Luke 3:21

“Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Now when all the people were baptized, and it came to passe that Iesus also being baptized, and praying, the heauen was opened:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now it came to pass, when all the people were baptized, that, Jesus also having been baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Now it came about that when all the people had been given baptism, Jesus, having had baptism with them, was in prayer, when, the heaven being open,
- Basic English Bible

And it came to pass, all the people having been baptised, and Jesus having been baptised and praying, that the heaven was opened,
- Darby Bible

Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,
- Webster's Bible

Now when all the people had been baptized, and Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, the sky opened,
- Weymouth Bible

Now it happened, when all the people were baptized, Jesus also had been baptized, and was praying. The sky was opened,
- World English Bible

And it was don, whanne al the puple was baptised, and whanne Jhesu was baptised, and preiede, heuene was openyd.
- Wycliffe Bible

And it came to pass, in all the people being baptised, Jesus also being baptised, and praying, the heaven was opened,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 3:21


3:21 Jesus praying, the heaven was opened - It is observable, that the three voices from heaven, see #Lu 9:29|,35; John 12:28; by which the Father bore witness to Christ, were pronounced either while he was praying, or quickly after it. #Mt 3:13|; Mr 1:9.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 3:21


Lu 3:21,22 Jesus also being baptized. See notes on Mt 3:13-17 Mr 1:9-11.

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