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Mark 3:13–15

Jesus Appoints the Twelve

3:16–19pp—Mt 10:2–4; Lk 6:14–16; Ac 1:13

13 Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him.d 14 He appointed twelvea e that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach 15 and to have authority to drive out demons.f

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Mark 3:13–15 — English Standard Version (ESV)

13 And he went up on the mountain and called to him those whom he desired, and they came to him. 14 And he appointed twelve (whom he also named apostles) so that they might be with him and he might send them out to preach 15 and have authority to cast out demons.

Mark 3:13–15 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

13 And he goeth up into a mountain, and calleth unto him whom he would: and they came unto him. 14 And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach, 15 And to have power to heal sicknesses, and to cast out devils:

Mark 3:13–15 — New Living Translation (NLT)

13 Afterward Jesus went up on a mountain and called out the ones he wanted to go with him. And they came to him. 14 Then he appointed twelve of them and called them his apostles. They were to accompany him, and he would send them out to preach, 15 giving them authority to cast out demons.

Mark 3:13–15 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

13 And He went up on the mountain and called to Him those He Himself wanted. And they came to Him. 14 Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach, 15 and to have power to heal sicknesses and to cast out demons:

Mark 3:13–15 — New Century Version (NCV)

13 Then Jesus went up on a mountain and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. 14 Jesus chose twelve and called them apostles. He wanted them to be with him, and he wanted to send them out to preach 15 and to have the authority to force demons out of people.

Mark 3:13–15 — American Standard Version (ASV)

13 And he goeth up into the mountain, and calleth unto him whom he himself would; and they went unto him. 14 And he appointed twelve, that they might be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach, 15 and to have authority to cast out demons:

Mark 3:13–15 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

13 And he goes up into the mountain, and calls whom he himself would, and they went to him. 14 And he appointed twelve that they might be with him, and that he might send them to preach, 15 and to have power to heal diseases, and to cast out demons.

Mark 3:13–15 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

13 Jesus went up a mountain, called those whom he wanted, and they came to him. 14 He appointed twelve whom he called apostles.They were to accompany him and to be sent out by him to spread ⸤the Good News⸥. 15 They also had the authority to force demons out of people. 

Mark 3:13–15 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

13 Then He went up the mountain and summoned those He wanted, and they came to Him. 14 He also appointed 12—He also named them apostles —to be with Him, to send them out to preach, 15 and to have authority to drive out demons.

Mark 3:13–15 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 He went up the mountain and called to him those whom he wanted, and they came to him. 14 And he appointed twelve, whom he also named apostles, to be with him, and to be sent out to proclaim the message, 15 and to have authority to cast out demons.

Mark 3:13–15 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

13 And he went up on the mountain and summoned those whom he wanted, and they came to him. 14 And he appointed twelve, so that they would be with him and so that he could send them out to preach 15 and to have authority to expel demons.

Mark 3:13–15 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

13 Jesus went up on a mountainside. He called for certain people to come to him, and they came. 14 He appointed 12 of them and called them apostles. From that time on they would be with him. He would also send them out to preach. 15 They would have authority to drive out demons.

Mark 3:13–15 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

13 And He went up on the mountain and summoned those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him.

14 And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach,

15 and to have authority to cast out the demons.