Luke 3:3

“And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he came into all the countrey about Iordane, preaching the baptisme of repentance, for the remissiō of sinnes,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And he came into all the district around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he came into all the region round about the Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins;
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he came into all the country round about Jordan, preaching baptism as a sign of forgiveness of sin for those whose hearts were changed.
- Basic English Bible

And he came into all the district round the Jordan, preaching [the] baptism of repentance for [the] remission of sins,
- Darby Bible

And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance, for the remission of sins;
- Webster's Bible

John went into all the district about the Jordan proclaiming a baptism of the penitent for the forgiveness of sins;
- Weymouth Bible

He came into all the region around the Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for remission of sins.
- World English Bible

And he cam in to al the cuntre of Jordan, and prechide baptym of penaunce in to remyssioun of synnes.
- Wycliffe Bible

and he came to all the region round the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of reformation -- to remission of sins,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Luke 3:3


Lu 3:3 Came into all the country. Compare Mt 3:1-12, on which see notes; also Mr 1:1-8.

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