Mark 1:40

“And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling downe to him, and saying vnto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me cleane.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And a leper *came to Jesus, beseeching Him and falling on his knees before Him, and saying, "If You are willing, You can make me clean."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And there cometh to him a leper, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying unto him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And a leper came to him and, going down on his knees before him, made a request, saying, If it is your pleasure, you have the power to make me clean.
- Basic English Bible

And there comes to him a leper, beseeching him, and falling on his knees to him, and saying to him, If thou wilt thou canst cleanse me.
- Darby Bible

And there came a leper to him, beseeching him, and kneeling down to him, and saying to him, If thou wilt, thou canst make me clean.
- Webster's Bible

One day there came a leper to Jesus entreating Him, and pleading on his knees. "If you are willing," he said, "you are able to cleanse me."
- Weymouth Bible

A leper came to him, begging him, kneeling down to him, and saying to him, "If you want to, you can make me clean."
- World English Bible

And a leprouse man cam to hym, and bisouyte, `and knelide, and seide, If thou wolt, thou maist clense me.
- Wycliffe Bible

and there doth come to him a leper, calling on him, and kneeling to him, and saying to him -- `If thou mayest will, thou art able to cleanse me.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:40


1:40 #Mt 8:2|; Lu 5:12.


People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:40


Mr 1:40 There came a leper. See notes on Mt 8:2-4. Compare also Lu 5:12-15. This miracle occurred after the Sermon on the Mount. Leprosy, that terrible scourge of the East, is unknown in our times, or even in the United States.

Discussion for Mark 1

  • Stephen F. Zielski
    Verse 8 ! HEAR OH ZION ! YOUR REDEMTION DRAWETH NEIGH UNTO THEE ! PREPARE YE THE WAY OF THE LORD OF GLORY AMEN AND AMEN AND AMEN ! SHALOM ! SHALOM ! SHALOM ! ALL GLORY-HONOR-POWER-MIGHT-AND MAJESTY TO OUR GOD ALMIGHTY YAHWEH IN AND THROUGH HIS SON WHO LIVES AND ABIDES FOREVER AT HIS RIGHT HAND IN GLORY EVERLASTING CHRIST YESHUA JESUS THE KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS THE ALPHA
  • Lashion gagnon
    I think it has open my mind a bit closer to knowing who Jesus really is.
  • Jubilee
    Once we accept Jesus Christ as our the bible states that we are new creatures in Christ Jesus. To show the world that we have had this experience and have become new, Been reborn, we are baptized by being immersed in water as He gave example. This symbolizes that the old man has passed away and behold all things have become new.
  • 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.

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