John 1:20
Good News Translation
John did not refuse to answer, but spoke out openly and clearly, saying: "I am not the Messiah."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he confessed and did not deny: and he confessed: I am not the Christ.

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And he confessed and did not deny: and he confessed: I am not the Christ.

John 3:28-36 You yourselves do bear me witness that I said that I am not Christ, but that I am sent before him. . . .

Matthew 3:11,12 I indeed baptize you in water unto penance, but he that shall come after me, is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you in the Holy Ghost and fire. . . .

Mark 1:7,8 And he preached, saying: There cometh after me one mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to stoop down and loose. . . .

Luke 3:15-17 And as the people were of opinion, and all were thinking in their hearts of John, that perhaps he might be the Christ: . . .

Context
The Mission of John the Baptist
19And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent from Jerusalem priests and Levites to him, to ask him: Who art thou? 20And he confessed and did not deny: and he confessed: I am not the Christ. 21And they asked him: What then? Art thou Elias? And he said: I am not. Art thou the prophet? And he answered: No.…
Cross References
Luke 3:15
And as the people were of opinion, and all were thinking in their hearts of John, that perhaps he might be the Christ:

John 1:8
He was not the light, but was to give testimony of the light.

John 3:28
You yourselves do bear me witness that I said that I am not Christ, but that I am sent before him.

Acts 13:25
And when John was fulfilling his course, he said: I am not he whom you think me to be. But behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose.

Additional Translations
He did not refuse to confess, but openly declared, “I am not the Christ.”

And he confessed and did not deny, but confessed, "I am not the Christ."

And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.

And he confessed, and denied not; and he confessed, I am not the Christ.

And he acknowledged and denied not, and acknowledged, I am not the Christ.

And he confessed, and denied not; and he confessed, I am not the Christ.

And he confessed, and denied not; but confessed, I am not the Christ.

He avowed--he did not conceal the truth, but avowed, "I am not the Christ."

He declared, and didn't deny, but he declared, "I am not the Christ."

and he confessed and did not deny, and confessed -- 'I am not the Christ.'
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