Mark 1:22

“And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And they were astonished at his doctrine: for hee taught them as one that had authority, and not as the Scribes.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

They were amazed at His teaching; for He was teaching them as {one} having authority, and not as the scribes.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they were astonished at his teaching: For he taught them as having authority, and not as the scribes.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they were full of wonder at his teaching, because he gave it as one having authority, and not like the scribes.
- Basic English Bible

And they were astonished at his doctrine, for he taught them as having authority, and not as the scribes.
- Darby Bible

And they were astonished at his doctrine: for he taught them as one that had authority, and not as the scribes.
- Webster's Bible

The people listened with amazement to His teaching--for there was authority about it: it was very different from that of the Scribes--
- Weymouth Bible

They were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as having authority, and not as the scribes.
- World English Bible

And thei wondriden on his teching; for he tauyte hem, as he that hadde power, and not as scribis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and they were astonished at his teaching, for he was teaching them as having authority, and not as the scribes.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:22


Mr 1:22 They were astonished at his doctrine. See PNT "Mt 7:28". Scribes. For account of scribes, see PNT "Mt 5:20".

Discussion for Mark 1

  • 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!!!
  • Geraldine cole
    U cannot serve Jesus and the devil u will hate one of them the devil cannot just enter a child of God now he can try why Jesus tells us to resist the devil in Jesus Name he will flee from U he cannot live in a Holy Ghost fill child of Jesus Christ he tried Jesus he came upon him he did not get in him and Jesus reburk. him Jesus told the devil U shall not temp the Lord they God Amen

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