Mark 1:1

“The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The beginning of the Gospel of Iesus Christ, the Sonne of God,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The first words of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
- Basic English Bible

Beginning of the glad tidings of Jesus Christ, Son of God;
- Darby Bible

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ the Son of God;
- Webster's Bible

The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ the Son of God.
- Weymouth Bible

The beginning of the Good News of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
- World English Bible

The bigynnyng of the gospel of Jhesu Crist, the sone of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

A beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, Son of God.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:1


1:1 The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ - The evangelist speaks with strict propriety: for the beginning of the Gospel is in the account of John the Baptist, contained in the first paragraph; the Gospel itself in the rest of the book. #Mt 3:1|; Lu 3:1


People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:1


Mr 1:1 The Beginning of the Ministry of Christ SUMMARY OF MARK 1: The Mission of John the Baptist. His Preaching in the Wilderness. His Baptism in the Jordan. The Baptism of Jesus and the Anointing. The Temptation. Christ's Ministry in Galilee Begun. The Call of Four Apostles. An Unclean Spirit Cast Out. The Increased Fame of Jesus. Peter's Wife's Mother. Solitary Prayer. Preaching Throughout Galilee. Healing the Leper. The beginning, etc. This is a sort of title. The whole history of Jesus is an unfolding of the gospel. Gospel. Good news. Jesus. The personal name given by the angel (Mt 1:21), meaning "Savior". Christ. The official title of the Lord. It means "the anointed". Kings and priests were anointed in Israel, and Jesus, "the Lord's Anointed" (see 1Sa 24:10) is our Priest and King. They were anointed with oil; Jesus with the Holy Spirit (Ac 10:38).

Discussion for Mark 1

  • Insight777
    40 days: Genesis 50:2-3 And Joseph commanded his servants the physicians to embalm his father: and the physicians embalmed Israel. And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days of those which are embalmed: and the Egyptians mourned for him threescore and ten days. 40 days of death of Israel. Israel wanted Jesus to be their Messiah if Jesus would follow their rule.
  • Lu2677
    Disciple,I am sorry I have caused such an obvious upset in you. I do not seek wrath.
    My hope has been to enlighten people to the things that are not typically taught. It is a shock to have things brought to the forefront that are usually white washed and discounted at not important, or the things that many say "a loving God would not do that". God is who he says he is, and who can change him.
  • A disciple
    Its NOT the Scriptures! Its the MIS-use of the Scriptures to continually find fault with others, WHO HAVE DONE YOU NO HARM! Typical self-centered, "don't you dare correct ME" response! May I direct your attention to Hebrews 12, which, IF you read it carefully, clearly makes the connection between keeping one's self clean and right with the Lord, and receiving correction..."chastisement" as a son!
  • Lu2677
    "Burr under my saddle" Why does the scripture that I write offend you? Jesus wants people that are not offended in him.
  • A disciple
    Lu2677; Why do got such a burr under your saddle? It seems like you just wanna be peeved at everyone, and beat 'em up over phrases and words? How about "love one another AS I HAVE LOVED YOU?" Is that really how you expect the Lord is thinking about you, and watching over you with a ruler in His hand, ready to smack you as quickly as you might not cross your T exactly right? C'mon, Brother!
  • Lu2677
    Bruce,Mark 1:10-13 After Jesus was baptized by John and the Spirit descended on him, "immediately" the Spirit drove Jesus into the wilderness to be tempted by Satan for forty days.I don't know of any teaching in the Bible that says when God calls someone they will be in the wilderness for forty days being tempted by Satan.Nor does it say there has to be a "tug on the heart."

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