Matthew 3:11

Matthew 3 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear


King James Version

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:
New King James Version

I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
New American Standard Bible

“As for me, I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
New International Version

“I baptize you with (in) water for repentance. But after me will come one who is more powerful than I, whose sandals I am not fit to carry.
The Amplified Bible

I indeed baptize you in (with) water because of repentance [that is, because of your changing your minds for the better, heartily amending your ways, with abhorrence of your past sins]. But He Who is coming after me is mightier than I, Whose sandals I am not worthy or fit to take off or carry; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

As for myself, I indeed immerse you in water because of repentance. But He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He Himself will baptize you in the sphere of and by means of the Holy Spirit and fire,
Phillips’ Modern English

It is true that I baptise you with water as a sign of your repentance, but the one who follows me is far stronger than I am – indeed, I am not fit to carry His shoes. He will baptise you with the fire of the Holy Spirit.
Williams’ Language of the People

I am baptizing you in water to picture your repentance. But He that is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not fit to carry His shoes. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire;
 
Mt. 3:10 π Mt. 3:12
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See Also:


Writings on the Paidion Books Site
That Reference This Scripture

  1. A Voice in the Wilderness; Men Called Him Master - Elwyn Allen Smith In the first chapter of this excellent novelization of the gospels, John and Andrew are with the Baptizer.

  2. Why Waiting Meetings Are Profitable To Evil Spirits; War On the Saints - Jesse Penn-Lewis Meetings for “waiting for the Spirit” until He descends in some manifested way has been so profitable to deceiving spirits because they are not in accord with the written Word.
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