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Bible Commentaries

Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament

Mark 1

Verse 2

1:2 prophet, (c-8) Many read 'in the prophets.' My impression is that it was originally 'in the prophet' simply. way. (d-21) Malachi 3:1 .

Verse 3

1:3 straight. (e-17) Isaiah 40:3 .

Verse 13

1:13 ministered (a-21) As Matthew 4:11 , diakoneo .

Verse 15

1:15 in (b-18) 'Believe in,' &c. A rare form of expression. It refers to believing, in the truth of the substance of a thing. see 2 Timothy 1:12 .

Verse 18

1:18 trawl-nets (c-5) See Note, Matthew 4:20 .

Verse 23

1:23 by (d-10) En . see Matthew 3:11 , Note c. Not merely he had one, but he was completely under its power, characterized by it.

Verse 24

1:24 Eh! (e-2) The imperative of the verb 'to let alone,' but used as an interjection, as a cry of dissatisfaction. Nazarene? (f-11) The force of 'Nazarene' here is simply, I apprehend, 'of Nazareth.' The word is different from that translated 'Nazaraean' in Matthew 2:23 and elsewhere.

Verse 34

1:34 knew (a-25) Oida . had the inward consciousness of who he was. see Note, 1 Corinthians 8:1 .

Verse 41

1:41 touched (b-11) 'To touch freely,' 'handle,' as Matthew 8:3 .

Verse 45

1:45 came (c-36) The imperfect tense, 'were, or kept, coming to him.'

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Darby, John. "Commentary on Mark 1". "John Darby's Synopsis of the New Testament". 1857-67.