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Mark 1:32

ESV That evening at sundown they brought to him all who were sick or oppressed by demons.
NIV That evening after sunset the people brought to Jesus all the sick and demon-possessed.
NASB Now when evening came, after the sun had set, they began bringing to Him all who were ill and those who were demon-possessed.
CSB When evening came, after the sun had set, they brought to him all those who were sick and demon-possessed.
NLT That evening after sunset, many sick and demon-possessed people were brought to Jesus.
KJV And at even, when the sun did set, they brought unto him all that were diseased, and them that were possessed with devils.
NKJV At evening, when the sun had set, they brought to Him all who were sick and those who were demon-possessed.

What does Mark 1:32 mean?

Although news of Jesus' exorcism of the demon spreads like wildfire (Mark 1:23–28), physical travel has to wait until the end of the Sabbath that evening. The healings of the demon-possessed man and Simon Peter's mother-in-law (Mark 1:29–31) quickly overshadow the amazement at Jesus' authoritative teaching (Mark 1:21–22). Now, and for much of Jesus' ministry, His audience's attention is focused on miracles.

And Jesus has a lot to heal. In a time when "fever" is considered its own disease, medical sciences aren't very sophisticated. Many "healers" use magic spells, to at least con their patients out of money (Mark 5:25–34). Still, archaeological digs at ancient Roman military camps have discovered forceps, tweezers, wound retractors, needles, and scalpels, and wealthy Roman households included a physician on staff. But in Galilee, the poor didn't have such access, and internal injuries and illnesses were usually beyond the help of even the most skilled surgeons.

Along with the physically sick are many who are "oppressed by demons." Again, we don't know why there was so much demonic activity in the time of Christ. We do know that demon possession was not considered a sin, although if the demon arrived because the victim was practicing witchcraft, that would be an issue. Every time Jesus saves someone from demon possession, Satan's grip is weakened.
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