Mark 1:34

“And he healed many that were sick of divers diseases, and cast out many devils; and suffered not the devils to speak, because they knew him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he healed many that were sicke of diuers diseases, and cast out many deuils, and suffered not the deuils to speake, because they knew him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And He healed many who were ill with various diseases, and cast out many demons; and He was not permitting the demons to speak, because they knew who He was.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he healed many that were sick with divers diseases, and cast out many demons; and he suffered not the demons to speak, because they knew him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a number, who were ill with different diseases, he made well, and sent out evil spirits; but he did not let the evil spirits say anything, because they had knowledge of him.
- Basic English Bible

And he healed many suffering from various diseases; and he cast out many demons, and did not suffer the demons to speak because they knew him.
- Darby Bible

And he healed many that were sick with divers diseases, and cast out many demons; and suffered not the demons to speak, because they knew him.
- Webster's Bible

Then He cured numbers of people who were ill with various diseases, and He drove out many demons; not allowing the demons to speak, because they knew who He was.
- Weymouth Bible

He healed many who were sick with various diseases, and cast out many demons. He didn't allow the demons to speak, because they knew him.
- World English Bible

And he heelide many, that hadden dyuerse sijknessis, and he castide out many feendis, and he suffride hem not to speke, for thei knewen hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he healed many who were ill of manifold diseases, and many demons he cast forth, and was not suffering the demons to speak, because they knew him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:34


1:34 He suffered not the devils to say that they knew him - That is, according to Dr. Mead's hypothesis, (that the Scriptural demoniacs were only diseased persons,) He suffered not the diseases to say that they knew him!


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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