This man had been instructed [in] the way of the Lord, and being enthusiastic in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the [things] about Jesus, [although he] knew only the baptism of John.
And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into the baptism of John."
Now John was also baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and they were coming and were being baptized.
(And all the people, [when they] heard [this]--even the tax collectors--affirmed the righteousness of God, [because they] had been baptized [with] the baptism of John,
And tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what should we do?"
But [when he] saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
but the Pharisees and the legal experts rejected the purpose of God for themselves, [because they] had not been baptized by him.)
And all the Judean region and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem went out to him and were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.
Therefore he was saying to the crowds that came out to be baptized by him, "Offspring of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
Now it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized, and [while he] was praying, heaven was opened,