Mark 1:10

“And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And straightway comming vp out of the water, hee saw the heauens opened, and the Spirit like a doue descending vpon him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Immediately coming up out of the water, He saw the heavens opening, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon Him;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens rent asunder, and the Spirit as a dove descending upon him:
- American Standard Version (1901)

And straight away, coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens broken open and the Spirit coming down on him as a dove:
- Basic English Bible

And straightway going up from the water, he saw the heavens parting asunder, and the Spirit, as a dove, descending upon him.
- Darby Bible

And immediately coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him.
- Webster's Bible

and immediately on His coming up out of the water He saw an opening in the sky, and the Spirit like a dove coming down to Him;
- Weymouth Bible

Immediately coming up from the water, he saw the heavens parting, and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.
- World English Bible

And anoon he wente up of the watir, and saye heuenes opened, and the Hooli Goost comynge doun as a culuer, and dwellynge in hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and immediately coming up from the water, he saw the heavens dividing, and the Spirit as a dove coming down upon him;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:10


Mr 1:10 Straightaway coming up out of the water. The Greek preposition translated "out of" is "ek", which means out from within. This could only be true of immersion. Thus all great and candid Pedo-baptist scholars concede that Christ was baptized.

Discussion for Mark 1

  • Stephen F. Zielski
    Verse 8 ! HEAR OH ZION ! YOUR REDEMTION DRAWETH NEIGH UNTO THEE ! PREPARE YE THE WAY OF THE LORD OF GLORY AMEN AND AMEN AND AMEN ! SHALOM ! SHALOM ! SHALOM ! ALL GLORY-HONOR-POWER-MIGHT-AND MAJESTY TO OUR GOD ALMIGHTY YAHWEH IN AND THROUGH HIS SON WHO LIVES AND ABIDES FOREVER AT HIS RIGHT HAND IN GLORY EVERLASTING CHRIST YESHUA JESUS THE KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS THE ALPHA
  • Lashion gagnon
    I think it has open my mind a bit closer to knowing who Jesus really is.
  • Jubilee
    Once we accept Jesus Christ as our the bible states that we are new creatures in Christ Jesus. To show the world that we have had this experience and have become new, Been reborn, we are baptized by being immersed in water as He gave example. This symbolizes that the old man has passed away and behold all things have become new.
  • Pamela carboon
    John came to the Jews to preach the baptism of water for the remission of sins but as John clearly states, Jesus is mightier than He and would come to baptize us with the Holy Spirit. Jesus after he fulfilled the law of baptism in water said repent and believe the gospel, He did not tell us to be baptized in water. water baptism was for the Jews back then.
  • Irene123
    to coupe 1942 ( my birth year) on Mark ch.1 -- Jesus baptism was for our example, to be baptized and by immersion - not 'pouring' or 'sprinkling', and to prove to those many, many people standing around that Jesus was the messiah, hence too the voice from heaven - which they all heard. No, Jesus had no sin.
  • John Lamendola
    Jesus was without sin therefore he had nothing to repent of. He was Baptized to fulfill scripture. Baptizm is a type of burial where sins are remitted.

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