Luke 3:3
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New International Version
He went into all the country around the Jordan, preaching 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;

Darby Bible Translation
And he came into all the district round the Jordan, preaching [the] baptism of repentance for [the] remission of sins,

World English Bible
He came into all the region around the Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for remission of sins.

Young's Literal Translation
and he came to all the region round the Jordan, proclaiming a baptism of reformation -- to remission of sins,

Luke 3:3 Parallel
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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The baptism of repentance - See on Matthew 3:4-6 (note), and Mark 1:1 (note), etc., and Mark 16 (note) at the end.

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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,

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St John the Baptist
Chester Cathedral. 1872. St Luke iii. 2, 3, 7, 9-14. "The Word of God came unto John the son of Zacharias in the wilderness. And he came into all the country about Jordan, preaching the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. . . . Then said he to the multitude that came forth to be baptized of him, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance. . . . And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

John's Rebuke of Herod.
Preached May 15, 1853. JOHN'S REBUKE OF HEROD. "But Herod the tetrarch, being reproved by him for Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which Herod had done, added yet this above all, that he shut up John in prison,"--Luke iii. 19, 20. The life of John the Baptist divides itself into three distinct periods. Of the first we are told almost nothing, but we may conjecture much. We are told that he was in the deserts till his showing unto Israel. It was a period probably, in which,
Frederick W. Robertson—Sermons Preached at Brighton

A New Age and New Standards
As the Kingdom Comes Ethical Standards Must Advance Every approximation to the Reign of God in humanity demands an advance in the social relations of men, that is, an advance in ethics. Every really epochal advance must have it or slip back. There must be, first, better obedience to the moral principles already recognized and accepted by society; second, an expansion of the sway of ethical duty to new fields and wider groups of humanity; and third, a recognition of new duties and the assimilation
Walter Rauschenbusch—The Social Principles of Jesus

Luke.
Lucas, Evangelii el medicinae munera pandens; Artibus hinc, illinc religione, valet: Utilis ille labor, per quem vixere tot aegri; Utilior, per quem tot didicere mori!" Critical and Biographical Schleiermacher: Ueber die Schriften des Lukas. Berlin, 1817. Reprinted in the second vol. of his Sämmtliche Werke, Berlin, 1836 (pp. 1-220). Translated by Bishop Thirlwall, London, 1825. James Smith (of Jordanhill, d. 1867): Dissertation on the Life and Writings of St. Luke, prefixed to his Voyage and
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I

Cross References
Matthew 3:5
People went out to him from Jerusalem and all Judea and the whole region of the Jordan.

Luke 1:16
He will bring back many of the people of Israel to the Lord their God.

Luke 4:1
Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,

Acts 13:24
Before the coming of Jesus, John preached repentance and baptism to all the people of Israel.

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