Matthew 3:6
Good News Translation
They confessed their sins, and he baptized them in the Jordan.

Contemporary English Version
They told how sorry they were for their sins, and he baptized them in the river.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

were.

Matthew 3:11,13-16 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. . . .

Ezekiel 36:25 And I will pour upon you clean water, and you shall be cleansed from all your filthiness, and I will cleanse you from all your idols.

Mark 1:8,9 I have baptized you with water: but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost. . . .

Luke 3:16 John answered, saying unto all: I indeed baptize you with water: but there shall come one mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to loose. He shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire;

John 1:25-28,31-33 And they asked him and said to him: Why then dost thou baptize, if thou be not Christ, nor Elias, nor the prophet? . . .

John 3:23-25 And John also was baptizing in Ennon near Salim: because there was much water there. And they came and were baptized. . . .

Acts 1:5 For John indeed baptized with water: but you shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost, not many days hence.

Acts 2:38-41 But Peter said to them: Do penance: and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins. And you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. . . .

Acts 10:36-38 God sent the word to the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all). . . .

Acts 11:16 And I remembered the word of the Lord, how that he said: John indeed baptized with water but you shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost.

Acts 19:4,5,18 Then Paul said: John baptized the people with the baptism of penance saying: That they should believe in him, who was to come after him, that is to say, in Jesus. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:2 And all in Moses were baptized, in the cloud and in the sea:

Colossians 2:12 Buried with him in baptism: in whom also you are risen again by the faith of the operation of God who hath raised him up from the dead.

Titus 3:5,6 Not by the works of justice which we have done, but according to his mercy, he saved us, by the laver of regeneration and renovation of the Holy Ghost. . . .

Hebrews 6:2 Of the doctrine of baptisms and imposition of hands, and of the resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.

Hebrews 9:10 And divers washings and justices of the flesh laid on them until the time of correction.

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1 Peter 3:21 Whereunto baptism, being of the like form, now saveth you also: not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but, the examination of a good conscience towards God by the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

confessing.

Leviticus 16:21 And putting both hands upon his head, let him confess all the iniquities of the children of Israel, and all their offences and sins. And praying that they may light on its head, he shall turn him out by a man ready for it, into the desert.

Leviticus 26:40 Until they confess their iniquities, and the iniquities of their ancestors, whereby they have transgressed against me, and walked contrary unto me.

Numbers 5:7 They shall confess their sin, and restore the principal itself, and the fifth part over and above, to him against whom they have sinned.

Joshua 7:19 And Joshua said to Achan: My son, give glory to the Lord God of Israel, and confess, and tell me what thou hast done, hide it not.

Job 33:27,28 He shall look upon men, and shall say: I have sinned, and indeed I have offended, and I have not received what I have deserved. . . .

Psalm 32:5 I have acknowledged my sin to thee, and my injustice I have not concealed. I said I will confess against my self my injustice to the Lord: and thou hast forgiven the wickedness of my sin.

Proverbs 28:13 He that hideth his sins, shall not prosper: but he that shall confess, and forsake them, shall obtain mercy.

Daniel 9:4 And I prayed to the Lord, my God, and I made my confession, and said: I beseech thee, O Lord God, great and terrible, who keepest the covenant, and mercy to them that love thee, and keep thy commandments.

Mark 1:5 And there went out to him all the country of Judea and all they of Jerusalem and were baptized by him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.

Luke 15:18-21 I will arise and will go to my father and say to him: Father, I have sinned against heaven and before thee. . . .

Acts 2:38 But Peter said to them: Do penance: and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins. And you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 19:18 And many of them that believed came, confessing and declaring their deeds

Acts 22:16 And now why tarriest thou? Rise up and be baptized and wash away thy sins, invoking his name.

James 5:16 Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.

1 John 1:9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just, to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all iniquity.

Context
The Mission of John the Baptist
5Then went out to him Jerusalem and all Judea, and all the country about Jordan: 6And were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins. 7And seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them: Ye brood of vipers, who hath shewed you to flee from the wrath to come?…
Cross References
Ezra 10:1
Now when Esdras was thus praying, and beseeching, and weeping, and lying before the temple of God, there was gathered to him of Israel an exceeding great assembly of men and women and children, and the people wept with much lamentation.

Matthew 3:11
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.

Matthew 3:13
Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan, unto John, to be baptized by him.

Mark 1:5
And there went out to him all the country of Judea and all they of Jerusalem and were baptized by him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.

Luke 1:16
And he shall convert many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God.

John 1:25
And they asked him and said to him: Why then dost thou baptize, if thou be not Christ, nor Elias, nor the prophet?

John 1:26
John answered them, saying: I baptize with water: but there hath stood one in the midst of you, whom you know not.

John 3:23
And John also was baptizing in Ennon near Salim: because there was much water there. And they came and were baptized.

Acts 1:5
For John indeed baptized with water: but you shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost, not many days hence.

Acts 2:38
But Peter said to them: Do penance: and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ, for the remission of your sins. And you shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Acts 10:37
You know the word which hath been published through all Judea: for it began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached.

James 5:16
Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.

Additional Translations
Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.

and confessing their sins, were being baptized by him in the Jordan River.

And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins.

and they were baptized of him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

and were baptised by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

and they were baptized of him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.

And were baptized by him in Jordan, confessing their sins.

and were baptized by him in the Jordan, making full confession of their sins.

They were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

and they were baptized in the Jordan by him, confessing their sins.
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