Mark 1:12

“And immediately the Spirit driveth him into the wilderness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And immediately the Spirit driueth him into the wildernesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Immediately the Spirit *impelled Him {to go} out into the wilderness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And straightway the Spirit driveth him forth into the wilderness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And straight away the Spirit sent him out into the waste land.
- Basic English Bible

And immediately the Spirit drives him out into the wilderness.
- Darby Bible

And immediately the spirit driveth him into the wilderness.
- Webster's Bible

At once the Spirit impelled Him to go out into the Desert,
- Weymouth Bible

Immediately the Spirit drove him out into the wilderness.
- World English Bible

And anoon the Spirit puttide hym forth in to deseert.
- Wycliffe Bible

And immediately doth the Spirit put him forth to the wilderness,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:12


1:12 And immediately the Spirit thrusteth him out into the wilderness - So in all the children of God, extraordinary manifestations of his favour are wont to be followed by extraordinary temptations. #Mt 4:1|; Lu 4:1.


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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