And, I, knew him not, but, that he might be manifested unto Israel, therefore, came, I, in water, immersing.
And, he, shall go before him, in the spirit and power of Elijah, - To turn the hearts of fathers unto children, and the unyielding, into the prudence of the righteous, and to prepare, for the Lord, a people made ready.
A voice of one crying! - In the desert, prepare ye the way of Yahweh, - Make smooth in the waste plain a highway for our God:
Behold me! sending my messenger, who will prepare a way before me, - and, suddenly, shall come to his temple The Lord whom ye are seeking, even the messenger of the covenant in whom ye are delighting, Lo! he cometh! saith Yahweh of hosts.
So shall the sun of righteousness, arise to you who revere my Name, with healing in his wings, - and ye shall come forth and leap for joy like calves let loose from the stall;
A voice of one crying aloud - In the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight, be making his paths.
And, even thou, child, prophet of the Most High, shalt be called, - for thou shall march on before the Lord, to prepare his ways,
And, when they had finished all things that were according to the law of the Lord, they returned into Galilee, into their own city, Nazareth.
and he came into all the country about the Jordan, proclaiming an immersion of repentance into remission of sins:
The same, came, for a witness, That he might bear witness, concerning the light, that, all, might believe, through him.
And, I, knew him not, - but, he that sent me to immerse in water, he, unto me, said - Upon whomsoever thou shalt see the Spirit descending and abiding upon him, the same, is he that immerseth in Holy Spirit.