MARK 1:11

KING JAMES VERSION (KJV)

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“And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.”

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Mark 1:11 Translation & Meaning

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And καὶ And, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words And
there came ἐγένετο To cause to be ("gen"-erate), i.e., (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.) came
a voice φωνὴ A tone (articulate, bestial or artificial); by implication, an address (for any purpose), saying or language voice
from ἐκ A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote) from
heaven, οὐρανῶν The sky; by extension, heaven (as the abode of God); by implication, happiness, power, eternity; specially, the Gospel (Christianity) heaven
saying, (No Greek definition. English implied.)
Thou Σὺ Thou Thou
art εἶ Thou art art
my μου Of me my
beloved ἀγαπητός Beloved beloved
Son, υἱός A "son" (sometimes of animals), used very widely of immediate, remote or figuratively, kinship Son
in ἐν "in," at, (up-)on, by, etc in
whom The relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that whom
I am well pleased. εὐδόκησα To think well of, i.e., approve (an act); specially, to approbate (a person or thing) am well pleased

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  • 9  And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan.

  • 10  And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him:

  • 11  And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.

  • 12  And immediately the Spirit driveth him into the wilderness.

  • 13  And he was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted of Satan; and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered unto him.




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