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

  • Dianna
    Gen. 1:1- "In the beginning God." Gen. 1:26a- "And God said, Let us make man in our image..." This is the Trinity- God the Father, God the Son, God the Holy Spirit. John 1:1 "In the beginning was the Word" The Bible tells us that in the beginning the Word existed. In ver. 14 it says the Word was made flesh, Jesus came in the form of man, and is the only begotten of the Father. John 3:16
  • Alfred
    Dear friend, the Word is Jesus. Capital 'W'. Because Jesus came down from heaven, to bear witness, and went up again. Jesus is God manifested in the flesh.
  • Sharon Budworth
    Great story but who is the word? This has never been authenticated, I cannot comprehend that this is Jesus because he was not born until thousands of years later. It is very confusing.
  • PST ANTSO DESMOND ORTYOM
    John preper a life 4 us and jesus live is light
  • DESMOND ANTSO
    The word of god is god and is life bcus john said b4 any made with word and without ward nothing will made.And god is telling us to keep his word and jesus and holy spirit is teaching us not anything else but the word,so i have life through jesus bcus iam love the word of god.
  • Netlace
    2 Yes Christ was there with the father God and did create everything. Man being made in "our" image. And about the "Cross", this is also a creation of Rome. Search out the greek word for Cross and it clearly says "stake or pole"! Other places it says "tree"!

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