Luke 3:16
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English Standard Version
John answered them all, saying, “I baptize you with water, but he who is mightier than I is coming, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

King James Bible
John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:

American Standard Version
John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but there cometh he that is mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire:

Douay-Rheims Bible
John answered, saying unto all: I indeed baptize you with water; but there shall come one mightier that I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to loose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:

English Revised Version
John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but there cometh he that is mightier than I, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:

Webster's Bible Translation
John answered, saying to them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit, and with fire:

Weymouth New Testament
he answered the question by saying to them all, "As for me, I am baptizing you with water, but One mightier than I is coming, whose very sandal-strap I am not worthy to unfasten: He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and with fire.

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Vincent's Word Studies

One mightier (ὁ ἰσχυρότερος)

The definite article points to an expected personage. Hence better as Rev., he that is mightier.

Unloose (λῦσαι)

So also Mark; but Matthew βαστάσαι, to bear. See on Matthew 3:11.

Luke 3:16 Parallel Commentaries

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I indeed.

Matthew 3:11 I indeed baptize you with water to repentance. but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear...

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

John 1:26,33 John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there stands one among you, whom you know not...

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

Acts 11:16 Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water...

Acts 13:24,25 When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel...

Acts 19:4,5 Then said Paul, John truly baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people...

he shall.

Proverbs 1:23 Turn you at my reproof: behold, I will pour out my spirit to you, I will make known my words to you.

Isaiah 32:15 Until the spirit be poured on us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest.

Isaiah 44:3,4 For I will pour water on him that is thirsty, and floods on the dry ground: I will pour my spirit on your seed...

Ezekiel 36:25 Then will I sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.

Joel 2:28,29 And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy...

John 7:38 He that believes on me, as the scripture has said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

Acts 2:33 Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost...

Acts 10:44 While Peter yet spoke these words, the Holy Ghost fell on all them which heard the word.

Acts 11:15 And as I began to speak, the Holy Ghost fell on them, as on us at the beginning.

1 Corinthians 12:13 For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free...

and with.

Isaiah 4:4 When the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion...

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried...

Malachi 3:2,3 But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appears? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap...

Acts 2:3,4,17,18 And there appeared to them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat on each of them...

Cross References
Matthew 3:11
"I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.

Matthew 3:12
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire."

Mark 1:7
And he preached, saying, "After me comes he who is mightier than I, the strap of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.

Mark 1:8
I have baptized you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."

John 1:26
John answered them, "I baptize with water, but among you stands one you do not know,

John 1:27
even he who comes after me, the strap of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie."

John 1:33
I myself did not know him, but he who sent me to baptize with water said to me, 'He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain, this is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.'

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