Mark 1:2

“As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As it is written in the Prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As it is written in Isaiah the prophet: "BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER AHEAD OF YOU, WHO WILL PREPARE YOUR WAY;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Even as it is written in Isaiah the prophet, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, Who shall prepare thy way.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Even as it is said in the book of Isaiah the prophet, See, I send my servant before your face, who will make ready your way;
- Basic English Bible

as it is written in [Isaiah] the prophet, Behold, *I* send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way.
- Darby Bible

As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee;
- Webster's Bible

As it is written in Isaiah the Prophet, "See, I am sending My messenger before Thee, Who will prepare Thy way";
- Weymouth Bible

As it is written in the prophets, "Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way before you.
- World English Bible

As it is writun in Ysaie, the prophete, Lo! Y sende myn aungel bifor thi face, that schal make thi weie redi bifor thee.
- Wycliffe Bible

As it hath been written in the prophets, `Lo, I send My messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee,' --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Mark 1:2


1:2 #Mal 3:1|


People's Bible Notes for Mark 1:2


Mr 1:2,3 As it is written in the prophets. Isa 40:3 Mal 3:1. See notes on Mt 3:3 11:10.

Discussion for Mark 1:2

  • Ron Owens for verse 2
    I was trying to find out what "face" referred to in Mk. 1:2. If "face" the face of Mark or the face of the Gentiles and especially the Romans. Or in other words, in the face of an individual or of a nation or larger group?

Bible Options