of His sandals. 8 I baptized you with[h] water, but He will baptize you with[i] the Holy Spirit”.
Jesus Is Baptized By John. God Expresses His Pleasure. Jesus Is Tempted By Satan
9 And it came about during those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John. 10 And immediately while ascending[j] out-of the water, He saw the heavens being divided[k] and the Spirit like a dove descending to[l] Him. 11 And a voice came from the heavens— “You are My beloved Son. With You I was[m] well-pleased”. 12 And immediately the Spirit sends Him out[n] into the wilderness. 13 And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan. And He was with the wild-beasts. And the angels were ministering[o] to Him.
After John Is Arrested, Jesus Comes To Galilee Proclaiming The Good News of God
14 Now after John was handed-over[p] [to prison], Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the good-news of [q] God 15 and saying that “The time has been fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has drawn-near. Repent, and put-faith in the good-news”.
Jesus Calls The First Disciples
16 And while passing-by beside the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and Andrew (the brother of Simon), casting-a-net in the sea. For they were fishermen. 17 And Jesus said to them, “Come after Me, and I will make you become fishermen of people”. 18 And immediately, having left the nets, they followed Him. 19 And having gone on a little, He saw James (the son of Zebedee) and John (his brother)— they also in their boat, preparing[r] the nets. 20 And immediately He called them. And having left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired ones, they went after Him.
Jesus Casts Out a Demon. They Are All Astonished. The News of Him Spreads
21 And they proceed into Capernaum. And immediately, having entered into the synagogue on the Sabbath, He was teaching. 22 And they were astounded[s] at His teaching, for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as the scribes. 23 And immediately there was a man in their synagogue with[t] an unclean spirit. And he cried-out, 24 saying “What[u] do we have to do with You, Jesus from-Nazareth? Did You come to destroy us? I know You, Who You are— the Holy One of God!” 25 And Jesus rebuked him, saying “Be silenced and come out of him”. 26 And the unclean spirit, having convulsed[v] him and called-out with a loud voice, came out of him. 27 And they were all astonished, so that[w] they were discussing with themselves, saying “What is this? A new teaching based-on authority[x]! He commands even the unclean spirits and they obey Him!” 28 And the report about Him immediately went out everywhere into the whole surrounding-region of Galilee.
That Evening The Whole City of Capernaum Brings Their Sick To Him For Healing
29 And immediately, having gone out of the synagogue, they came into the house of Simon and Andrew, with James and John. 30 Now the mother-in-law of Simon was lying-down, being sick-with-fever. And immediately they speak to Him concerning her. 31 And having gone to her, He raised her, having taken-hold-of her hand. And the fever left her and she was serving them. 32 And having become evening, when the sun set[y], they were bringing to Him all the ones being ill and the ones being demon-possessed. 33 And the whole city was gathered-together at the door. 34 And He cured many being ill with various diseases. And He cast-out many demons, and was not permitting the demons to speak, because they knew Him. 35 And having arisen early-in-the-morning[z], very late at-night, He went out and went away to a desolate[aa] place, and was praying there. 36 And Simon and the ones with him hunted-for Him, 37 and found Him. And they say to Him that “Everyone is seeking You”. 38 And He says to them, “Let us be going elsewhere, into the next towns, in order that I may proclaim there also. For I came-forth for this purpose”.
Jesus Heals a Leper, Who Spreads The Word of Him. People Come From All Directions
39 And He went proclaiming in their synagogues in all Galilee and casting out the demons. 40 And a leper comes to Him, appealing-to Him and kneeling, and saying to Him that “If You are willing, You are able to cleanse me”. 41 And having felt-deep-feelings [of compassion], having stretched-out His hand, He touched him. And He says to him, “I am willing[ab]. Be cleansed”. 42 And immediately the leprosy departed from him and he was cleansed. 43 And having sternly-commanded[ac] him, He immediately sent him out. 44 And He says to him, “See that you tell no one anything. But go, show yourself to the priest[ad], and offer for your cleansing the things which Moses commanded, for a testimony to them”. 45 But the one, having gone forth, began to proclaim greatly and widely-spread the word, so that He was no longer able to enter openly into a city, but was outside at desolate places. And they were coming to Him from-all-directions.
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