Matthew 28:19

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Matthew 28:19

Goe ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the Name of the Father, and of the Sonne, and of the holy Ghost:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Go ye therefore, and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them into the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go then, and make disciples of all the nations, giving them baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit:
- Basic English Bible

Go [therefore] and make disciples of all the nations, baptising them to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;
- Darby Bible

Go ye therefore and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
- Webster's Bible

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations; baptize them into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;
- Weymouth Bible

Go, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,
- World English Bible

Therfor go ye, and teche alle folkis, baptisynge hem in the name of the Fadir, and of the Sone, and of the Hooli Goost;
- Wycliffe Bible

having gone, then, disciple all the nations, (baptizing them -- to the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Matthew 28:19

Wesley's Notes for Matthew 28:19

28:19 Disciple all nations - Make them my disciples. This includes the whole design of Christ's commission. Baptizing and teaching are the two great branches of that general design. And these were to be determined by the circumstances of things; which made it necessary in baptizing adult Jews or heathens, to teach them before they were baptized; in discipling their children, to baptize them before they were taught; as the Jewish children in all ages were first circumcised, and after taught to do all God had commanded them. #Mark 16:15|.

People's Bible Notes for Matthew 28:19

Mt 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations. "Go ye therefore and make disciples of all nations" (Revised Version). There are several things to be noticed: (1) "Go", implies an aggressive warfare. The Gospel army must move upon the nations. The Lord seeks universal empire, and sends forth his armies to conquer the world. Every church and every disciple must understand that they have marching orders. (2) Not only is every saint commanded to "go", or to take steps to make the gospel go, but the object is stated. They are to make "disciples", or pupils, and scholars of Christ; not great philosophers, but "babes in Christ Jesus" (1Co 3:1), who have entered the school of Christ and are to be taught afterwards. (3) Who are to be made disciples is next indicated. Not the Jews only, but "all nations". Christ came to be the Savior of the world. His is a universal religion. In the Great Commission he looks beyond Judea, and commands that the Gospel shall be offered to all nations. The test of eighteen centuries shows that Christianity is not local or national, but is adapted to the needs of all mankind. (4) It is next stated how disciples shall be made. Baptizing them. The rite by which those who believe upon him should be formally enlisted and enrolled in the school of Christ is baptism. It is a baptism of the Spirit that he means, because it is one that those whom he addresses are commanded to administer. He alone baptized with the Spirit; his apostles and disciples baptized in water, and it is to this rite that he refers. Hence, when we turn to the preaching of the apostles under this commission, we find that all converts were at once baptized (Ac 2:38-41 8:12-18). (5) The end or result of baptism is also given. Converts were to be baptized into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. It is a positive affirmation of the Old Testament that where the name of the Lord is recorded there will he meet his disciples, or there will be his presence. See Ex 20:24. The Lord declares that the three names, that of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, are recorded in baptism. In this rite, then, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit meet the believer; the Father to receive him as a child, the Son to welcome him as a brother, and to cover him with the mantle of his own purity; the Holy Spirit to endow him with that Spirit by which he can say, "Abba, Father". "Into the name of" is equivalent to "into the presence of", or "into the Father, and into the Son, and into the Holy Spirit".

Discussion for Matthew 28:19

  • Sort of - in Reply on Matthew 28:19
    To be saved you must repent. Live repentance. Baptism is an outward showing of spiritual commitment to Jesus Christ. One can be baptized by a preacher but still may not turn away from sin and live in repentance. Being baptized by a man is one thing, being baptized by the Holy Spirit is another.

    Many (different groups)argue and debate this but if you read the Bible Jesus speaks specifically on this. The KJV Study Bible also includes commentary on the subject.

    I find baptism to be very important for personal reasons. Feeling a literal washing away of sin through water. Though, the Holy Spirit will baptize your heart where no water can touch.

