Mark 1:1-20 CSB

1The beginning#Jn 1:1; Php 4:15 of the gospel#Mt 3:1-12; Lk 3:1-18 of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.#1:1 Some mss omit the Son of God#Jn 5:19; Heb 1:2 2As it is written in Isaiah#Mt 3:3; 4:14; 12:17 the prophet:#1:2 Other mss read in the prophets#Lk 16:29 See, I am sending my messenger # Mt 13:49 ahead of you; he will prepare your way. # 1:2 Other mss add before you # 1:2 Mal 3:1 # Mal 3:1 3 A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: # Jn 1:23 Prepare the way for the Lord; # Lk 10:1; 17:5 make his paths straight! # 1:3 Is 40:3 # Is 40:3 4John came baptizing#1:4 Or John the Baptist came#Lk 7:29; Ac 22:16 in the wilderness#Rv 12:6 and proclaiming a baptism of repentance#Lk 3:3; Ac 13:24; 19:4; 26:20 for the forgiveness#Mt 9:2; Lk 24:47 of sins.#Jn 15:22; Ac 26:18 5The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem#Mt 23:37; Jn 11:36 were going out to him, and they were baptized by him in the Jordan#Gn 13:10; Ps 114:3; Lk 3:3 River, confessing#Ac 19:18 their sins.#Jn 15:22; Rm 6:23; 1Pt 4:1 6John wore a camel-hair garment with a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts#Rv 9:3,7 and wild honey.#Rv 10:9-10 7He proclaimed, “One who is more powerful#Rv 18:8 than I am is coming after me.#Jn 1:15 I am not worthy#Mt 3:11 to stoop down and untie the strap of his sandals.#Lk 3:16; Ac 13:23-25 8I baptize you with#1:8 Or in water,#Jn 1:26,31,33; Ac 1:5; 8:36; 11:16 but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.”#Jn 1:33 9In#Mt 3:13-17; Lk 3:21-23 those days Jesus came from Nazareth#Mt 2:23; 4:13; 21:11; Lk 1:26; 2:4,39,51; 4:16; Jn 1:45-46 in Galilee#Mt 17:22 and was baptized in the Jordan by John. 10As soon as he came up out of the water, he saw the heavens#Mt 24:35; Lk 12:33; Ac 17:24; Eph 6:9; Rv 21:10 being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. 11And a voice#Jn 5:37 came from heaven:#Rv 14:13 “You are my beloved#Lk 20:13; Eph 1:6; Phm 1 Son;#Ps 2:7 with you I am well-pleased.”#Is 42:1 12Immediately#Mt 4:1-11; Lk 4:1-13 the Spirit#Jn 1:33 drove#3Jn 10 him into the wilderness.#Mt 3:1; Rv 12:6 13He was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted#Jms 1:13 by Satan.#Mt 4:1,10; Ac 13:10 He was with the wild animals,#Rv 6:8 and the angels#Mt 13:49; Ac 5:19; Rv 14:6 were serving him. 14After#Mt 4:17; Jn 4:45 John was arrested,#Mt 3:12; Lk 3:20; 9:7-9; Jn 3:24 Jesus went to Galilee,#Mt 17:22 proclaiming#Mk 13:10 the good news#1:14 Other mss add of the kingdom#1:14 Or gospel#Mk 1:1 of God:#Rm 15:16; 1Th 2:2,8-9 15“The time#Ps 37:39; Lk 20:10; Jn 7:8 is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God#Mt 3:2; 6:33; 12:28; 19:24; 21:31,43; Mk 4:11; 9:1; 10:14; 12:34; 14:25; 15:43 has come#Mk 9:1 near.#Rm 13:11; 1Pt 4:7 Repent#Ac 3:19; 26:20 and believe#Mk 11:24; Jn 3:16; Ac 10:43; Rm 10:9; 1Pt 1:8-10 the good news!” 16As#Mt 4:18-22; Lk 5:1-11 he passed alongside the Sea of Galilee,#Mt 4:18; 15:29; Jn 6:1 he saw Simon#Mt 16:17 and Andrew,#Jn 6:8 Simon’s brother, casting a net into the sea#Mk 7:31  — for they were fishermen. 17“Follow me,” #Mt 4:19 Jesus told them, “and I will make you fish for#1:17 Or you to become fishers of#Mt 4:18-19; Lk 5:2 people.”#Mt 4:19 18Immediately they left their nets and followed#Lk 5:11; Jn 8:12 him.#Lk 18:28 19Going on a little farther, he saw James#Ac 12:2 the son of Zebedee#Jn 21:2 and his brother John#Jn 21:7 in a boat putting their nets in order. 20Immediately he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.#Lk 18:28

Mark 1:1-20