New American Standard Bible
for John had not yet been thrown into prison.
King James Bible
For John was not yet cast into prison.
Darby Bible Translation
for John was not yet cast into prison.
World English Bible
For John was not yet thrown into prison.
Young's Literal Translation
for John was not yet cast into the prison --
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
For John was not yet cast into prison - See Luke 3:20. The mention of this shows that John was not imprisoned until some time after our Lord entered on his ministry. The design of John was to call men to repentance, and to prepare them for the Messiah, and this he continued to do after our Saviour commenced his work. It shows that a minister of religion should be industrious to the day of his death. John still toiled in his work not the "less" because the Messiah had come. So ministers should not labor less when Christ appears by his Spirit, and takes the work into his own hands, and turns many to himself.
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God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.--JOHN 3:16. God . . . hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; to wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: …
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Now when Jesus heard that John had been taken into custody, He withdrew into Galilee;
For when Herod had John arrested, he bound him and put him in prison because of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.
For Herod himself had sent and had John arrested and bound in prison on account of Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip, because he had married her.
Herod also added this to them all: he locked John up in prison.
John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--
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