Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 there appeared John the Baptist, preaching in the Wilderness (Desert) of Judea

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

The Emphasized Bible

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

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 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 And saying, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.


Cross References

Matthew 11:11

Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there has not risen a greater than John the Baptist: yet he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.

Matthew 16:14

And they said, Some say that you are John the Baptist: some, Elijah; and others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.

John 1:6-8

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

Joshua 14:10

And now, behold, the LORD has kept me alive, as he said, these forty and five years, even since the LORD spoke this word unto Moses, while the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness: and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old.

Joshua 15:61-62

In the wilderness, Betharabah, Middin, and Secacah,

Judges 1:16

And the children of the Kenite, Moses' father-in-law, went up out of the city of palm trees with the children of Judah into the wilderness of Judah, which lies to the south of Arad; and they went and dwelt among the people.

Isaiah 40:3-6

The voice of him that cries in the wilderness, Prepare you the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God.

Matthew 3:8

Bring forth therefore fruits befitting for repentance:

Matthew 11:7

And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went you out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

Matthew 14:2-14

And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do show forth themselves in him.

Matthew 17:12-13

But I say unto you, That Elijah is come already, and they knew him not, but have done unto him whatsoever they desired. Likewise shall also the Son of man suffer of them.

Matthew 21:25-27

The baptism of John, from where was it? from heaven, or of men? And they reasoned among themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven; he will say unto us, Why did you not then believe him?

Matthew 21:32

For John came unto you in the way of righteousness, and you believed him not: but the tax collectors and the harlots believed him: and you, when you had seen it, repented not afterward, that you might believe him.

Mark 1:3-8

The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare you the way of the Lord, make his paths straight .

Mark 1:15

And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent, and believe the gospel.

Mark 6:16-29

But when Herod heard of it, he said, It is John, whom I beheaded: he is risen from the dead.

Luke 1:13-17

But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zachariah: for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.

Luke 1:76

And you, child, shall be called the prophet of the Highest: for you shall go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;

Luke 3:1-20

Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene,

Luke 7:24

And when the messengers of John were departed, he began to speak unto the people concerning John, What went you out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?

John 1:15-36

John bore witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spoke, He that comes after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.

John 3:27-36

John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.

Acts 1:22

Beginning from the baptism of John, unto that same day that he was taken up from us, must one be ordained to be a witness with us of his resurrection.

Acts 13:24-25

When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:3-4

And he said unto them, Unto what then were you baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.

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