“¶ Then commeth Iesus from Galilee to Iordane, vnto Iohn, to be baptized of him:”
1611 King James Version (KJV)
3:13 #Mark 1:9; Luke 3:21|
Mt 3:13 Then cometh Jesus. Not named by Matthew since he was taken to Nazareth in childhood. From Luke we learn that he was subject to his parents (Lu 2:51), at twelve years of age astonished the doctors in the temple by his wisdom (Lu 2:46,47), and was now thirty years of age (Lu 3:23). He had worked in Nazareth as a carpenter. Galilee. The northern part of Palestine, containing at this time, according at this time, according to Josephus, 240 towns and villages and an immense population. To be baptized. He came for this purpose. He sought the rite.