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

  • Mark
    matthew 4 12-17 17 from that time jesus began to preach. the same time that john was cast into prison
  • Carol S. in Walnut Creek, CA
    Stuart, Jesus said those were the two GREATEST commandments on which hung all the law and the prophets. He gave us OTHER commandments in the gospel, including the great commission to go into all the world and preach the gospel, healing and doing deliverance in His name. We are also to forgive as He forgave us if we are to be forgiven, and love one another as He loved us.
  • Stuart Rubin
    The whole New Testament is true and inspired by God. Paris Jesus our Lord and Saviour. Jesus summed up all the commandments saying there are only 2 commandments. Love God with all your heart and soul and love your neighbor as you love God or as you love yourself.
  • A disciple
    "But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance:" Rabbinic Judaism of Jesus' day was a man-made system carefully contrived to enslave its adherents to hypocrisy, and completely shut them out from the knowledge of God in Christ.
  • I AM
    I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me does bear witness of me. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood:) And these three agree in one. Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: handle me, and see; for a spirit has not flesh and bones, as you see me have. For I am not alone, but it is I and the Father that sent me.
  • Steve morrow
    2corinthians 1:21 now HE which establisheth us with you in CHRIST and hath anointed us is GOD 1:22 who hath also sealed us and given the earnest of the spirit in our hearts John 6:27 labor not for the meat which perisheth but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life which the son of man shall give unto you for HIM hath GOG the FATHER sealed

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