Mark 1:4

John came baptizing{To baptize means to immerse in (or wash with) water (or fire). This baptizm is not just to cleanse the body, but as an outward sign of an inward spiritual cleansing and commitment.} in the wilderness and preaching the baptism of repentance for forgiveness of sins.

Alternate Versions of Mark 1-4

A Conservative Version: Mark 1:4
It came to pass, that John was immersing in the wilderness and preaching an immersion of repentance for remission of sins.

American Standard Version: Mark 1:4
John came, who baptized in the wilderness and preached the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins.

Bible in Basic English: Mark 1:4
John came, and gave baptism in the waste land, preaching baptism as a sign of forgiveness of sin for those whose hearts were changed.

Darby English Bible: Mark 1:4
There came John baptising in the wilderness, and preaching [the] baptism of repentance for remission of sins.

King James Version: Mark 1:4
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.

King James Version (UK): Mark 1:4
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.

Youngs Literal Translation: Mark 1:4
John came baptizing in the wilderness, and proclaiming a baptism of reformation -- to remission of sins,

Verses Related to Mark 1-4

Matthew 3:2
"Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!"

Matthew 3:6
They were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

Matthew 3:11
I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit.{TR and NU add "and with fire"}

Luke 3:3
He came into all the region around the Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for remission of sins.

John 3:23
John also was baptizing in Enon near Salim, because there was much water there. They came, and were baptized.

Acts 10:37
that spoken word you yourselves know, which was proclaimed throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached;

Acts 13:24
before his coming, when John had first preached the baptism of repentance to Israel.{TR, NU read "to all the people of Israel" instead of "to Israel"}