Matthew 3:14

Matthew 3 - Greek/English/Strong’s Interlinear


King James Version

But John forbad Him, saying, I have need to be baptized of Thee, and comest Thou to me?
New King James Version

And John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and are You coming to me?”
New American Standard Bible

But John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?”
New International Version

But John tried to deter Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?”
The Amplified Bible

But John protested strenuously, having in mind to prevent Him, saying, It is I who have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But he kept on trying to hinder Him, saying, As for myself, I have need by You to be immersed, and as for You, are You coming to me?
Phillips’ Modern English

But John tried to prevent Him. “I need You to baptise me,” he said. “Surely You do not come to me?”
Williams’ Language of the People

But John tried to prevent Him by saying, “I have need to be baptized by You, and You come to me!”
 
Mt. 3:13 π Mt. 3:15
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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.
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