Then said Paul - John, immersed with an immersion of repentance, unto the people, saying, that, on him who was coming after him, they should believe, - that is, on Jesus.
The same, came, for a witness, That he might bear witness, concerning the light, that, all, might believe, through him.
after me, coming: - Of whom, I, am not worthy that I should unloose the thong of the sandal.
I, indeed, am immersing you, in water, unto repentance, - but, he who, after me, cometh is, mightier than I, whose, sandals, I am not worthy to bear, he, will immerse you, in Holy Spirit and fire:
said unto him, Art, thou, the coming one? or, a different one, are we to expect?
The immersion by John, whence was it? Of heaven, or of men? But, they, began to deliberate among themselves, saying - If we say, Of heaven; He will say unto us, Wherefore then did ye not believe him?
Beginning of the glad-message of Jesus Christ.
And, even thou, child, prophet of the Most High, shalt be called, - for thou shall march on before the Lord, to prepare his ways,
John answered, saying unto all - I, indeed, in water, am immersing you, but he that is mightier than I, cometh, the thong of whose sandals I am not worthy to unloose, - he, will immerse you m Holy Spirit and fire:
(John beareth witness concerning him, and hath cried aloud, saying - the same, was he that said - He who, after me, was coming, before me, hath advanced; because, my Chief, was he.)
On the morrow, he beholdeth Jesus, coming unto him, and saith - See! the Lamb of God, who taketh away the sin of the world.
Ye yourselves, unto me, bear witness, that, I, said - I, am not the Christ; but - I am sent before, That One.
Ye, have sent forth unto John, - and he hath borne witness to the truth: -
Because, John, indeed, immersed with water; but, ye, in Holy Spirit shall be immersed, - after not many of these days.
And I was put in mind of the word of the Lord, how he used to say - John, indeed, immersed with water; but, ye, shall be immersed in Holy Spirit.
From this man's seed, hath God, according to promise, brought unto Israel, a saviour - Jesus: