Matthew 3:5
Parallel Verses
New Living Translation
People from Jerusalem and from all of Judea and all over the Jordan Valley went out to see and hear John.

King James Bible
Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan,

Darby Bible Translation
Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round the Jordan,

World English Bible
Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him.

Young's Literal Translation
Then were going forth unto him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all the region round about the Jordan,

Matthew 3:5 Parallel
Commentary
Matthew 3:5 Parallel Commentaries
Library
John 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.
(Jordan East of Jericho, Spring of a.d. 27.) ^A Matt. III. 13-17; ^B Mark I. 9-11; ^C Luke III. 21-23. ^b 9 And { ^a 13 Then} ^b it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came { ^a cometh} ^b from Nazareth of Galilee, ^a to the Jordan [Tradition fixes upon a ford of Jordan east of Jericho as the place where Jesus was baptized. It is the same section of the river which opened for the passage of Israel under Joshua, and later for Elijah and Elisha. This ford is seventy or eighty miles from Nazareth]
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

In the Fifteenth Year of Tiberius Cæsar and under the Pontificate of Annas and Caiaphas - a Voice in the Wilderness
THERE is something grand, even awful, in the almost absolute silence which lies upon the thirty years between the Birth and the first Messianic Manifestation of Jesus. In a narrative like that of the Gospels, this must have been designed; and, if so, affords presumptive evidence of the authenticity of what follows, and is intended to teach, that what had preceded concerned only the inner History of Jesus, and the preparation of the Christ. At last that solemn silence was broken by an appearance,
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

The Baptism of Jesus: Its Higher Meaning.
The more we think of it, the better do we seem to understand how that Voice crying in the wilderness: Repent! for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand,' awakened echoes throughout the land, and brought from city, village, and hamlet strangest hearers. For once, every distinction was levelled. Pharisee and Sadducee, outcast publican and semi-heathen soldier, met here as on common ground. Their bond of union was the common hope of Israel' - the only hope that remained: that of the Kingdom.' The long winter
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Matthew 2:1
Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking,

Mark 1:5
All of Judea, including all the people of Jerusalem, went out to see and hear John. And when they confessed their sins, he baptized them in the Jordan River.

Luke 3:3
Then John went from place to place on both sides of the Jordan River, preaching that people should be baptized to show that they had repented of their sins and turned to God to be forgiven.

Jump to Previous
Country District Forth Jerusalem Jordan Judaea Judea Large Numbers Region Round Valley Whole
Jump to Next
Country District Forth Jerusalem Jordan Judaea Judea Large Numbers Region Round Valley Whole
Links
Matthew 3:5 NIV
Matthew 3:5 NLT
Matthew 3:5 ESV
Matthew 3:5 NASB
Matthew 3:5 KJV

Matthew 3:5 Bible Apps
Matthew 3:5 Biblia Paralela
Matthew 3:5 Chinese Bible
Matthew 3:5 French Bible
Matthew 3:5 German Bible

Matthew 3:5 Commentaries

Bible Hub
Matthew 3:4
Top of Page
Top of Page