Mark 1:13

“And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan; and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered unto him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he was there in the wildernesse fourtie daies tempted of Satan, and was with the wildbeasts, and the Angels ministred vnto him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He was in the wilderness forty days being tempted by Satan; and He was with the wild beasts, and the angels were ministering to Him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he was in the wilderness forty days tempted of Satan; And he was with the wild beasts; And the angels ministered unto him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he was in the waste land for forty days, being tested by Satan; and he was with the beasts; and the angels took care of him.
- Basic English Bible

And he was in the wilderness forty days tempted by Satan, and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to him.
- Darby Bible

And he was there in the wilderness forty days tempted by Satan: and was with the wild beasts, and the angels ministered to him.
- Webster's Bible

where He remained for forty days, tempted by Satan; and He was among the wild beasts, but the angels waited upon Him.
- Weymouth Bible

He was there in the wilderness forty days tempted by Satan. He was with the wild animals; and the angels were serving him.
- World English Bible

And he was in deseert fourti daies and fourti nyytis, and was temptid of Sathanas, and he was with beestis, and aungels mynystriden to hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he was there in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by the Adversary, and he was with the beasts, and the messengers were ministering to him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:13


1:13 And he was there forty days, tempted by Satan - Invisibly. After this followed the temptation by him in a visible shape, related by St. Matthew. And he was with the wild beasts - Though they had no power to hurt him. St. Mark not only gives us a compendium of St. Matthew's Gospel, but likewise several valuable particulars, which the other evangelists have omitted.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:13


Mr 1:13 Tempted of Satan. See notes on Mt 4:1-11.

Discussion for Mark 1

  • Irene123
    To M. Balatiheng - Where do you see that John the Baptist at a later time ate people ate? The Bible has NOTHING to say about what he ate a ta later time. Be careful - Rev. 22:18-19.
  • Bruce
    Maipelo: He's poor. He wears what is easiest to come by. The food he ate was his choice. The honey made eating locusts a lot easier, something you could swallow! He ate and dressed the same all the way to death.
    He was filled with The Spirit before birth. The Holy Spirit Surely helped him with life choices. Put on Christ! Feed on the Word only! That's the message. Be like John. Don't change!
  • Bruce
    Zielski: Elijah was here before Christ and died before Christ he was, John the Baptist:Matthew17:10-13, Luke1:17( talking about John the Baptist) Soon the Trump will sound! Today? A million years from now makes no difference he's coming for the "Called" John 6:44, Cleansed: 1John1:9. Baptized by the HolyGhost and Fire! Matthew3:11. Changed! You will know! 2Corinthians5:17. Impossible not to know!
  • Sandra Perry-Williams
    In the name of Jesus, We can be made Whole!
  • Buyelwa
    Comment*In verse 30-31 Jesus showed his very power as the Son of God.Is amazing that other Christian's they do not believe or even know that they have power to trade over serpents and scorpion
  • Lois
    Jesus heart overshadow by so many lost soul. It is a great book and I enjoy reading the book ofmark

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