Acts 19:3
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New International Version
So Paul asked, "Then what baptism did you receive?" "John's baptism," they replied.

New Living Translation
"Then what baptism did you experience?" he asked. And they replied, "The baptism of John."

English Standard Version
And he said, “Into what then were you baptized?” They said, “Into John’s baptism.”

Berean Study Bible
"Into what, then, were you baptized?" Paul asked. "The baptism of John," they replied.

Berean Literal Bible
And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into the baptism of John."

New American Standard Bible
And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into John's baptism."

King James Bible
And he said unto them, Unto what then were ye baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then what baptism were you baptized with?" he asked them." With John's baptism," they replied.

International Standard Version
He then asked, "Then into what were you baptized?" They answered, "Into John's baptism."

NET Bible
So Paul said, "Into what then were you baptized?" "Into John's baptism," they replied.

New Heart English Bible
He said, "Into what then were you baptized?" They said, "Into John's baptism."

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And he said to them, “Unto what were you baptized?” They were saying, “Unto the baptism of Yohannan”.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Paul asked them, "What kind of baptism did you have?" They answered, "John's baptism."

New American Standard 1977
And he said, “Into what then were you baptized?” And they said, “Into John’s baptism.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And he said unto them, Into what then were ye baptized? And they said, Into John's baptism.

King James 2000 Bible
And he said unto them, Unto what then were you baptized? And they said, Unto John's baptism.

American King James Version
And he said to them, To what then were you baptized? And they said, To John's baptism.

American Standard Version
And he said, Into what then were ye baptized? And they said, Into John's baptism.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: In what then were you baptized? Who said: In John's baptism.

Darby Bible Translation
And he said, To what then were ye baptised? And they said, To the baptism of John.

English Revised Version
And he said, Into what then were ye baptized? And they said, Into John's baptism.

Webster's Bible Translation
And he said to them, Into what then were ye baptized? And they said, Into John's baptism.

Weymouth New Testament
"Into what then were you baptized?" he asked. "Into John's baptism," they replied.

World English Bible
He said, "Into what then were you baptized?" They said, "Into John's baptism."

Young's Literal Translation
and he said unto them, 'To what, then, were ye baptized?' and they said, 'To John's baptism.'
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
19:1-7 Paul, at Ephesus, found some religious persons, who looked to Jesus as the Messiah. They had not been led to expect the miraculous powers of the Holy Ghost, nor were they informed that the gospel was especially the ministration of the Spirit. But they spake as ready to welcome the notice of it. Paul shows them that John never design that those he baptized should rest there, but told them that they should believe on Him who should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus. They thankfully accepted the discovery, and were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. The Holy Ghost came upon them in a surprising, overpowering manner; they spake with tongues, and prophesied, as the apostles and the first Gentile coverts did. Though we do not now expect miraculous powers, yet all who profess to be disciples of Christ, should be called on to examine whether they have received the seal of the Holy Ghost, in his sanctifying influences, to the sincerity of their faith. Many seem not to have heard that there is a Holy Ghost, and many deem all that is spoken concerning his graces and comforts, to be delusion. Of such it may properly be inquired, Unto what, then, were ye baptized? for they evidently know not the meaning of that outward sign on which they place great dependence.
Study Bible
The Holy Spirit Received at Ephesus
2and asked them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?” “No,” they answered, “we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit.” 3“Into what, then, were you baptized?” Paul asked. “- The baptism of John,” they replied. 4Paul explained: “John’s baptism was a baptism of repentance. He told the people to believe in the One coming after him, that is, in Jesus.”…
Cross References
Matthew 3:6
Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.

Luke 7:29
All the people who heard this, even the tax collectors, acknowledged God's justice. For they had received the baptism of John.

Acts 18:25
He had been instructed in the way of the Lord and was fervent in spirit. He spoke and taught accurately about Jesus, though he knew only the baptism of John.

Hebrews 6:2
instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.
Treasury of Scripture

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