Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
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.
And, the child, went on growing, and being strengthened in spirit, and was in the deserts, until the day he was pointed out unto Israel.
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.
The same, came, for a witness, That he might bear witness, concerning the light, that, all, might believe, through him.
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;
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.
and were being immersed in the Jordan river, by him, openly confessing their sins.
A voice of one crying aloud - In the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight, be making his paths.
and he came into all the country about the Jordan, proclaiming an immersion of repentance into remission of sins:
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.