Then Jerusalem and all Judaea and all the region round about Jordan went out to him
And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea and those of Jerusalem and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.
And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, from Decapolis, from Jerusalem, from Judaea and from beyond Jordan.
And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?
Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who taught you to flee from the wrath to come?
The law and the prophets were until John; since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and whosoever will presses into it.
And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim because there was much water there, and they came and were baptized.
He was a burning and a shining light, and ye were willing to rejoice for one hour in his light.
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