John Bengel Commentary - Mark 1:23 - 1:23

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John Bengel Commentary - Mark 1:23 - 1:23

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Mar 1:23. Καὶ, and) Mark, in the beginning of his history, records in what point of view both men and demons regarded Jesus. [It may be taken for granted that neither Mark nor Luke (ch. Mar 4:33) in this narrative insist on the historic order of events.-Harm., p. 256].-ἀνεκράξε, cried out) Most persons seem not to have previously known that the man was possessed. The power of possession must have been great, inasmuch as the same predicate is often assigned both to the man possessed and to the demon possessing him: ch. Mar 3:11, Mar 9:20; Act 8:7.