James Moffatt, Historical New Testament - Sample Verses

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Mark 1:9-13

9And it came to pass in those days the Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and had himself baptized in the Jordan by John. 10And immediately on rising up from the water he saw the skies part asunder and the Spirit like a dove come down upon him: 11and a voice out of the skies said,
“Thou art my Son, the beloved,
In thee I delight.”
12Then immediately the Spirit thrusts him out into the wilderness; 13and he was in the wilderness for forty days, tempted by Satan, And he was with the wild beasts. And the angels ministered to him.

John 1:1-5

1In the beginning was the Logos,
And the Logos was with God,
And the Logos was God:
2The same was in the beginning with God.
3All things were made through him,
And apart from him not one thing was made that has been made.
4In him was life,
And the life was the light of men.
5And the light shines in the darkness,
Yet the darkness has not extinguished it.

1 Corinthians 15:1-8

1Now I make known to you, brothers, the gospel that I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, 2by which also you are being saved, if you are holding fast the word that I preached to you – unless indeed you believed in vain. 3For I handed on to you first of all that which I also received: namely, that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures, 4and that he was buried, and that he rose on the third day according to the scriptures, 5and that he was seen by Kephas , then by the twelve; 6after that, he was seen by upwards of five hundred brothers at once, of who the greater number survive to this day, but some have fallen asleep; 7after that he was seen by James, then by all the apostles, 8and last of all, by one misborn (as it were), he was seen also by me.


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