Mark 1:3

“The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The voice of one crying in the wildernesse, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT.'"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Make ye ready the way of the Lord, Make his paths straight;
- American Standard Version (1901)

The voice of one crying in the waste land, Make ready the way of the Lord, make his roads straight;
- Basic English Bible

Voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare the way of [the] Lord, make his paths straight.
- Darby Bible

The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
- Webster's Bible

The voice of one crying aloud: `In the Desert prepare a road for the Lord: Make His highways straight.'
- Weymouth Bible

The voice of one crying in the wilderness, 'Make ready the way of the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
- World English Bible

The vois of a crier in desert, Make ye redi the weie of the Lord, make ye hise paththis riyt.
- Wycliffe Bible

`A voice of one calling in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight make ye his paths,' --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:3


1:3 #Isa 40:3|.


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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