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

  • 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.
  • Coupe1942
    Baptism is generally done as one confesses their sins. Jesus was baptized by John. Can one assume that Jesus then confessed any sins? Not meaning anything non-religious in this question, but just following the logic of what the term baptize means and wondered.
  • Arnold Kawagle
    Mark was Barnabas's nephew and Barnabas accept him while Paul rejected him, simply because He was not following them when they go for quest. Mark denied Christ, after feeling guilty for himself and asked for the second chance.

    So i really want to have his Autobiography; His life time line . And i want to learn more about the Bible.

    Please Autobiography...
  • Nathan
    This first chapter is so excellent! Interesting how it focuses on Jesus casting out devils at least three times. I could read this over and over and over. Praise God!!!

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