Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Now, in those days, came John the Immerser, proclaiming in the wilderness of Judaea;

New American Standard Bible

Now in those days John the Baptist *came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,

King James Version

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,

Holman Bible

In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Wilderness of Judea

International Standard Version

About this time, John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the Judean wilderness,

A Conservative Version

And in those days John the immerser comes, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, and saying,

American Standard Version

And in those days cometh John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea, saying,

Amplified

In those days John the Baptist appeared, preaching in the Wilderness of Judea [along the western side of the Dead Sea] and saying,

An Understandable Version

In those days, John the Immerser went into the desert of Judea preaching [to Jews], saying,

Anderson New Testament

In those days came John the Immerser, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Bible in Basic English

And in those days John the Baptist came preaching in the waste land of Judaea,

Common New Testament

In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Daniel Mace New Testament

At that time appeared John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Darby Translation

Now in those days comes John the baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,

Godbey New Testament

In those days comes John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Goodspeed New Testament

In those days John the Baptist appeared, and preached in the desert of Judea.

John Wesley New Testament

In those days cometh John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea.

Julia Smith Translation

In these days John the Baptist is present, proclaiming in the desert of Judea;

King James 2000

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now in those days John the Baptist came preaching in the Judean wilderness

Modern King James verseion

In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In those days John the Baptist came, and preached in the wilderness of Jewry,

Moffatt New Testament

In those days John the Baptist came on the scene, preaching in the desert of Judaea,

Montgomery New Testament

In those days came John the Baptist preaching in the desert of Judea;

NET Bible

In those days John the Baptist came into the wilderness of Judea proclaiming,

New Heart English Bible

And in those days John the Baptist came, proclaiming in the wilderness of Judea, saying,

Noyes New Testament

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,

Sawyer New Testament

AND in those days came John the Baptist preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

THEN in those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the desert country of Judea,

Twentieth Century New Testament

About that time John the Baptist first appeared, proclaiming in the Wilderness of Judea:

Webster

In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,

Weymouth New Testament

About this time John the Baptist made his appearance, preaching in the Desert of Judaea.

Williams New Testament

In those days John the Baptist appeared, and kept preaching in the desert of Judea,

World English Bible

In those days, John the Baptizer came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, saying,

Worrell New Testament

Now in those days comes John, the Immerser, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,

Worsley New Testament

Now in those days came John the baptist preaching in the desert part of Judea,

Youngs Literal Translation

And in those days cometh John the Baptist, proclaiming in the wilderness of Judea,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἐκεῖνος 
Ekeinos 
that, those, he, the same, they,
Usage: 148

ἡμέρα 
hemera 
day, daily 9, time, not tr,
Usage: 287

παραγίνομαι 
Paraginomai 
come, be present, go
Usage: 33

Ἰωάννης 
Ioannes 
John , John , John , John
Usage: 116

the Baptist
Βαπτιστής 
Baptistes 
Usage: 10

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἔρημος 
Eremos 
Usage: 41

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 3:1

Devotionals containing Matthew 3:1

Context Readings

John The Baptist Begins His Ministry

1 Now, in those days, came John the Immerser, proclaiming in the wilderness of Judaea; 2 saying, Repent ye, - for the kingdom of the heavens hath drawn near.


Cross References

Matthew 11:11

Verily, I say unto you - There hath not arisen, among such as are born of women, a greater than John the Immerser, - yet, he that is less in the kingdom of the heavens, is, greater than he.

Matthew 16:14

And, they, said - Some, indeed, John the Immerser, and, others, Elijah, - but, others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.

John 1:6-8

There arose a man, sent from God, whose name was, John:

Joshua 14:10

Now, therefore lo! Yahweh hath kept me alive as he spake these forty and five years from the time Yahweh spake this word unto Moses, while Israel journeyed in the desert. Now, therefore lo! I - to-day, am eighty and five years old:

Joshua 15:61-62

In the desert, - Beth-arabah, Middin, and Secacah,

Judges 1:16

Now, the sons of the Kenite, father-in-law of Moses, had come up from the city of palm-trees, with the sons of Judah, into the wilderness of Judah, which is in the south of Arad, - so they went and dwelt with the people.

Isaiah 40:3-6

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:

Matthew 3:8

Bring forth, therefore, fruit worthy of repentance;

Matthew 11:7

But, as these were going their way, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes, concerning John, - What went ye forth into the wilderness to gaze at? A reed, by a wind, shaken?

Matthew 14:2-14

and he said unto his servants - This, is John the Immerser, - he hath arisen from the dead, for this cause, are the powers working mightily within him.

Matthew 17:12-13

But, I say unto you - that, Elijah, just now, came, - and they recognised him not, but did with him, whatsoever they pleased: Thus, the Son of Man also, is destined to suffer by them.

Matthew 21:25-27

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?

Matthew 21:32

For John came unto you, in a way of righteousness, and ye believed him not, - but, the tax-collectors and the harlots, believed him; and, ye, seeing it, were not even smitten with regret, afterwards, so as to believe him.

Mark 1:3-8

A voice of one crying aloud - In the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight, be making his paths.

Mark 1:15

and saying- The season is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God hath drawn near, - Repent ye, and have faith in the glad-message.

Mark 6:16-29

But, when Herod heard, he was saying - He whom I beheaded - John, the same, hath been raised.

Luke 1:13-17

But the messenger said unto him - Do not fear, Zachariah! Inasmuch as thy supplication hath been hearkened to, - and, thy wife Elizabeth, shall bring forth a son to thee, and thou shalt call his name, John;

Luke 1:76

And, even thou, child, prophet of the Most High, shalt be called, - for thou shall march on before the Lord, to prepare his ways,

Luke 3:1-20

Now, in the fifteenth year of the supremacy of Tiberius Caesar, - Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and, Philip his brother, tetrarch of Ituraea and the country of Trachonitis, and Lysanius, tetrarch of Abylene, -

Luke 7:24

And, the messengers of John having departed, he began to say unto the multitudes, concerning John - What went ye forth into the desert to gaze at? A reed, by a wind, shaken?

John 1:15-36

(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.)

John 3:27-36

John answered, and said - A man can receive, nothing, except it have been given him out of heaven.

Acts 1:22

Beginning from the immersion by John until the day when he was taken up from us, that, a witness of his resurrection along with us, should one of these become.

Acts 13:24-25

John, beforehand proclaiming, before the face of his coming in, an immersion of repentance, unto all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:3-4

And he said - Into what, then, were ye immersed? And, they, said - Unto John's immersion.

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