New American Standard Bible
Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan;
King James Bible
Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan,
Darby Bible Translation
Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round the Jordan,
World English Bible
Then people from Jerusalem, all of Judea, and all the region around the Jordan went out to him.
Young's Literal Translation
Then were going forth unto him Jerusalem, and all Judea, and all the region round about the Jordan,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Jerusalem - The people of Jerusalem.
All Judea - Many people from Judea. It does not mean that literally all the people went, but that great multitudes went. It was general. Jerusalem was in the part of the country called Judea. Judea was situated on the west side of the Jordan. See the notes at Matthew 2:22.
Region about Jordan - On the east and west side of the river. Near to Jordan.
LibraryThe Dove of God
'He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon Him.' MATT. iii. 16. This Gospel of Matthew is emphatically the gospel of the Kingdom. It sets forth Jesus as the long-promised Messiah, the Son of David. And this conception of Him and of His work, whilst it runs through the whole of the Gospel, is more obviously influential in shaping the selection of incidents and colouring the cast of the language, in the early portion. Hence the genealogy with which the Gospel begins dwells …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
My Beloved is White and Ruddy, the Chiefest among Ten Thousand.
"Because I have Lived So Many Years"
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying,
And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.
And he came into all the district around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins;
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