Matthew 3:13

“ Then commeth Iesus from Galilee to Iordane, vnto Iohn, to be baptized of him:”

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Other Translations

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.
- King James Version

Then Jesus *arrived from Galilee at the Jordan {coming} to John, to be baptized by him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be given baptism by him.
- Basic English Bible

Then comes Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptised of him;
- Darby Bible

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.
- Webster's Bible

Just at that time Jesus, coming from Galilee to the Jordan, presents Himself to John to be baptized by him.
- Weymouth Bible

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him.
- World English Bible

Thanne Jhesus cam fro Galilee in to Jordan to Joon, to be baptised of hym.
- Wycliffe Bible

Then cometh Jesus from Galilee upon the Jordan, unto John to be baptized by him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 3:13


3:13 #Mark 1:9; Luke 3:21|


People's Bible Notes for Matthew 3:13


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.

Discussion for Matthew 3

  • Christine
    Jesus is born then he is a man. What happened as he grew? Why do we baptize babies now? Did he make his holy communion?
  • Irene123
    There are some who believe that the 'mystery' of God cannot be known. But, It has been 'revealed' in His Word - Eph. 1:9; Col.1:26; Eph. 3:9
  • Wayne
    Baptism is not essential for salvation. Romans 6 and 1 Peter 3. Ephesians 2:8-10.
  • Irene123
    Jesus, as a baby, wasn't baptized because - NO babies are baptized in the Bible. A child has to be old enough to UNDERSTAND Acts 2:38. Peter said be baptized in the NAME of Jesus; Matt. 28:19 says the same thing - baptizing them in the NAME of; Jesus is the Father, and the son (flesh) and the Holy Ghost (Spirit). 1Tim. 3:16 - " ..... GOD was manifest (as the body of Jesus) in the flesh.
  • Kenzie a 11 year old
    It's. Amazing that Jesus did not get baptized When he was born because he is Jesus..........but this is one of my favorite bible story's
  • Irene123
    I've seen comments that John the Baptist was born with the Holy Ghost Jesus CHRIST was not. Notice Jesus is called Christ, which means anointed. The Holy Ghost is the - anointing, the anointing is God's spirit. The FULLNESS of the Godhead was in Jesus Jesus is God MANIFEST.

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