John 1:28

“These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

These things were done in Bethabara beyond Iordane, where Iohn was baptizing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

These things took place in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

These things were done in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

These things took place at Bethany on the other side of the Jordan, where John was giving baptism.
- Basic English Bible

These things took place in Bethany, across the Jordan, where John was baptising.
- Darby Bible

These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.
- Webster's Bible

This conversation took place at Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing.
- Weymouth Bible

These things were done in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing.
- World English Bible

These thingis weren don in Bethanye biyende Jordan, where Joon was baptisyng.
- Wycliffe Bible

These things came to pass in Bethabara, beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for John 1:28


1:28 Where John was baptizing - That is, used to baptize.


People's Bible Notes for John 1:28


Joh 1:28 These things were done in Bethabara. The Revised Version says "in Bethany", a village whose site is now unknown, on the east bank of the Jordan. Bethabara means "the house of the ford".

Discussion for John 1

  • ANTHONY PLANGE-ANNAN
    I give thanks and glory to John who humbly give good accounts of the Messiah and not given credit to himself by saying I baptize you with water but he will do with the Holy Spirit.
  • Edna
    I so much like verse 12 "But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name"
  • Tracey Greene
    I love that part where the word says: and all we have received of His fullness. Christ is full of grace and truth, and having received of His fullness is incredible, His Spirit lives on the inside of us giving us a truly wonderful power to overcome the things of the world. John makes it plain, to the point.
  • Elijah
    Would any of you be so kind as to tell my why the second coming of jesus cannot fulfill the jewish definition of a Messiah?
  • Antwi
    King James
    Good news



  • BSP
    Verse 3 shows that not even one thing has come into existence apart from Jesus.

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