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

  • 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.
  • Daniel
    The baptism of Jesus is to show that we all should be baptized Acts 2 38 39 tells us tjat it is essential for salvation.
  • Michael
    In the book of Matthew, Jesus of Nazareth tells all that one must be sent to Moses for judgment and conviction of their sins; it is then Moses who sends that person back to Jesus, to repent of their sins: then comes the fiery trials by the Holy Ghost to test new converts, to see if they truly are those who stand to His right hand, or those condemned to stand to the left.
  • Annonmous
    All 3 at the same place at one time. Father, son, Holy ghost. awesome
  • Micheal robinson
    Our Father which art in Heaven hallowed be Thy Name. Deacon Robinson

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