    Be baptized and live repentance.
  • Stanjett - in Reply on Matthew 28:19
    Yes. Yes and yes.
  • Harold Willett on Matthew 28:19
    This will be my last review comments what ever you'd like to call them but the Trinity has meaning I don't see most understanding either. Especially when it comes to baptism. In the name of? Well what's that mean? Use Common Sense when you ask that question. If I tell you tell so in so such in such it's done in the name of my kid what do I mean? Do I say this is done in my kids name OR do I say this is done in the name of Harold? In the name one 1 Father God his son Jesus and the who? Holy Spirit. No one days there names when baptizing. In the name of God our Father his son Jesus Christ and Jesus his Holy Spirit. If you understand how to Pray then you understand how to baptized in his name he already told us how to. He didn't need to write it out as I have because he already gave all of us the gift of Common Sense although satan has begun to strip that away from many of us as well hasn't he? I'm Always willing to come speak to others anytime if I'm ask and I do everyday in some sort of fashion and I enjoy doing it. You see when people know your real and not a judgemental person they'll listen to you. Social Media is such a simple way of being a witness. God always finds a way for us to do his will especially when he enters a thought of what he wants us to do and we don't do it he find another way. Like me I've tried to ask others to let me speak at there church or some gathering and they won't allow me to do that mainly because I don't have a degree in religious studies and that's satans excuse there giving out. They try to say it's God but deep down they know. It's called being afraid of what someone else might say not having a single bit of Faith and many pastor's are like that and I'm so sorry they are because God has to jump through all kinds of hops since many don't listen to him. But he gave us all our own free will and he never messes with that he just takes a different route. Do Christian's go to heaven and mixing the Bible with you life is a book I wrote.
  • Timothy Chapman - in Reply on Matthew 28:19
    Can you please tell me. Where are all the passages at that talks about how you are saved I know Mark 16:16 Acts 2:38 I have forgot the other ones so if you can please tell me where they are at would be awesome. Thank you much Tim I am a member of the Church of Christ in Glasgow Ky.
  • Chris - in Reply on Matthew 28:19
    Timothy, here are some more verses for you:

    Eph 2:8,9; Jn 3:16-18; Acts 16:30-33; Rom 10:9,10; Jn 5:24.
  • Mishael on Laborers in the Harvest - in Reply on Matthew 28:19
    Your gift is much needed in the prayer request room. Don't go away.

    Speaking as an old street minister/ evangelist from the 80's... God still works through us.

    I didn't go to college or seminary! I Have been in the school of the Holy Spirit for the past 35 years! He teaches me everything He wants me to know.

    All I have to do is sit still and Listen.

    Psalm 63:6, proverbs 8:34

    I'm not going to get into testimony now. I'd rather talk about the Holy Spirit. Come over to those who seek help from God; who need someone who can pray with wisdom and discernment.
  • MockingBird on Matthew 28:19
    Let's just get out and " GO " : Teaching what you have been taught from His word : You cannot teach but only what you have experienced yourself : If you have Jesus name then you have God the Father : God the Son and God the Holy Spirit !!!! He is all IN all .
  • Butch on Matthew 28:19
    The Name of the Father, Jesus said, I manifested thy name John 17:6 I declared thy name John 17:26 What name did he manifest declare. In my name ye shall. Mark 16:16-18. As he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent Name than the angels. Hebrews 1:4. We all inherit our names from our Father, but that name was kept secret in the old test. The angel of The Lord had that name in him. Ex. 23:21 My name is in him. Judges 13:18 seeing it is secret. Luke 1:31. The angel said thou shall call his name Jesus. Isaiah 12:2 Jehovah is become my salvation, which means Jesus. The mighty God. The Everlasting Father, his name is Jesus. Jesus said no man know who the Father is but the Son, and to whomever he will reveal him Math. 11:27. Pray the Son will give u revelation.
  • Lee on Matthew 28:19
    Will someone please explain to me how we can call God, who created, fathered, all things, a 'person ' ??? I know that he manifested Himself as a person, the only begotten Son, but GOD ALMIGHTY, a 'person '?? Borders on the sacreligious to me
  • GlennFrazier on Matthew 28:19
    My Bible tells me that all that I do in word or deed must be done in Jesus Name. So therefore Baptism is a deed, and must be done in Jesus Name. jesus is coming back for a Church that is called bu His Name, not Titles.


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