The apostle Mark writing (God speaking via scripture...The Word),
Jesus speaking just after His resurrection in a discourse to 11 of the apostles about whoever
believes and is baptized*** will be saved.
Wycliffe Bible of
1384: Who that bileueth, and is baptisid, schal be saaf; but he that bileueth not, schal
King James Bible
of 1611: He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall
NAS Bible of
1960: He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved
shall be condemned.
1973-78: Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will
***I believe that this
"baptized" refers not to baptism performed by men but by the incoming of the Holy Spirit (see infant baptism) (since no man can know whether one truly believes or not).
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(posted 3 Oct.1999; additions 3 January