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.

Discussion for Luke 3

  • Nimrod
    Pets receive Salvation? You must be crazy!!
    Romans 8:28 Only those souls who God knew before Creation are destined for Salvation!
    A soul must believe to be saved. A soul will not believe unless God births that soul from above [Reborn] to believe. And the only souls that God rebirths to believe are the souls which He knew before Creation.
  • A disciple
    The WHOLE CREATION groans and toils, waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God. The whole world is corrupted because of man; and all wait to see the completed salvation of the world, in the coming of Jesus Christ, and His eternal kingdom. Eccl. 3:21 Who knows the spirit of man that goes upward, and the spirit of the beast that goes downward to the earth? God's plan is to restore all things.
  • Irene123
    To Karl on Luke 3 - Gen. 2:7; God breathed into man and he became a living soul. He didn't do this with the animals. They have no soul. They don't go to heaven or hell. God gave us animals for food AND for comfort. When we kill an animal on the road - we are not murderers, it's an accident. ONLY if we hurt a SOUL are we accountable.
  • DOTTIE
    WHEN HE TOLD THE SOLIDERS TO BE CONTENT WITH THERE WAGES..I WAS ALWAYS CONTENT WITH MY WAGES KNOWING THAT GOD WAS FULLY IN CONTROL OF ME AND WHAT I WAS GIVEN. IF I HAD A PROBLEM PRAYER TO THE LORD SOLVED IT. GOD IS GOOD EVERY DAY I RETIRED AT SIXTY BECAUSE GOD CALLED ME OUT OF WORK I RETIRED WITH 1000 A MONTH I HAVE BEEN RETIRED FOR SIX YEARS AND GOD HAS DONE MIRACLES FOR ME EVERY DAY
  • Norm
    Marilynn, be of good comfort! The gospel of God cometh only from God, our Father which art in heaven. Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: Father, the hour is come glorify thy Son, that thy Son also may glorify thee: As thou hast given him power over all flesh, that he should give eternal life to as many as thou hast given him. And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent. The mercy of man is toward his neighbour but the mercy of the Lord is upon all flesh: he reproveth, and nurtureth, and teacheth and bringeth again, as a shepherd his flock. Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation, And to make all men see what is the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ: Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will, And all flesh shall see the salvation of God.
  • Norm
    All flesh is not the same flesh: but there is one kind of flesh of men, another flesh of beasts, another of fishes, and another of birds. Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created. For God made not death: neither hath he pleasure in the destruction of the living. For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord GOD: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye. For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him. The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.

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