Luke 3:3
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English Standard Version
And he went into all the region around the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.

King James Bible
And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins;

American Standard Version
And he came into all the region round about the Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins;

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he came into all the country about the Jordan, preaching the baptism of penance for the remission of sins;

English Revised Version
And he came into all the region round about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance unto remission of sins;

Webster's Bible Translation
And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance, for the remission of sins;

Weymouth New Testament
John went into all the district about the Jordan proclaiming a baptism of the penitent for the forgiveness of sins;

Luke 3:3 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

The country about Jordan

Which both Matthew and Mark call the wilderness. See on Matthew 3:1.

Baptism of repentance

Wyc., penaunce.

For (εἰς)

Better as Rev., unto, denoting the destination of the rite.

Remission (ἄφεσιν)

See on James 5:15. The word occurs in Luke more frequently than in all the other New Testament writers combined. Used in medical language of the relaxation of disease. Both Luke and John use the kindred verb ἀφίημι, in the same sense. Luke 4:39; John 4:52.

Luke 3:3 Parallel Commentaries

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the country.

Matthew 3:5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan,

Mark 1:4,5 John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins...

John 1:28 These things were done in Bethabara beyond Jordan, where John was baptizing.

John 3:26 And they came to John, and said to him, Rabbi, he that was with you beyond Jordan, to whom you bore witness, behold, the same baptizes...

preaching.

Matthew 3:6,11 And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins...

Mark 1:4 John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.

John 1:31-33 And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water...

Acts 13:24 When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Acts 19:4 Then said Paul, John truly baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying to the people...

Acts 22:16 And now why tarry you? arise, and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on the name of the Lord.

for.

Luke 1:77 To give knowledge of salvation to his people by the remission of their sins,

Cross References
Matthew 3:5
Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the region about the Jordan were going out to him,

Luke 1:16
And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God,

Luke 4:1
And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness

Acts 13:24
Before his coming, John had proclaimed a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

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