Matthew 3:15
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English Standard Version
But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he consented.

King James Bible
And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

American Standard Version
But Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffereth him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus answering, said to him: Suffer it to be so now. For so it becometh us to fulfill all justice. Then he suffered him.

English Revised Version
But Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it now: for thus it becometh us to fulfill all righteousness. Then he suffereth him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus answering said to him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfill all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

Weymouth New Testament
"Let it be so on this occasion," Jesus replied; "for so we ought to fulfil every religious duty." Then he consented;

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Suffer.

John 13:7-9 Jesus answered and said to him, What I do you know not now; but you shall know hereafter...

for.

Psalm 40:7,8 Then said I, See, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me...

Isaiah 42:21 The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness' sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honorable.

Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

John 4:34 Jesus said to them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.

John 8:29 And he that sent me is with me: the Father has not left me alone; for I do always those things that please him.

John 13:15 For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.

John 15:10 If you keep my commandments, you shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.

Philippians 2:7,8 But made himself of no reputation, and took on him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men...

Hebrews 7:26 For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens;

1 Peter 2:21-24 For even hereunto were you called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow his steps...

1 John 2:6 He that said he stays in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

Cross References
Psalm 40:7
Then I said, "Behold, I have come; in the scroll of the book it is written of me:

Psalm 40:8
I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart."

Matthew 3:14
John would have prevented him, saying, "I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?"

John 4:34
Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to accomplish his work.

John 8:29
And he who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone, for I always do the things that are pleasing to him."

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