He was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in his spirit, he spoke and taught exactly the things concerning Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John.
And he said, To what then were ye baptised? And they said, To the baptism of John.
And John also was baptising in Aenon, near Salim, because there was a great deal of water there; and they came to him and were baptised:
(And all the people who heard it, and the tax-gatherers, justified God, having been baptised with the baptism of John;
And tax-gatherers came also to be baptised, and they said to him, Teacher, what should we do?
But seeing many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath?
but the Pharisees and the lawyers rendered null as to themselves the counsel of God, not having been baptised by him.)
And there went out to him all the district of Judaea, and all they of Jerusalem, and were baptised by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins.
He said therefore to the crowds which went out to be baptised by him, Offspring of vipers, who has forewarned you to flee from the coming wrath?
And it came to pass, all the people having been baptised, and Jesus having been baptised and praying, that the heaven was opened,