'Baptize' in the Bible
I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:
Where did John's authority to baptize come from? From heaven or from humans?"
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations; baptize them into the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit;
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
I indeed have baptized you with water: but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost.
and, coming from the market-place, if they do not baptize themselves, they do not eat; and many other things there are that they received to hold, baptisms of cups, and pots, and brazen vessels, and couches.
Was John's authority to baptize from heaven or from humans? Answer me."
John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost and with fire:
and the Pharisee having seen, did wonder that he did not first baptize himself before the dinner.
Was John's authority to baptize from heaven or from humans?"
So they asked him, “Why then do you baptize if you aren’t the Messiah, or Elijah, or the Prophet?”
John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not;
And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost.
When therefore the Lord knew that the Pharisees heard that Jesus more disciples doth make and baptize than John,
(although Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were),
"No one can stop us from using water to baptize these people who have received the Holy Spirit in the same way that we did, can they?"
and I remembered the saying of the Lord, how he said, John indeed did baptize with water, and ye shall be baptized with the Holy Spirit;
And Paul said, 'John, indeed, did baptize with a baptism of reformation, saying to the people that in him who is coming after him they should believe -- that is, in the Christ -- Jesus;'
and now, why tarriest thou? having risen, baptize thyself, and wash away thy sins, calling upon the name of the Lord.
I thank God that I did not baptize any of you except Crispus and Gaius,
that no one may say that to my own name I did baptize;
I did, in fact, baptize the household of Stephanas; beyond that, I don’t know if I baptized anyone else.
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.