Mark 1:15
New International Version
"The time has come," he said. "The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!"

New Living Translation
“The time promised by God has come at last!” he announced. “The Kingdom of God is near! Repent of your sins and believe the Good News!”

English Standard Version
and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”

Berean Study Bible
“The time is fulfilled,” He said, “and the kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe in the gospel!”

Berean Literal Bible
and saying, "The time has been fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has drawn near; repent and believe in the gospel."

King James Bible
And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.

New King James Version
and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.”

New American Standard Bible
and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”

NASB 1995
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel."

NASB 1977
and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.”

Amplified Bible
and saying, “The [appointed period of] time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent [change your inner self—your old way of thinking, regret past sins, live your life in a way that proves repentance; seek God’s purpose for your life] and believe [with a deep, abiding trust] in the good news [regarding salvation].”

Christian Standard Bible
“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news! ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
"The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe in the good news!"

American Standard Version
and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe in the gospel.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said, “Time is coming to an end. The Kingdom of God has arrived. Repent and believe in The Good News.”

Contemporary English Version
He said, "The time has come! God's kingdom will soon be here. Turn back to God and believe the good news!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And saying: The time is accomplished, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent, and believe the gospel.

English Revised Version
and saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe in the gospel.

Good News Translation
"The right time has come," he said, "and the Kingdom of God is near! Turn away from your sins and believe the Good News!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He said, "The time has come, and the kingdom of God is near. Change the way you think and act, and believe the Good News."

International Standard Version
He said, "The time is now! The kingdom of God is near! Repent, and keep believing the gospel!"

Literal Standard Version
and saying, “The time has been fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God has come near, convert and believe in the good news.”

NET Bible
He said, "The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the gospel!"

New Heart English Bible
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is near. Repent, and believe in the Good News."

Weymouth New Testament
"The time has fully come," He said, "and the Kingdom of God is close at hand: repent, and believe this Good News.

World English Bible
and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the Kingdom of God is at hand! Repent, and believe in the Good News."

Young's Literal Translation
and saying -- 'Fulfilled hath been the time, and the reign of God hath come nigh, reform ye, and believe in the good news.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Jesus Preaches in Galilee
14After the arrest of John, Jesus went into Galilee and proclaimed the gospel of God. 15 “The time is fulfilled,” He said, “and the kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe in the gospel!” 16As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, He saw Simon and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen.…

Cross References
Matthew 3:2
and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."

Matthew 4:17
From that time on Jesus began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near."

Acts 2:38
Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Acts 20:21
testifying to Jews and Greeks alike about repentance to God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Galatians 4:4
But when the time had fully come, God sent His Son, born of a woman, born under the law,

Ephesians 1:10
as a plan for the fullness of time, to bring all things in heaven and on earth together in Christ.

1 Timothy 2:6
who gave Himself as a ransom for all--the testimony that was given at just the right time.

Titus 1:3
In His own time He has made His word evident in the proclamation entrusted to me by the command of God our Savior.


Treasury of Scripture

And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent you, and believe the gospel.

The time.

Daniel 2:44
And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.

Daniel 9:25
Know therefore and understand, that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem unto the Messiah the Prince shall be seven weeks, and threescore and two weeks: the street shall be built again, and the wall, even in troublous times.

Galatians 4:4
But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,

the kingdom.

Matthew 3:2
And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 4:17
From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.

Matthew 10:7
And as ye go, preach, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand.

repent.

Matthew 21:31,32
Whether of them twain did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus saith unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you…

Luke 24:47
And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.

Acts 2:36-38
Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ…

believe.

Romans 16:26
But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:









(15) The time is fulfilled.--The words are not found in the parallel passages of the other Gospels, and are interesting as embodying the same thought as St. Paul's "in the fulness of time" (Galatians 4:4; Ephesians 1:10). So, too, St. Mark adds "believe the gospel" to the simple "repent" of St. Matthew, and gives "the kingdom of God" instead of "the kingdom of heaven."

Verse 15. - The time is fulfilled; that is, the time for the coming of Messiah and of his kingdom. The kingdom which had been shut for so many ages was now to be reopened by the preaching and the death of Christ. The time is very accurately indicated. St. Matthew tells us (Matthew 4:12) that "when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee;" and then presently afterwards he adds, "From that time Jesus began to preach and to say, Repent, for the kingdom of God is at hand." The time and place are also accurately specified by St. Peter (Acts 10:36, 37), where he tells Cornelius that "the word of peace, preached by Jesus Christ, was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached." It was necessary that these circumstances should be carefully detailed, because they were among the proofs of the Messiahship of Jesus. Elias must come first; and he had come in the person of the Baptist, although the prophecy probably awaits its full accomplishment in the actual reappearance of the great prophet of Israel before the second coming of our Lord. Repent ye, and believe the gospel. These words may be regarded as a summary of the method of salvation. Repentance and faith are the conditions of admission into the Christian covenant. Repentance has a special reference to God the Father, and faith, to Jesus Christ the eternal Son. It is in the gospel that Christ is revealed to us as a Saviour; and therefore we find Jesus Christ, as the object of our faith, distinguished from the Father as the object of our repentance. Repentance of itself is not sufficient - it makes no satisfaction for the Law which we have broken; and hence, over and above repentance, there is required from us faith in the Gospel, wherein Christ is revealed to us as a propitiation for sin, and as the only way of reconciliation with the Father. Without faith repentance becomes despair, and without repentance faith becomes only presumption. Join the two together, and the faithful soul is borne onwards, like a well-balanced vessel, to the haven where it would be.

Parallel Commentaries ...


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

time
καιρὸς (kairos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2540: Fitting season, season, opportunity, occasion, time. Of uncertain affinity; an occasion, i.e. Set or proper time.

is fulfilled,”
Πεπλήρωται (Peplērōtai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4137: From pleres; to make replete, i.e. to cram, level up, or to furnish, satisfy, execute, finish, verify, etc.

He said,
λέγων (legōn)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.

“and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

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

kingdom
βασιλεία (basileia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's 932: From basileus; properly, royalty, i.e. rule, or a realm.

of God
Θεοῦ (Theou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

is near.
ἤγγικεν (ēngiken)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1448: Trans: I bring near; intrans: I come near, approach. From eggus; to make near, i.e. approach.

Repent
μετανοεῖτε (metanoeite)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 3340: From meta and noieo; to think differently or afterwards, i.e. Reconsider.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

believe
πιστεύετε (pisteuete)
Verb - Present Imperative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4100: From pistis; to have faith, i.e. Credit; by implication, to entrust.

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

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

gospel!”
εὐαγγελίῳ (euangeliō)
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2098: From the same as euaggelizo; a good message, i.e. The gospel.


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