Mark 1:4
Strong's Lexicon
John
Ἰωάννης (Iōannēs)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2491: Of Hebrew origin; Joannes, the name of four Israelites.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Baptist
βαπτίζων (baptizōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 907: Lit: I dip, submerge, but specifically of ceremonial dipping; I baptize.

appeared
Ἐγένετο (Egeneto)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

the
τῇ ()
Article - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

wilderness,
ἐρήμῳ (erēmō)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2048: Lonesome, i.e. waste.

preaching
κηρύσσων (kēryssōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2784: To proclaim, herald, preach. Of uncertain affinity; to herald, especially divine truth.

[a] baptism
βάπτισμα (baptisma)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 908: The rite or ceremony of baptism. From baptizo; baptism.

of repentance
μετανοίας (metanoias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3341: From metanoeo; compunction; by implication, reversal (another's) decision).

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

[the] forgiveness
ἄφεσιν (aphesin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 859: A sending away, a letting go, a release, pardon, complete forgiveness. From aphiemi; freedom; pardon.

of sins.
ἁμαρτιῶν (hamartiōn)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 266: From hamartano; a sin.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

New American Standard Bible
John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

King James Bible
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

New Living Translation
This messenger was John the Baptist. He was in the wilderness and preached that people should be baptized to show that they had repented of their sins and turned to God to be forgiven.

English Standard Version
John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

New American Standard Bible
John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

King James Bible
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

International Standard Version
John was baptizing in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism about repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

NET Bible
In the wilderness John the baptizer began preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

American Standard Version
John came, who baptized in the wilderness and preached the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins.

English Revised Version
John came, who baptized in the wilderness and preached the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins.

Young's Literal Translation
John came baptizing in the wilderness, and proclaiming a baptism of reformation -- to remission of sins,






Cross References
Matthew 3:11
I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:

Mark 1:5
And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.

Luke 1:77
To give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins,

Acts 13:24
When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:4
Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him which should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus.

Mark 1:1
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God;

Mark 1:3
The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.

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.

Mark 1:6
And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;

Mark 1:7
And preached, saying, There cometh one mightier than I after me, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and unloose.
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