New Living Translation
And a voice from heaven said, "This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy."
King James Bible
And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
Darby Bible Translation
and behold, a voice out of the heavens saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I have found my delight.
World English Bible
Behold, a voice out of the heavens said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased."
Young's Literal Translation
and lo, a voice out of the heavens, saying, 'This is My Son -- the Beloved, in whom I did delight.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:17 And lo, a voice - We have here a glorious manifestation of the ever - blessed Trinity: the Father speaking from heaven, the Son spoken to, the Holy Ghost descending upon him. In whom I delight - What an encomium is this! How poor to this are all other kinds of praise! To he the pleasure, the delight of God, this is praise indeed: this is true glory: this is the highest, the brightest light, that virtue can appear in.
LibraryJohn the Baptist's Person and Preaching.
(in the Wilderness of Judæa, and on the Banks of the Jordan, Occupying Several Months, Probably a.d. 25 or 26.) ^A Matt. III. 1-12; ^B Mark I. 1-8; ^C Luke III. 1-18. ^b 1 The beginning of the gospel [John begins his Gospel from eternity, where the Word is found coexistent with God. Matthew begins with Jesus, the humanly generated son of Abraham and David, born in the days of Herod the king. Luke begins with the birth of John the Baptist, the Messiah's herald; and Mark begins with the ministry …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
Jesus Baptized by John in the Jordan.
In the Fifteenth Year of Tiberius Cæsar and under the Pontificate of Annas and Caiaphas - a Voice in the Wilderness
The Baptism of Jesus: Its Higher Meaning.
The king proclaims the LORD's decree: "The LORD said to me, 'You are my son. Today I have become your Father.
"Look at my servant, whom I strengthen. He is my chosen one, who pleases me. I have put my Spirit upon him. He will bring justice to the nations.
"Look at my Servant, whom I have chosen. He is my Beloved, who pleases me. I will put my Spirit upon him, and he will proclaim justice to the nations.
But even as he spoke, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy. Listen to him."
And a voice from heaven said, "You are my dearly loved Son, and you bring me great joy."
Then a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my dearly loved Son. Listen to him."
and the Holy Spirit, in bodily form, descended on him like a dove. And a voice from heaven said, "You are my dearly loved Son, and you bring me great joy."
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