New American Standard Bible
John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.
King James Bible
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Darby Bible Translation
There came John baptising in the wilderness, and preaching the baptism of repentance for remission of sins.
World English Bible
John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching the baptism of repentance for forgiveness of sins.
Young's Literal Translation
John came baptizing in the wilderness, and proclaiming a baptism of reformation -- to remission of sins,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
LibraryThe Strong Forerunner and the Stronger Son
'The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God; 2. As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send My messenger before Thy face, which shall prepare Thy way before Thee. 3. The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make His paths straight. 4. John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. 5. And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
A Parable in a Miracle
"The Kingdom of God is at Hand"
The Call by the Sea
"As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.
To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness of their sins,
after John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
Paul said, "John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus."
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